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    • The Futures

    • The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World's Biggest Markets
    • By: Emily Lambert
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Futures, Emily Lambert, senior writer at Forbes magazine, tells us the rich and dramatic history of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Chicago Board of Trade, which together comprised the original, most bustling futures market in the world. She details the emergence of the futures business as a kind of meeting place for gamblers and farmers and its subsequent transformation into a sophisticated electronic market where contracts are traded at lightning-fast speeds.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great concept, but falls short

    • By Philo on 10-21-11
    • The Rise of the Speculator and the Origins of the World's Biggest Markets
    • By: Emily Lambert
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 12-28-10
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 51 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95