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Corn price rise: speculative bubble

The Reuter’s person on the spot at the Chicago Board of Trade says the price rise corn experienced this year was due to a speculative bubble caused by money moving out of stocks into commodities. The price is falling as the economy is changing. Of course there’s no discussion on the effect of reducing the […]

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Is the rising price of corn forcing up the price of food?

Is the rising price of corn forcing up the price of food? Despite the measured tones (and graph) in my previous post (Is the price of corn too low?),the price of bagels in New York seems to be more closely tied to the price of a bushel of wheat than I had previously imagined, at […]

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Chicago board of trade offers monthly agricutlural updates

The Chicago Board of Trade is offering monthly global agricultural market up dates, from 15th of each month.

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Brazil’s new ethanol futures contract

Brazil launched a futures contract for anhydrous ethanol on its Mercantile and Futures Exchange. The announcement was made on 24 April and the aim is to give producers and investors a chance of some certainty in the market in the future. According to my friend, William Lemos, writing for ICIS news in Houston, Texas : The […]

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CBOT mini corn and wheat futures

If you’re dabbling or playing seriously in the Chicago Board of Trade Mini corn and wheat futures, you can see what the market’s doing at no charge and live.

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Chicago board of trade offers smaller corn contracts

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) will be offering mini-sized Agricultural Futures for people who want to trade smaller lots electronically from 14 May 2007.

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