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Andrew Hecht

Thu, Jun 24th, 2021

Andrew Hecht

Andrew Hecht

Andrew Hecht is a commodities trader and analyst with over forty years of experience. He began his career at Philipp Brothers, the world's leading merchant physical commodities trading company, in the 1970s through the 1990s. Hecht spent two decades with Philipp Brothers working in the commodities division, Salomon Brothers division, and at Phibro Energy where he ran trading, sales, and marketing in a wide range of commodity products. He subsequently worked with banks, hedge funds, and institutions trading commodities and managing risk. The business took him around the globe to assist producers and consumers. 

Andy has taught at the university level and writes prolifically on commodities for many portals. He has been one of the top-rated and followed contributors at Seeking Alpha over the past years.

Currently Andy is a partner at Bubba Trading and continues to analyze markets, teaching traders and investors via his newsletters, articles, and seminars. 

Most Recent Stories

Barchart- The Dollar Index Explodes Higher- No Technical Breakout Yet

The trend in the dollar index since March 2020 has been bearish, but since 2008, the index has made higher lows and higher highs. In the aftermath of the June FOMC meeting, the index recovered and moved...

DXU21 : 91.795 (+0.01%)
New All-Time Highs In May Lead To Price Carnage In June

The three commodity futures markets that reached record highs in May turned south in June. The corrections began before the Fed set the stage for a shift in monetary policy, but the prospects for rising...

LSN21 : 842.30s (-4.75%)
HGN21 : 4.3110s (-0.45%)
PAU21 : 2,643.90s (+0.51%)
Energy Demand Soars As The Pandemic Fades In The Rearview Mirror - This Week In Renewables

This week, some biofuel inputs fall while traditional energy commodities rise. Traders are staffing up for the renewable revolution, and lots more...

ZSN21 : 1371-2s (-0.99%)
ZCN21 : 653-2s (-1.66%)
SBN21 : 16.93s (+1.44%)
CLN21 : 73.06s (-0.81%)
NGN21 : 3.418s (+2.55%)
Silver Declines But Remains Above Technical Support

The silver price slipped in the aftermath of the June FOMC meeting. However, the precious metal remains well above the critical support level at the July 2016 peak, which was the breakout level in 2020....

SIN21 : 26.050s (-0.23%)
The Bullish Pattern In Natural Gas Continues

At the end of June 2020, natural gas fell to the lowest price of this century when it reached a twenty-five-year low. In June 2021, the price action has been bullish.

NGN21 : 3.418s (+2.55%)
Gold Struggled At The $1900 Level

Gold failed at the $1900 level and dropped like a stone after the June FOMC meeting, but the prospects for higher prices remain compelling. Gold is a currency and a commodity with a bull market that has...

GCQ21 : 1,776.7s (-0.38%)
GDX : 34.44 (+0.32%)
GDXJ : 47.87 (+0.63%)
NUGT : 59.53 (+0.30%)
JNUG : 85.68 (+1.31%)
Meats In The Heart Of The 2021 Grilling Season

Lean hog futures had been outperforming cattle, making beef futures inexpensive compared to pork futures. Over the past week, cattle have rebounded, and hogs have retreated from the highest price since...

LEQ21 : 122.625s (-0.20%)
GFQ21 : 157.150s (+0.93%)
HEQ21 : 98.700s (-2.01%)
Focus On Rare Earth Metals- This Week In Metals

This week, we take a look at the events in the rare earth metals markets, the commodities of tomorrow.

P0Y00 : 9,482.50s (+1.95%)
P4Y00 : 2,439.50s (+0.60%)
WASDE Selling In Grains And Oilseed Futures- The Weather Is Critical For The Coming Months

The monthly WASDE report came out last week, and grain and oilseed futures prices declined in the wake of the report. The most significant factor for the coming weeks and months is the weather conditions...

ZSN21 : 1371-2s (-0.99%)
ZCN21 : 653-2s (-1.66%)
ZWN21 : 651-2s (-1.51%)
A New Milestone For Crude Oil

In April 2020, crude oil fell below negative $40 per barrel. On June 11, 2021, the energy commodity’s price was over positive $70 per barrel and climbing. The crude oil market is on a bullish staircase...

XLE : 55.05 (+0.86%)
UCO : 78.29 (+0.58%)
SCO : 18.14 (-0.55%)
CLN21 : 73.06s (-0.81%)
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