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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Sandor, Richard L.
Good Derivatives : A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard L Sandor; Ronald Coase
|ISBN:||9781118216491 1118216490 9781118216392 1118216393|
|Notes:||Chapter 12: The Beginning of the Entrepreneurial Years.|
|Description:||1 online resource (649 pages)|
|Contents:||Good Derivatives A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation; Dedicated to My Family; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: The Early Years; The House of Sandor and Mirner; Bobby Fischer and My Days at School; Discovering Economics in Brooklyn; On to Minnesota; Berkeley Beckons; Chapter 2: Trying to Change the World; A Different Structure for a Different Kind of Exchange; Chicago--My Kind of Town; Structuring the Exchange; Talking to Regulators; The Dream Is Dashed; Chapter 3: The Berkeley Years; A New Direction. Plywood Futures--Learning How Others Create a Good DerivativeGrain Markets and Mortgages; Mortgage Interest Rate Futures--Creating Good Derivatives; Chicago Calls; Chapter 4: The Chicago Board of Trade Years; Mentors and Leaders; Trading with the Soviets; An Explosion in Grain Prices; Iron Men in Wooden Pits; The Gulf Wheat Futures Contract; Contract Improvement--The Brooklyn Farmer in Iowa; The Relationship between Futures Prices and Spot Prices; The Gold Futures Contract; Chapter 5: The Chicago Board of Trade Years; How GNMAs Work; Drafting GNMA Futures. Selling the Concept to Financial InstitutionsEnabling Legislation and Regulation for GNMA Futures; Transparent Markets--Greetings from the Grim Reaper; The GNMA Contract: Simple in Concept, Complex in Detail; The First Financial Good Derivative--
GNMA Mortgage Interest Rate Futures; Contracts without Lawyers; Her Name was Ginnie Mae; The Economic Benefits of GNMA Futures; Moving On; Chapter 6: Educating Users and Building the Market; Adapting at Conti; Travels with Charlie O. Finley; Finding Early Adopters; The Relationship between Prices in Different Months; Disseminating Prices. The Gordian Knot of Building a New MarketChapter 7: Treasury Bond and Note Futures; Trading a Notional Bond; Marketing Treasury Bond Futures; Educating Users; New Interest Rate Contracts; Ten-Year Treasury Note Futures; Innovation by Competition; Commoditizing Stocks; Chapter 8: The Decade of the Eighties; Exchange-Making in London; Three Men and a Market--MATIF; The Tale of Two Cities; On to Drexel; Once a Teacher, Always a Teacher; Drexel Grows; Drexel Becomes More International; Eurodollar and Stock Index Futures Contracts; The CBOT Options on Bond Futures. Chapter 9: Globalizing Chicago ExchangesThe Secret Ingredient of the CME; Financing Entrepreneurs; Catering to a Global Market with Night Trading; The Attack on Equity Derivatives--Wet Sidewalks Cause Rain; The Demise of Drexel; Chapter 10: Environmental Finance; The Acid Rain Problem in the United States; The Clean Air Act Amendment of 1990; Starting Over; Jack Welch and Kidder, Peabody; The CBOT's Role in the EPA Acid Rain Program; The First EPA Annual SO2 Auction; Chapter 11: Blame It on Rio; In Search of Trees--Commoditizing CO2; Caipirinhas and Climate Change; A New Academic Field.