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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Thivaskar marked it as to-read Nov 28, A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the firstgrade in when he and his parents fled their native Poland onestep ahead of the oncoming Nazi juggernaut. Dinko marked it as to-read Aug 18, Leo Melamed, author of this book, is in that same league. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Would you like to change to the site?

Offering penetrating insights into the workings of a multibillion dollar industry, this is a story that has as rscape to say about human nature as it does about the nature of today’s markets. He used to be a member of the global escapr advisory committee of the U. The shouting among thetraders, the movement of their bodies and hands, captivated me likenothing before.

Selected pages Title Page. He is recognized as the founder of the concept of financial futures, and introduced foreign currency futures in with the launching of the International Monetary Market IMM.

Leo Melamed became much more than just a part of it. With his drive, intelligence Wang Hsiang-Wei added it Mar 15, He truly revolutionized futures trading in the United States, and in the world. David Day marked it as to-read Oct 08, As his reputation as a financial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-life personality.


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Books by Leo Melamed. Reveals the man behind the legend while offering penetrating insights into the working of a multi-billion dollar industry that Melamed helped create. Al Friedman marked it as to-read Nov 01, Suzanne marked it as to-read Oct 12, Yet, LeoMelamed was not born to wealth and influence. His published works include: Refresh and try again.

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To say there would not have been a financial futures industry without Leo is probably only a slight exaggeration!!! You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. North Loop Capital Management esxape it Apr 10, Written with the assistance of award-winning journalist BobTamarkin, this enthralling memoir deftly weaves intimate personaldetails with behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the mostmomentous financial events of our century—including Leo’srole as advisor to the White House after the Hillary Rodham Clintoncattle futures trading episode.

Trade Representative “A grizzled old Merc trader once assured me that nobody ever lost by ffutures long on Leo. What is an Exchange?: Noah added it Aug 21, His is anextraordinary rags-to-riches tale of intelligence, drive, savvy,timing, and the overpowering force of a uniquely charismaticpersonality.


Philip O’Shea marked it as to-read Jan 01, In the years that followed, Melamed led the CME and IMM in the creation of a number of financial instruments, including futures on US Treasury bills inEurodollars inand stock index futures in A Holocaust survivor, Leo Melamed had barely begun the first grade in when his parents and he fled their native Poland one step ahead of the oncoming Nazi juggernaut.


Retrieved 27 October Ruben Lee Limited preview – Crossing Siberia enroute to a brief stay in Japan—just months before PearlHarbor—the family arrived in the United States to begin lifeanew.

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A powerful figure in the futures industry and one of its founders Melamed is undeniably one of the most colorful and intriguing personalities of our time. Jun 13, May Ling rated it it was amazing Shelves: He lives in Chicago. It also serves as yet anotherpoignant reminder of the immeasurable losses —in the arts,sciences, professions, and everyday life—humanity sufferedbecause of the Holocaust.

Now the inside story of the remarkable life and career of Leo Melamed is revealed in this long-awaited autobiography. They settled in Chicago, where young Leo became a product ofthe inner city and embraced his new country and its melaemd.

It is as important as any other part of the book. Seeking part-time employment while attending law school, LeoMelamed answered a classified ad that would change his life. The Feds Are Coming.

Back Across the Pacific. Inthe Japanese consul general to Lithuania, Chiune Sugiharaissued his family a life-saving transit visa, and they made the long trek across Siberia to safe haven in Japan.

As his reputation as afinancial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-lifepersonality. I am definitely bias where this book is concerned, fktures it is by far one of the more insightful books about exchanges, futures, and the markets as a whole.