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Author Schneider, Sebastian.

Title Investments of Speculative Capital in Staple Foods : Effects and Implications Exemplified by the Case of Corn
Published Hamburg : Diplomica Verlag, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (61 pages)
Contents Investments of Speculative Capital in Staple Foods; Abstract; Table of Contents; Abreviations; Figures; 1. Introduction; 2. Theoretical Background; 3. Discussion; 4. Conclusion; 5. Recommendations; 6. Bibliography
Summary This paper elalobrates on the question whether speculative capital invested on commodity futures markets has an effect on staple food, on corn in particular, between 2006 and 2008. Effects as such amount to increasing prices for this type of grain, which may be the cause for the worldwide hunger crisis. Diese Studie geht der Frage nach, inwiefern Finanzspekulationen an den Warenterminbrsen fr Grundnahrungsmittel, respektive Mais (corn), die weltweite Hungersnot zwischen 2006 und 2008 ausgelst haben, bzw. eine Mitschuld daran tragen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Commercial products.
Vegetable trade -- Capital investments.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3838602579