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Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures

Leo Melamed, Bob Tamarkin - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 463 pages
He is one of the most powerful figures in the world of finance—a visionary who pioneered the modern futures industry and launched the International Monetary Market (IMM). Yet ...
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The New Gatsbys: Fortunes and Misfortunes of Commodities Traders

Bob Tamarkin - Business & Economics - 1985 - 295 pages
Details the lives, activities, and successes of America's commodities traders and reveals the workings of the commodities market, as practiced at the Chicago Board of Trade and ...
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Rumor Has it: A Curio of Lies, Hoaxes, and Hearsay

Bob Tamarkin - Social Science - 1993 - 277 pages
Gathers hoaxes dealing with sports, art, food, newspaper stories, the military, UFOs, the supernatural, and political dirty tricks
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Leo Melamed on The Markets: Twenty Years of Financial History as Seen by the ...

Leo Melamed - Business & Economics - 1993 - 278 pages
A riveting inside look at the turbulent, controversial world of the futures markets through the eyes of the man who made them what they are today. Melamed relates how he helped ...
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Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
An intriguing history of the futures market and speculation From Jay Gould's attempt to corner the gold market in the 1860s to the Hunt brothers' scandalous efforts to control ...
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For Crying Out Loud: From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen

Leo Melamed - Business & Economics - 2009 - 352 pages
A follow-up to Leo Melamed on the Markets, this book covers the developments in the futures markets since 1992 and discusses their transition through the digital age. The ...
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