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Wheat

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It wasn't too long ago that wheat was considered a sleepy corner of the commodity derivatives markets - a space occupied by farmers and food producers, and a far cry from the relatively exciting world of oil and gold. Times have changed. Tighter supply, soaring demand and growing speculative interest from a wide variety of investors have resulted in billions of dollars of new capital pouring into soft commodity markets, propelling wheat prices to record highs. The shift in market dynamics has

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