Speculating and Hedging: Two Sides Of Your Coin – AgWeb

Market speculators may be the most reviled contributors to the agricultural economy, but they play an important role in commodities trading and have increasing power to impact the markets. © Stock photo TAGS: Marketing, Overseas December 18, 2014 The following guest article is by Joe Lardy, CHS Hedging Research Analyst. Some producers and consumers consider market …

Is wealth-building zero-sum? – Patheos (blog)

This isn’t so much a rhetorical question as a real issue for discussion. Here’s an article I came across in my twitter feed earlier today:  “This is what reparations could actually look like in America.”  Not much is really new here:  the author, Chuck Collins, proposes that the funds for the reparations would come from …