Hogs and Pork Bellies went to a trade convention in Iowa, and ended up drunk and depressed. When they returned things were so bad that they had to be supported by Farm Aid. Soyabean Meal shacked up with Dakota Wheat, and the whole of the Mid-West was scandalised when he confessed to being genetically modified. Disaster struck for Cocoa. Last week she had been declared healthy after tests. This week EU bureaucrats said she could not mix with vegetable fat.
Promiscuous Brent Futures was firm all week and got very excited when the US drew down her crude stocks. Will Gold find happiness with Dr Greenspan? Will Hogs ever get off welfare? How will Soyabean Meal cope with being outed as a GM commodity? Who will Brent Futures seduce next? To find out, tune into the next thrilling instalment of Commodity news.