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Commodity Trading

MF Global Fallout Fueling Calls For Reforms In One Trading Sector

Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Agricultural bankers and other players in the world's grain markets say fallout from the collapse of giant broker MF Global is...

Commodities Trading Regulator Filed Record Actions In Past Year

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A federal agency that regulates commodities trading says it brought the most enforcement actions it has in its 37-year history during th...

Hedge Funds Are Making A Killing On Commodities As Gold Prices Soar

bloomberg.com | Chanyaporn Chanjoroen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Bets by hedge funds and large speculators on further gains in commodity prices are holding near their highest level in more than...

Hugo Chavez's Very Excellent Windfall Oil Profit Tax

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Hugo Chavez is not a friend of ours, but he does come up with some good ideas, since we are dealing with a commodity that has left all ballast of free market determination far behind.