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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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A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall ...

Diana B. Henriques - Business & Economics - 2017 - 432 pages
The definitive account of the crash of 1987, a cautionary tale of how the U.S. financial system nearly collapsed--from the bestselling author of The Wizard of Lies Monday ...
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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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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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