Report: Commodity investors inflate prices for food, fuel

10/17/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Speculation on the financial markets drives up prices at the supermarket and the gas pump, according to a report by Better Markets, a nonprofit organization that wants restraints placed upon speculative trading. The study focused on the effects of commodity index funds that buy commodities futures contracts.

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