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Commodities Trading

Oil, gold, soybeans...orange juice? Commodities trading is one of the oldest markets around, with its own special traits and rules. Check here for informative material on the commodity trading markets and the companies that participate in them.

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9 Book

The World for Sale

Money, Power, and the Traders Who Barter the Earth's Resources
Javier Blas and Jack Farchy
Oxford UP, 2021
8 Article

Our Global Food System Was Already in Crisis. Russia’s War Will Make It Worse

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.
Raj Patel
Boston Review, 2022
9 Article
Philip Hirschhorn and Tom Brijs
Boston Consulting Group, 2021
8 Article

Ukrainian Invasion Adds to Chaos for Global Supply Chains

Russia’s military incursion is severing key supply chains and setting off a scramble among global companies to comply with new sanctions.
Ana Swanson
The New York Times, 2022
8 Podcast

Should You Bet on Hydrogen Fuel?

Convenience Matters podcast
Donovan Woods et al.
Convenience Matters, 2019
8 Report
Antti Belt and Steven Kok
Boston Consulting Group, 2018
9 Article

If the Trade War Starts to Damage the Economy, Here’s How You’ll Be Able to Tell

Early Indicators Include Executive Surveys and Futures Markets.
Neil Irwin
The New York Times, 2018
8 Article
Maddie Stone
Gizmodo, 2016
8 Book

The Real Cost of Fracking

How America’s Shale-Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Beacon Press, 2014
9 Book

Hot Commodities

How Anyone Can Invest Profitably in the World
Jim Rogers
Random House, 2004