The Resource The secret financial life of food : from commodities markets to supermarkets, Kara Newman

The secret financial life of food : from commodities markets to supermarkets, Kara Newman

Label
The secret financial life of food : from commodities markets to supermarkets
Title
The secret financial life of food
Title remainder
from commodities markets to supermarkets
Statement of responsibility
Kara Newman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
One morning while reading Barron's magazine, Kara Newman took note of a casual bit of advice offered by famed commodities trader Jim Rogers. ?Buy breakfast," he told investors, referring to the value of rising pork belly and frozen orange juice futures. The statement inspired Newman to take a closer look at agricultural commodities, from the iconic pork belly to the more obscure peppercorn and nutmeg. The results, recorded in this fascinating history, show not only how contracts listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange can read like a menu but also how market behavior can dictate global
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Newman, Kara
Dewey number
  • 332.6441
  • 338.19
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HG6046
LC item number
.N49 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Arts and Traditions of the Table : Perspective on Culinary History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commodity exchanges
  • Agriculture
  • Food
Label
The secret financial life of food : from commodities markets to supermarkets, Kara Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Buy Breakfast; 1. How Does Commodities Trading Work?; 2. The Spice Route; 3. The Commodity That Built a Nation: Corn Futures; 4. Great Grains; 5. Butter-and-Egg Men; 6. The Mochaccino Market: Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa; 7. Cattle Call; 8. This Little Piggy Made a Market: The Rise and Fall of Pork Bellies; 9. When Money Grows on Trees: Produce Futures; 10. Super Soybeans; 11. The Future of Food Futures?: Contracts to Consider; APPENDIX: Food Commodities Traded on Non-U.S. Exchanges; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527347
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000268913
  • (EBL)1028071
  • (OCoLC)823239669
  • (SSID)ssj0000758564
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11418556
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000758564
  • (PQKBWorkID)10781096
  • (PQKB)10477060
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000099273
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1028071
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000268913
Label
The secret financial life of food : from commodities markets to supermarkets, Kara Newman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Buy Breakfast; 1. How Does Commodities Trading Work?; 2. The Spice Route; 3. The Commodity That Built a Nation: Corn Futures; 4. Great Grains; 5. Butter-and-Egg Men; 6. The Mochaccino Market: Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa; 7. Cattle Call; 8. This Little Piggy Made a Market: The Rise and Fall of Pork Bellies; 9. When Money Grows on Trees: Produce Futures; 10. Super Soybeans; 11. The Future of Food Futures?: Contracts to Consider; APPENDIX: Food Commodities Traded on Non-U.S. Exchanges; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (209 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231527347
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000268913
  • (EBL)1028071
  • (OCoLC)823239669
  • (SSID)ssj0000758564
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11418556
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000758564
  • (PQKBWorkID)10781096
  • (PQKB)10477060
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000099273
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1028071
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000268913

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