Glencore (formerly Glencore Xstrata) trades in the stuff of which stuff is made. The commodities trader (metals and minerals, agricultural products, and energy) and a diversified natural resources conglomerate has interests in companies involved in mining, smelting, refining, and agriculture. In the energy sector, it markets such products as coal, crude oil, jet fuel, and gasoline. Glencore's holdings include minority interests in
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