Synopses & Reviews
This book introduces reader to the fascinating, bustling, wheeling-dealing world of commodities trading, revealing the amazing journey that ends with juice in our glass, bread on our tables, and gas in our tanksand money in the pockets of savvy traders. A history of commodity trading relates the enthralling story of the rise of the Chicago stockyards, the city's earliest commodity markets, and the global spread of such increasingly high-tech trading centers. The mechanisms of the markets and time-honored trading strategies are also outlined. The book includes Myths & Facts and 10 Great Questions to Ask a Financial Adviser.