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By Daniel P. Collins | October 1, 2012
Tommy Kent Crouch recalls that his first futures trade was in pork bellies and caused him to lose the down payment on the house for which he and his wife were saving.
By Daniel P. Collins | September 1, 2012
It was Edward Walczak’s experience running Chicago-based candy manufacturer Brach’s commodity hedging operation in the late 1990s that got him deeply involved in the markets.
By Press Release | August 14, 2012
The CFTC says the responses are intended to provide additional guidance to affected market participants.
By Daniel P. Collins | August 1, 2012
Clark Collins, managing member of Stuart, Fla.-based CEC Capital LLC, met Pierre Tullier, former president of commodity trading advisor (CTA) Dunn Capital Management, through his future wife.
By Elizabeth Campbell, Bloomberg | July 10, 2012
Speculators increased bullish commodity positions by the most in two years as prices rebounded from a bear market, boosted by a crop-damaging drought in the U.S. and moves by China and Europe to spur economic growth.