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Governance: Case Studies

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

This chapter presents five case studies of various situations in which the governance structure of different exchanges has been at issue. A summary of the transformation (‘companization’) of the ... More


Butter-and-Egg Men

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the history of commodity exchanges trading eggs and dairy products. There was a time when eggs and dairy products were highly perishable and precious. And the traders who dealt ... More


The Future of Food Futures?: Contracts to Consider

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the possibility that a futures market could be created for each of the food products that are currently not represented on U.S. commodity exchanges. These commodities are ... More


What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The author's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all—his fortune, his reputation, and his job—in one fatal ... More


This Little Piggy Made a Market: The Rise and Fall of Pork Bellies

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the rise and fall of pork bellies as commodities traded on the futures markets. As a financial instrument, pork bellies were iconic. For many, the image of greedy traders as ... More


Cattle Call

Kara Newman

in The Secret Financial Life of Food: From Commodities Markets to Supermarkets

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156714
eISBN:
9780231527347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156714.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the history of cattle trading on the commodities market. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange was born from butter and eggs, evolving by the late 1920s into a meaty ... More


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