Success and failure of futures contracts theory and empirical evidence by Deborah G. Black

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Published by Salomon Brothers Center for the Study of Financial Institutions, Graduate School of Business Administration, New York University in New York, N.Y. (90 Trinity Pl., New York 10006) .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Commodity exchanges.,
  • Commodity exchanges -- United States.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 65-68.

Book details

Statementby Deborah G. Black.
SeriesMonograph series in finance and economics ;, monograph 1986-1
ContributionsSalomon Brothers Center for the Study of Financial Institutions.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG6046 .B52 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2437446M
LC Control Number87129777

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