Risks and Rewards Deutsche Bank Returns to Commodities Speculation

Many financial institutions and multinational organizations view speculating on food commodities as a dangerous game and a contributor to global hunger. Despite its bruised reputation, Deutsche Bank is leaping back into the business.
Traders work the pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Traders work the pit at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan