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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Crossing Siberia enroute to a brief stay in Japan—just months before PearlHarbor—the family arrived in the United States to begin lifeanew.
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His is an extraordinary rags-to-riches tale of intelligence, drive, savvy, timing, and the overpowering force of a uniquely charismatic personality. 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.
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 Melamed, an attorney by profession, became involved in futures trading by accident. As his reputation as a financial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-life personality.
Back Across the Pacific. The Merc Goes to Washington. For those considering the book, I would suggest that you don’t consider the epilogue something to be skiipped.
He worked as a runner in the produce futures markets of the CME throughout law school, learning about the business. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Leo Melamedplease sign up. This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Seeking part-time employment while attending law school, LeoMelamed answered a classified ad that would change his life. As his reputation as afinancial genius grew, so lo the tales of his larger-than-lifepersonality.
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Almost single-handedly, he transformed a minor commodity exchange into the leading futures market in the world. Seeking part-time employment while attending law school, Leo Melamed answered a classified ad that would change his life. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Almost single-handedly, he transformed a minor commodityexchange into the leading futures market in the world.
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. The Last Piece in the Puzzle. Tamarkin lives in Chicago. In Escape to the Futures, you’ll meet the man behind the legend. Leo Melamed, author of this book, is inthat same league.
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