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Introduction

in The Commerce of War: Exchange and Social Order in Latin Epic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111872
eISBN:
9780226111902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111902.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents an argument that Vergil's Aeneid, Lucan's Civil War, and Statius' Thebaid represent complex and distinctive responses to the socioeconomic mores of each poet's day. The distinction ... More


The Social Contract Among Commodities: Marx and the Subject of Exchange

Étienne Balibar

in Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273607
eISBN:
9780823273652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273607.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter unfolds the moments of a Marxist critical construction of the universal. From the first, Marx's theory of commodity and money fetishism formed one of the most admired and contested ... 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


The History of the CFTC

Alan N. Rechtschaffen

in Capital Markets, Derivatives and the Law: Evolution After Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199971541
eISBN:
9780199361458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199971541.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent agency with exclusive jurisdiction over futures trading in all commodities. The CFTC’s mandate has been renewed and expanded several ... More


Reciprocity Exposed

in The Commerce of War: Exchange and Social Order in Latin Epic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226111872
eISBN:
9780226111902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111902.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents an overview of economic morality in Civil War, and also describes the three central characters: Caesar, Pompey, and Cato. Civil War lacks any transaction that even approaches ... 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


The Mochaccino Market: Coffee, Sugar, and Cocoa

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/9780231156714.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter reviews the history of commodity exchanges trading coffee, sugar, and cocoa. Much of the earliest trading of coffee (and other commodities) took place in coffeehouses. It is impossible ... More


Commodity Exchange-Traded Funds

Christopher Milliken

in Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Commodity exchange-traded funds (ETCs), which debuted in 2004, enable investors to access an asset class previously difficult or expensive to access. Although a small segment of the overall ... More


Value Network Analysis for (Re)Organizing Business Models Toward the Sustainable Development Goals: The Case of the Agricultural Commodity Exchange in Malawi

Domenico Dentoni, Laurens Klerkx, and Felix Krussmann

in Science, Technology, and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goals: Insights from Agriculture, Health, Environment, and Energy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190949501
eISBN:
9780197528907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949501.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the use of value network analysis (VNA) as a diagnostic tool for (re-)organizing business models seeking to contribute to the achievement of multiple sustainable development ... More


Commodity Exchanges and Regulation

Jerry W. Markham

in Commodities: Markets, Performance, and Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190656010
eISBN:
9780190656041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656010.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) intensively regulates commodity futures, options, and swaps pursuant to the provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936. The Securities and ... More


Introduction

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The introduction explains the methods (derived mostly from anthropology) that the author will use to explain production, gift exchange, commodity exchange, and consumption in the colonial Southeast. ... More


Commodity Exchange

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Southeastern Indians and British settlers used both asocial and social forms of exchange, and thus commodity exchange was not a foreign concept to either party. Under the logic of mercantilism, the ... More


The Spice Route

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/9780231156714.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the history of spices and how they have been linked with currency and commerce. Spices, specifically peppercorns, were traded for several decades in the United States commodities ... More


The Commodity That Built a Nation: Corn Futures

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/9780231156714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the history of corn futures in the United States. Corn has had an enormous impact on both America's foodways and its economy. Speculators have aimed to profit from corn's ... 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


Tobacco as an Object of Exchange between Islanders and Foreigners

Mac Marshall

in Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explains why tobacco is the “perfect” exchange commodity between Islanders and Foreigners. As a drug food, tobacco served as both an inducer and an enhancer of trade. Tobacco encouraged ... 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


The Christ Commodity

Jennifer A. Quigley

in Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter evaluates Philippians 2–3, focusing on the language of gain and loss in Phil 3:7–11. In this passage, Paul offers a divine-human accounting sheet in which his statuses are counted as ... More


Government-led Institutional Reform: The Ethiopia Commodities Exchange

Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

in Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs: The In-Between Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278229
eISBN:
9780190278250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278229.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores agriculture sector market reform in Ethiopia and the role of diaspora networks. It documents the synergistic efforts of the government of Ethiopia and diasporan Eleni ... More


Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Adrian Randall, Andrew Charlesworth, Richard Sheldon, and David Walsh (eds)

in Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237006
eISBN:
9781846317422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317422.002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about market culture and popular protest in Great Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth century. The chapters deal with the marketing and ... More


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