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Jennifer Backer

Jennifer is a business writer and news junkie who has written about everything from copper mining to soaring cotton prices. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg News, The Arizona Republic, The St. Louis Business Journal, and The Seattle Times, among many others. Her specialties are financial reporting, SEC filing, private companies, markets and commodities, and investigative reporting.

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A reporter’s primer to covering commodities

Products like wheat, coffee, cocoa, cotton, milk, sugar, orange juice, live cattle and even pork bellies are bought and sold on more than 50 major commodity markets worldwide. Generally, agricultural

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