Global Conference 2010

Global Conference 2010

Understanding Commodity Trends

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 / 8:00 am - 9:15 am


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.

Moderator

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.


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