Commodity Exchanges and Futures Trading Principles and Operating Methods

Baer, Julius B. , and Saxon, Olin Glenn

Published by Harper & Brothers, 1949
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Title: Commodity Exchanges and Futures Trading ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Third Edition


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324 pages; Medium brown hardcover with title on spine in gold. First printed in 1929 under the title "Commodity Exchanges". Contents: Chapters: I. Historical Development of Commodity Exchanges; II. The Economic Functions of Commodity Exchanges; III. Speculation - A Constructive Economic Activity on Comodity Exchanges; IV. Grading, Standardization, and Inspection. V. Publicity of Prices, Crop and Market Reports, and Other Statistics; VI. Commodities Adaptable to Futures Trading; VII. The Futures or Exchange Contract; VIII. Organization and Operation of a Commodity Exchange; IX. The Clearing House and Its Relation to the Exchange; X. A Typical Transaction on the Exchange; XI. Hedging; XII. Hedging in Practice; XIII The Commodity Exchange Act; XIV. The Law of Commodity Exchanges - Relations With the State - Relations with Members; XV. The Legality of Clearing House Operations; XVI. The Exchange and Third Parties; Table of Cases; Bibliography; Index. 324 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 3232

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