IBM's Food Trust network will help coffee and cocoa farmers and buyers verify information on their supply chains.
This summary highlights positions and changes made by speculators such as hedge funds and CTA’s across commodities, forex, bonds and stock index futures and options up until last Tuesday, December 8. A week where vaccine and stimulus optimism continue to propel stock markets higher and the dollar lower. The commodity sector meanwhile look set to finish the year with an elevated cross-sector long as speculators look for further gains in 2021.
MassMutual's push into bitcoin shows increasing adoption – of the narrative the cryptocurrency can work as a hedge against central-bank money printing.