Scott Irwin, University of Illinois Laurence J. Norton Chair of Agricultural Marketing, spoke at CME Group as part of the University’s new Illinois Lecture Series. Professor Irwin discussed the debate about speculation in futures markets and the role it plays in discovering prices and transferring risk.
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