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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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Wheels of Fortune: The History of Speculation from Scandal to Respectability

Charles R. Geisst - Business & Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
Wheels of Fortune is an engaging and original story that traces the rich, colorful, and often scandalous history of speculation in the U.S. financial markets. Set against a ...
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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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Brokers, Bagmen, and Moles: Fraud and Corruption in the Chicago Futures Markets

David Greising, Laurie Morse - Business & Economics - 1991 - 337 pages
Chronicles the FBI's four-year investigation into fraud and corruption in the Chicago futures markets
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Rebuilding Wall Street: "after the Crash of '87, fifty insiders talk about ...

Mark Fadiman - Business & Economics - 1992 - 274 pages
Long after the Crash of '87, fifty insiders tell about putting Wall Street together again. This highly provocative book cites the deregulation of Wall Street in 1975 as the ...
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The Futures: The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World's ...

Emily Lambert - 2010 - 340 pages
In The Futures, Emily Lambert, senior writer at Forbes magazine, tells us the rich and dramatic history of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade, which ...
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