Hunger for profit

Hunger for Profit

Hunger for profit | 5′

von Caroline Nokel & Valentin Thurn
Redaktion: Steps International
Produktion: Thurnfilm 12/2012

http://<iframe src=““ width=“640″ height=“360″ frameborder=“0″ allow=“autoplay; fullscreen; picture-in-picture“ allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href=“″>Hunger for Profit – Why Poverty? (4:44 min – English Subtitles)</a> from <a href=““>STEPS</a> on <a href=““>Vimeo</a>.</p>

On one side of the world American star investor Jim Rogers explains how large investments and speculation on soft commodities affect prices. On the other side of the world market vendors in Kenya feel the effects. Prices on global exchanges for maize and wheat have tripled in the last 5 years. Maize has been the best-performing investment since the financial crisis began. Global returns rose in the last 5 years by: 55% for oil; 144% for gold; 146% for maize.