Understanding Commodity Trends
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 / 8:00 am - 9:15 am
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Moderators
Robert Bucklin, Chief Corporate Banking Officer, Executive Vice President, Rabobank International

Speakers
Carole Brookins, Managing Director, Public Capital Advisors
Paul Fribourg, Chairman and CEO, Continental Grain Company
Andrew Halle, Chairman of the Managing Board, ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. Ltd.
Joshua Harris, Senior Managing Director, Apollo Global Management LLC; Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Apollo Management LP
C. Larry Pope, President and CEO, Smithfield Foods Inc.

Commodity trading definitely isn't for the faint of heart — but it can offer dramatic rewards. The past few years have been nothing short of a roller-coaster ride. What's the outlook going forward? Can gold continue its amazing run? What are the prospects for global commodity demand and supply? Will we see spikes in food prices as we did in 2008? Panelists discuss price trends, the most promising sectors and the impact of China's growing appetite for energy and materials.