For next week, on Thursday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen delivers the second leg of the Fed’s activities to Congress. For more details look at the Fed’s website, here. Also of note, the Fed released the details of the FOMC meetings during 2008. For a glimpse, look here.
Record Open interest for the emini S&P 500 March contract at record high prices for the S&P 500 index! (3rd graph, at bottom. Second is volume, and first is price since the start of 2014)
Also, during this week, Natural gas and Coffee advanced by 17.7% and 19.1% respectively. I have included weekly line charts of both for the past 5 years.
Nat gas weekly:
Coffee weekly, below: