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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


Great Grains

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/9780231156714.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at the history of grain trading in the United States. The earliest organized trading of grain took place in Chicago in the 1840s, when farmers, grain processors, brokers, and ... More


How Does Commodities Trading Work?

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/9780231156714.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains how commodities trading works. It first considers how the commodities market evolved into what we know today before discussing how the modern commodities market works and how ... More


Commodities, Futures, Options, and Swaps, 1970–92

Ranald C. Michie

in Banks, Exchanges, and Regulators: Global Financial Markets from the 1970s

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199553730
eISBN:
9780191905445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553730.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Corporate Governance and Accountability

One of the most dynamic financial markets to appear after 1970 was the trading of derivatives. Prior to 1970 the fixed nature of both interest rates and exchange rates, because of government controls ... More


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