'Polar Pig': Cold Weather Challenges Traders

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Jan. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Su Keenan reports on the impact of the cold weather on commodity prices. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves." (Source: Bloomberg)

Keenan with me now.

What does this volatility mean for the big layers out there?

We have agricultural commodities, volatile, and natural gas is already surged, all on the cold weather.

We also have the coldest start to the u.s. heating season and 13 years.

Much of the country just shoveled out from a blizzard.

We are seeing wind chills below zero.

The chicago forecasters say below zero all day.

These are dangerous conditions for people.

Challenging conditions for traders.

Natural gas has been selling off as we head into the close.

In the meanwhile, we have electricity topping 5000 megawatt hours.

That is a record.

The consumers will feel this in their heating bills.

From natural gas to crop futures, what else are you keeping your eye on?

Another wildcard.

One agricultural meteorologist forecasting 50% of the winter wheat crop could be damaged.

-10 in kansas, colorado.

The heart of the breadbasket.

Cold weather stretching from texas to florida.

They're the biggest gainers as we had to the markets.

Su keenan there on commodities for us.

Speaking of volatility, we will

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