Mr. Leo Melamed, financial market innovator, writer, lecturer, and international authority on futures markets. Mr. Melamed is recognized as the founder of. Escape to the Futures Cover A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the first grade in when his parents and he fled their native Poland one. Leo Melamed has 4 ratings and 2 reviews. May said: I am definitely bias where this book is concerned, but it is by far one of the more insightful books a.

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Ali Ghareb marked it as to-read Sep 22, Tamarkin lives in Chicago. Books by Leo Melamed. Jen Wachtel rated it really liked it Feb 13, Crossing Siberia en route to a brief stay in Japan- just months before Pearl Harbor -the family arrived in the United States to begin life anew. Added to Your Shopping Cart.


His influence was and remains worldwide. His published works include: This page was last edited on 16 Decemberat There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It shows how an immigrantboy, after surviving unimaginable horrors, drew on the ‘elan,combativeness, and sophisticated conviction’ learned from hisequally remarkable father to build the CME and to lay thefoundations of the modern, Chicago-based, financial servicesindustry.


This intimate, revealing personal account is not to be missed. Under his twenty-five years of leadership, the CME was transformed into the world’s foremost financial futures marketplace.

Retrieved January 9, He practiced law until and was elected to the CME board in References to this book What is an Exchange?: A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the first cutures in when he and his parents fled their native Poland one step ahead of the oncoming Nazi juggernaut.

Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures

Yet, Leo Melamed was not born to wealth and influence. By using this site, you agree to the Dutures of Use and Privacy Policy. Refresh and try again. Seeking part-time employment while attending law school, LeoMelamed answered a classified ad that would change his life. Escape to the Futures. Crossing Siberia enroute to a brief stay in Japan—just months before PearlHarbor—the family arrived in the United States to begin lifeanew.


With his drive, intelligence My library Help Advanced Book Search. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Reveals the man behind the legend while offering penetrating insights into the working of a multi-billion dollar industry that Melamed helped create.

Table of contents Partial table of contents: Hisinfluence was and remains worldwide. Machines Markets and Minds. The Feds Are Coming. He used to be a member of the global markets advisory committee of mwlamed U.

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