The Derivative Project

Betsy Jensen and New York Times

Open Letter to The New York Times and the Star Tribune

Dear Editors of The New York Times and The Star Tribune: The Star Tribune, Minneapolis, Minnesota published an article, MF Global Woes Ripple Into the Heartland this week concerning the plight of Minnesota farmers who have had thousands of dollars, used for hedging their crops, frozen, due to the MF…

First Minnesotan Betsy Jensen, Now Our Dairy Farmers: End Users, Don’t Be Manipulated Any More By Derivative Dealers

Congress:  The Charade of “What is Best for End Users” Is Over December 12, 2010, The Derivative Project presented Congress and Mr. Gensler a “to-do” list for reforming OTC Derivatives and meeting end users’ hedging needs.  Congress, it is time for serious debate on this alternative. Taxpayers deserve no less…