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Falling commodity prices may be largest risk to farms, bankers say

The greatest risks to the farm sector this year may come from lower-than-expected commodity prices, followed by higher-than-expected costs for fertilizer, fuel, and other inputs, according to a majority of 49 agricultural banks surveyed in the latest Agricultural Finance Monitor.

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Olivier de Schutter on speculation and food security

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"The experts, including those from international agencies, have now agreed that speculation does influence price volatility. However, its part in the current price increases is smaller than in 2008. Price volatility is highly disadvantageous to producers. It complicates planning and increases the risks. It can also create panic situations."

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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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International nonprofits call for stronger financial controls to prevent another financial crisis

International nonprofits call for stronger financial controls to prevent another financial crisis | Questions de développement ... | Scoop.it

Une mobilisation asiatique contre la spéculation !

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