Mr. Leo Melamed, financial market innovator, writer, lecturer, and international authority on futures markets. Mr. Melamed is recognized as the founder of. Escape to the Futures Cover A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the first grade in when his parents and he fled their native Poland one. Leo Melamed has 4 ratings and 2 reviews. May said: I am definitely bias where this book is concerned, but it is by far one of the more insightful books a.
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He is recognized as the founder of the concept of financial futures, and introduced foreign currency futures in with the launching of the International Monetary Market IMM. What is an Exchange?: However, it more a story about real leadership and the birth of innovation. To ask other readers questions about Leo Melamedplease sign up.
The Feds Are Coming. Trade Representative “A grizzled old Merc trader once assured me that nobody everlost by being long on Leo. Warren Buffett did it in investing, Bill Gates in software. Why that’s so, this endlesslyfascinating personal history makes clear. For those considering the book, I would suggest that you don’t consider the epilogue something to be skiipped.
His published works include: A Farewell to Arms.
Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Why that’s so, this endlessly fascinating personal history makes clear.
It’s almost sad to think this wake-up call was written in the context of anothe I am definitely bias where this book is concerned, but it is by far one of the more insightful books about exchanges, futures, and the markets as a whole. Mitch Troop marked it as to-read May 26, Almost single-handedly, he transformed a minor commodityexchange into the leading futures market in the world.
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Yet, Leo Melamed was not born to wealth and influence. Yet, LeoMelamed was not born to wealth and influence. Twenty years after their inception, Nobel Esxape in Economics, Merton Millernamed financial futures “the most significant innovation of the past two decades.
InMelamed spearheaded the creation and introduction of Globexthe world’s first electronic trading system, and became its founding chairman.
Leo Melamed born March 20, is an American attorney, finance executive, and a pioneer of financial futures. Sam Kh marked it as to-read Apr 07, Seeking part-time employment while futudes law school, Leo Melamed answered a classified escapd that would change his life. Offering penetrating insights intothe workings of a multibillion dollar industry, this is a storythat has as much to say about human nature as it does about thenature of today’s markets.
Want to Read saving…. Views Read Edit View history. Melamed has lectured and written extensively on the markets. Andy rated it liked it Mar 02, Machines Markets and Minds. As his reputation as a financial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-life personality.
In Escape to the Futures, melames meet the man behind the legend. Trading on the Run. Crossing Siberia en route to a brief stay in Japan- just months before Pearl Harbor -the family arrived in the United States to begin life anew. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He is one of the most powerful figures in the world offinance—a visionary who pioneered the modern futures industryand launched the International Monetary Market IMM.
Offering penetrating insights into the workings of a multibillion dollar industry, this is a story that has as much to say about human nature as it does about the nature of today’s markets. Warren Buffett did it in investing,Bill Gates in software.
Thivaskar marked it as to-read Melqmed 28, In the years that followed, Melamed led the CME and IMM in the creation of a number of financial instruments, including futures on US Treasury bills inEurodollars inand stock index futures in They settled in Chicago, where young Leo became a product of the inner city, embracing his new country and its culture.
The Lincoln Academy of Illinois.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Tamarkin lives in Chicago. The Beauty of Markets. A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the first grade in when his parents and he fled their native Poland one step ahead of the oncoming Nazi juggernaut.
It shows how an immigrant boy, after surviving unimaginable horrors, drew on the ‘elan, combativeness, and sophisticated conviction’ learned from his equally remarkable father to build the CME and to lay the foundations of the modern, Chicago-based, financial services industry.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. He lives in Chicago. Leo MelamedBob Tamarkin. Reveals the man behind the legend while ho penetrating insights into A powerful figure in the futures industry and one of its founders Melamed is undeniably one of the most colorful and intriguing personalities of our time.
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