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Did Goldman Sachs rig commodities markets?

CNN Money - 11/20/2014 8:24:35 PM
According to the report, Wall Street banks may have manipulated commodity prices in recent years, raising costs on consumers. The investigation looked into the holdings and dealings of Goldman (GS), JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Morgan Stanley (MS) in physical ...

Shareholders strike out at remuneration as commodity boom fades

Brisbane Times - 11/21/2014 12:16:38 PM
Photo: Bloomberg Mining and resources stocks are receiving an increased number of strikes against remuneration reports this year, as diving commodity prices darken the mood of shareholders. Three resources-focused companies have already suffered a strike ...

Under Senate glare, Goldman rejects commodity manipulation

Yahoo News - 11/21/2014 12:20:48 AM
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday took the lead in rejecting allegations by a U.S. Senate subcommittee that Wall Street banks were exploiting physical commodity markets to manipulate prices and gain unfair trading advantages.

Wall Street Banks Manipulated Commodity Prices At Consumers' Expense, Senate Report Finds

The Huffington Post - 11/19/2014 5:09:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three big Wall Street banks that have owned commodities such as aluminum exposed themselves to risk and in some cases manipulated prices in a way that raised costs for consumers, a Senate investigation has found. The heavy involvement ...

Negative Energy: How Lower Energy Prices Change Commodity Fundamentals

Seeking Alpha - 11/19/2014 5:59:37 AM
The prices of many commodities have dropped in 2014. It all starts with the demand side of the fundamental equation that relies on global growth. While the US economy has recovered from the financial crisis of 2008 and continues to chug along, the rest of ...

Go Where It Is Darkest: When Company, Country, Currency And Commodity Risk Collide!

Value Walk - 11/20/2014 6:22:53 PM
In this post, I want to focus on two companies, one Brazilian (Vale) and one Russian (Lukoil), where bad corporate governance, a spike in country risk, currency weakness and plunging commodity prices have conspired to devastating effect on their stock prices.

3 Country ETFs to Benefit from Falling Commodity Prices

Yahoo Finance - 11/20/2014 2:55:18 PM
The glorious years of the commodity super-cycle, which started back in 2000, now seems like a distant past. After a decade long outperformance, most of the commodities have yielded to the forces of gravity. The benchmark Bloomberg commodity index has ...

How To Address lower Commodity Prices

WTVB - 11/20/2014 8:17:25 PM
Prior to this years trade talk the USDA confirmed that we are looking at record corn production, and even with some of the harvest delays here in Wisconsin and Michigan most market analyst agree. Among them is Bryan Doherty from Stewart Peterson who agrees ...

Senate probe says Goldman, other banks exploited commodity markets

FORTUNE - 11/20/2014 2:26:40 PM
A two-year Senate investigation into Wall Street’s physical commodities business found that U.S. banks had manipulated prices and gained unfair trading advantages at the expense of consumers. While the detailed report was critical of how banks purchased ...

BHP board mulls mitigation as prices plummet

Sydney Morning Herald - 11/21/2014 12:09:28 PM
The prices of three of the major commodities that underpin the company's profit performance are in free-fall. History will judge the BHP Billiton board and management on the quality of their mitigation plan. In other words, how much cost cutting and ...

What are the consequences of commodities price slump?

The Hindu Business Line - 11/19/2014 5:48:17 PM
When prices of commodity rise they transfer riches from consumers to producers but when they fall consumers benefit. With so much at stake, the turning points are important. Currently we are standing at the cusp of such a turning point. Commodity prices ...

RPT-Senate probe says Goldman, other banks exploited commodity markets

Reuters - 11/20/2014 5:08:19 AM
The 403-page document, which comes in the final weeks of Levin's role as chairman of the committee, stresses the need to separate banking from commerce and to prohibit the exploitation of commodity prices. While the report sheds some new light on the size ...

Global commodity price trends and China’s role in shaping global markets

REVE - 11/18/2014 9:31:22 PM
The most recent economic “super-cycle,” a decades-long trend of rising commodity prices, has been influenced by the surging growth of China since the turn of this century. Now, as China begins its shift from an export-led growth model to a model based ...

Tim Hortons' price hike

MeatPoultry.com - 11/20/2014 11:16:23 PM
Rising commodity prices and a merger with Burger King have Tim Hortons raising prices for coffee and breakfast sandwiches at its Canada locations. TORONTO – Canadians can expect to pay more on their morning run to Tim Hortons. The restaurant chain ...

Local Commodity Prices

Vincennes Sun Commercial - 11/20/2014 4:54:00 AM
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