19.07.2012 - The origin and evolution of the commodity futures market
Over the course of 175 years, the city of Chicago has defied the odds and emerged as a major player in the global market. From Al Capone to the current President of The United States, from the 1893 Chicago World Fair to this past summerís NATO convention, Chicago is a global city of past, present and future. Indeed, if one were to speculate at the cityís founding in 1837 that someday Chicago would have a Gross Domestic Product of $5.32 Billion, which is larger than 44 states today, it would have been nothing short of laughable. However, as this article will demonstrate, history is often a very ironic tale...............................................Full Article: Source
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