Forwards and Futures - Financial Markets - Robert Shiller - Lecture 21 of 26 - Video-lecture

Video-lecture, Corporate Finance

Description: Futures markets were started in Osaka, Japan in the 1600s to create an authoritative and meaningful market price for agricultural products, using standardized contracts. Since then, futures markets have been copied around the world to allow the hedging various future risks, financial and other. In the United States, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade have been the most popular futures trading markets.
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University: Yale University (CT)
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