Tag Archives: runup


Bernanke: ‘We have lost control’: Economist recounts talk with Feds Chairman

TMCnet – Several months ago, economist David Hale had a private meeting with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who was trying to ward off a recession by lowering interest rates and increasing the money supply in the economy. The problem […]

Resource rout claims hedge fund

Globe and Mail – A year ago, Dwight Anderson was being hailed as the "king of commodities," a precocious 40-year-old hedge fund manager who made a prescient – and highly profitable – bet that global food prices would spike in […]

Falling Prices Lift Investors’ Cautious Mood

istockAnalyst.com- Investors face something of a new landscape in financial markets this week after tumbling oil and food prices eased immediate concerns about inflation, potentially freeing central banks to fight slow economic growth. The focus, however, will also be on […]

Tate & Lyle boss calls for hedge fund curbs

Daily Telegraph- The chief executive of the sugar refining group Tate & Lyle has hit out at hedge funds and other commodity speculators, calling for them to face greater regulation in a bid to hold back soaring food prices. Hedge […]

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