It’s time to short sell the orange juice commodities in Trading Places. Billy and Louis wait for the right price to sell and then hear from the Secretary of Agriculture that the market for oranges won’t be as bad as anticipated so then turn around to buy cheap.
Trading Places — Pork Bellies Going Down
Billy, played by Eddie Murphy in Trading Places, works through the process of why pork belly prices are declining during the Christmas season.
Wolf of Wall Street — Nobody Knows
The efficient market hypothesis states that any available information about a market is already captured in the market price. Matthew McConaughey, in The Wolf of Wall Street, notes that the first rule of the market is that no one knows what is going to happen, especially stock brokers.