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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

October 25, 2016

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

Speculators Misunderstood the Oil Wars and Market Meltdown

February 3, 2016

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

Wall Street Getting Rich At Expense of Farmers and the Poor

June 18, 2013

More protections needed to safeguard the health of the global food and farming system

The Financialization of Food

January 31, 2013

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

UNCTAD: High Frequency Trading and Speculation Leads to Higher Prices

November 1, 2012

Nicolas Maystre: Study shows relationship between food price volatility and high frequency trading

The Real Hunger Games – Big Commodity Traders Control World Grain Market

September 3, 2012

Sophia Murphy: Four big traders have anywhere from 75 to 90 percent of the global trade in grains around the world

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

April 13, 2012

Michael Greenberger: Weak regulations on speculators swamping markets and lack of enforcement of existing laws on criminal intent, are driving up prices

High Oil Prices Must be Subject of Criminal Investigation

March 28, 2012

Michael Greenberger: Big banks and traders involved in a criminal conspiracy to raise oil prices