* Commodity futures have disconnected from the original purpose of reducing uncertainty for prices of food.

* I think the hours for electronic trading via Globex in agricultural and livestock contracts should be:

* Are Globex electronic trades held to the same rules as trades via open out cry?

* The CBOT CME Group has abandoned farmers, ranchers, producers, grain elevators and end users in favor of big banks and electronic high speed trading firms?

* I believe the hedging mechanism of the agricultural products has slowly eroded due to the electronic market and will worsen if the settlement procedure changes.

* Do you think the CBOT CME Group vigorously polices the manipulation of commodity prices?

* Wild swings in commodity pricing are damaging to the integrity of futures and hedging markets.

 
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