As grain supplies arrive from a harvest that is almost complete, thieves are targeting cargo, fuel and personal belongings on trucks headed into Rosario, where increasing drug trafficking led to a doubling of the murder rate in three years.
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to an indispensable tool for managing risk as well providing an alternative investment to traditional stock and bond portfolios.
Wheat fell in Chicago as traders weighed the potential impact of tension between Ukraine and Russia on grain exports from the Black Sea region as officials held talks in Berlin on resolving the crisis. Corn rose.
Zimbabwe’s Grain Millers’ Association is challenging the government’s initiative, made earlier this month to set minimum prices, because it’s problematic and will lead to food shortages, the group said.