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Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

The Industrial Agricultural System is Limiting Food Access and Driving Climate Change
Kirtana Chandraeskaran of Friends of the Earth International explains why the UN Conference on World Food Security stopped short of recognizing that the industrial food sector is the greatest agricultural contributor to climate change

  October 25, 2016

Speculators Misunderstood the Oil Wars and Market Meltdown
Journalist Steve LeVine says most investors thought high-priced US shale would cause a boom and that the economy would benefit from low oil prices - so far they are wrong on both counts

  February 3, 2016

Wall Street Getting Rich At Expense of Farmers and the Poor
More protections needed to safeguard the health of the global food and farming system

  June 18, 2013

The Financialization of Food
Sasha Breger Bush: In the name of democratizing finance, derivative exchanges are achieving the opposite

  January 31, 2013

UNCTAD: High Frequency Trading and Speculation Leads to Higher Prices
Nicolas Maystre: Study shows relationship between food price volatility and high frequency trading

  November 1, 2012

The Real Hunger Games - Big Commodity Traders Control World Grain Market
Sophia Murphy: Four big traders have anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of the global trade in grains around the world

  September 3, 2012

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices
Michael Greenberger: Weak regulations on speculators swamping markets and lack of enforcement of existing laws on criminal intent, are driving up prices

  April 13, 2012

High Oil Prices Must be Subject of Criminal Investigation
Michael Greenberger: Big banks and traders involved in a criminal conspiracy to raise oil prices

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