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The History of Commodity Futures Trading and Its Regulation

Title

The History of Commodity Futures Trading and Its Regulation

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Excerpt

This book analyzes the impact of regulation on today's commodity futures trading market by examining the development and growth of both. It addresses the development of regulatory efforts and examines the regulated futures exchange, discusses the creation and development of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and focuses on the types of commodity interests that are traded and their regulation. Commodity interests include leverage contracts, commodity futures contracts and options, and foreign contracts. Including an examination of the problems faced by the government in its regulatory efforts, this important new work is an accessible and authoritative guide for anyone involved in the commodity futures market, including banks, businesses, speculators, and regulators.

Description

xiv, 305 pages ; 25 cm

ISBN

9780275923136

Publication Date

1987

Publisher

Praeger Press

City

New York

Keywords

Commodity exchanges, Law and legislation, United States, History

Disciplines

Law | Legislation

Comments

Bibliography: p. 277-285. Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-285) and index