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December 21, 2000 - President Clinton signed Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 into law; provisions affected regulatory, supervisory roles of Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission: 1) certain over–the–counter (‘‘OTC’’) derivatives transactions were outside jurisdiction of CFTC; 2) under certain conditions, Act allowed trading of futures contracts based on single stocks, narrowly–based stock indices, with oversight shared by the CFTC and SEC; put OTC derivatives beyond reach of any government agency, existing law.

Mitchel Y. Abolafia (1996). Making Markets: Opportunism and Restraint on Wall Street (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 216 p.). Financial futures; Bond market; Stock exchanges.

George Angell and Barry Haigh (1988). West of Wall Street. (Chicago, IL: Longman Financial Services Pub., 215 p.). Stock index futures.

Jake Bernstein (1995). The Compleat Day-Trader: Trading Systems, Strategies, Timing Indicators, and Analytical Methods. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 227 p.). Futures; Futures market.

--- (1998). The Compleat Day Trader II. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 232 p.). Futures; Futures market.

--- (2000). How the Futures Markets Work: Understanding the Fastest Game in Town. (New York, NY: New York Institute of Finance, (2nd ed.)). Futures Market.

Lewis J. Borsellino with Patricia Commins (1999). The Day Trader: From the Pit to the Pc (New York, NY: Wiley, 239 p.). Top S&P Futures Trader in the United States. Index and Option Market (Chicago Mercantile Exchange); Floor traders (Finance) 

Brendan Brown, Charles R. Geisst (1983). Financial Futures Markets. (New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 179 p.). Interest rate futures; Stock index futures; Financial futures; Speculation.

Edna Carew (1993). Fast Forward: The History of the Sydney Futures Exchange. (St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 183 p.). Sydney Futures Exchange -- History; Futures market -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- History.

Edna Carew and Will Slatyer (1993). Trading Asia-Pacific Financial Futures Markets. (St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 224 p.). Futures -- Asia; Futures -- Pacific Area; Stock exchanges -- Asia; Stock exchanges -- Pacific Area.

William D. Falloon (1997). Charlie D.: The Story of the Legendary Bond Trader. (New York, NY: Wiley, 230 p.). Editor (Risk magazine). DiFrancesca, Charles; Chicago Board of Trade; Floor traders (Finance)--United States--Biography; Bond traders. 

Nancy B. Goldstone (1988). Trading Up. (New York, NY: Dutton, 262 p.). Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon; Floor traders (Finance)--New York (State)--New York--Biography; Futures market; Financial futures.

Jason Alan Jankovsky (2008). The Art of the Trade: What I Learned (and lost) Trading the Chicago Futures Markets. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 183 p.). Jankovsky, Jason Alan, 1961-; Commodity exchanges -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography; Capitalists and financiers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography; Businesspeople -- Conduct of life. Personal journey that reveals harsh dynamics of world of futures, options industry (drug use, financial irresponsibility, personal vendettas are commonplace, customer is often victim); battle against markets, brokerage industry, early penchant for self-destruction; what it takes to succeed on your own terms.

Perry J. Kaufman (1984). Handbook of Futures Markets: Commodity, Financial, Stock Index, and Options. (New York, NY: Wiley, 1 vol.). Commodity exchanges--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Donna Kline (2001). Fundamentals of the Futures Market. (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 256 p.). Futures market; Futures.

Robert W. Kolb (1997). The Financial Futures Primer (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 369 p.). Financial futures; Futures market.

Jerry W. Markham (1987). The History of Commodity Futures Trading and Its Regulation. (New York, NY: Praeger, 305 p.). Commodity futures--United States--History; Commodity exchanges--United States--History; Commodity exchanges--Law and legislation--United States--History.

Leo Melamed (1993). Leo Melamed on the Markets: Twenty Years of Financial History as Seen by the Man Who Revolutionized the Markets. (New York, NY: Wiley, 278 p.). Chairman Emeritus of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Finance--United States--History; Futures market--United States--History.

Leo Melamed with Bob Tamarkin (1996). Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures. (New York, NY: Wiley, 463 p.). Chairman Emeritus of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Futures market; Melamed, Leo; Stockbrokers--Biography; Jewish capitalists and financiers--Biography; Refugees, Jewish--United States--Biography; Jews, Polish--United States--Biography. 

ed. Anne E. Peck; Philip McBride Johnson ...[et al.] (1985). Futures Markets: Their Economic Role (Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute, 325 vp.). Futures market--United States; Commodity exchanges--United States; Financial futures--United States; Commodity exchanges--Law and legislation--United States. 

Mark J. Powers (2001). Starting Out in Futures Trading. (Chicago, IL: Probus Pub., 367 p. [6th ed.]). Futures; Options (Finance) Investment analysis.

Mark J. Powers and Mark G. Castelino (1991). Inside the Financial Futures Markets. (New York, NY: Wiley, 390 p. [3rd ed.]). Financial Futures.

Jack D. Schwager (1984). A Complete Guide to the Futures Markets: Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Trading, Spreads, and Options. (New York, NY: Wiley, 741 p.). Futures market; Commodity exchanges; Hedging (Finance).

--- (1989). Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders. (New York, NY: New York Institute of Finance, 458 p.). Floor traders (Finance)--United States--Interviews; Futures market--United States; Financial futures--United States.

--- (1992). The New Market Wizards: Conversations with America's Top Traders. (New York, NY: Wiley, 493 p.). Stockbrokers--United States--Interviews; Investment advisors--United States--Interviews; Floor traders (Finance)--United States--Interviews; Futures market--United States; Financial futures--United States.

--- (1996). Managed Trading: Myths & Truths. (New York, NY: Wiley, 318 p.). Commodity futures; Futures; Financial futures; Foreign exchange futures.

Martin "Buzzy" Schwartz with Dave Morine and Paul Flint (1998). Pit Bull: Lessons from Wall Street's Champion Trader (New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 306 p.). Active, aggressive index trader; Winner of several national trading contests. Floor traders (Finance); Wall Street.

Scott Slutsky (1999). Masters of the Futures: Top Players Reveal the inside Story of the World's Futures Markets (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 221 p.). Former Member of Board of Directors of of Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Futures markets 

Richard J. Teweles and Frank J. Jones, edited by Ben Warwick (1989). The Futures Game: Who Wins? Who Loses? and Why? (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 650 p. [2nd ed.]). Commodity exchanges; Financial futures; Speculation.



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