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Goldman bankers get rich betting on food prices as millions starve

Goldman bankers get rich betting on food prices as millions starve | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Goldman Sachs made more than a quarter of a billion pounds last year by speculating on food staples, reigniting the controversy over banks profiting from the global food crisis.

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ciia's curator insight, February 2, 2013 2:35 PM

68% des profits de la banque ont été générés en 2012 par la spéculation sur les produits de base comme le bé et le maïs. Ces résultats ont justifié le versement en moyenne de 250.000 £ aux traders... Les producteurs et ceux qui sont sous-alimentés apprécieront...

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Unholy trade of making millions out of misery

Unholy trade of making millions out of misery | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Every so often a business titan forgets himself, drops his guard and tells us what he’s really thinking.

So it was that a big cheese at the world’s largest commodities trader bragged that the worst drought to hit the US since the 1930s – and the worrying volatility in food prices around the world – will be “good for Glencore”.

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