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, Jen Wachtel rated it really liked it Feb 13, Under his twenty-five years of leadership, the CME was transformed into the world’s foremost financial futures marketplace.

Trivia About Leo Melamed: He lives in Chicago.

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His influence was and remains worldwide. He is one of the most powerful figures in the world of finance—a visionary who pioneered the modern futures industry and launched the International Monetary Market IMM.

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mslamed Massis marked it as to-read Jul 31, 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. Escape to the Futures, you’ll meet theman behind the legend. Yet, Leo Melamed was not born to wealth and influence.


Suzanne marked it as to-read Oct 12, They settled in Chicago, where young Leo became a product of the inner city, embracing his new country and its culture. Trade Representative “A grizzled old Merc trader once assured me that nobody ever lost by being long on Leo.

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What is an Exchange?: A Holocaust survivor, Leo Futurws had barely begun the first grade in when he and his parents fled their native Poland one step ahead of the oncoming Nazi juggernaut. The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. No eBook available Wiley. Hardcoverpages.

Trade Representative “A grizzled old Merc trader once assured me that nobody everlost by being long on Leo. James Wagner marked it as to-read Jan 24, Anthemis Group added it Feb 17, Infuture 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.

Written with the assistance of award-winning journalist Bob Tamarkin, this enthralling memoir deftly weaves intimate personal details with behind-the-scenes accounts of some of the most momentous financial edcape of our century—including Leo’s role as advisor to the White House after the Hillary Rodham Clinton cattle futures trading episode. Views Read Edit View history. Page absolute bottom placeholder. Retrieved January 9, Now the inside story of the remarkable life and career of Leo Melamed is revealed in this long-awaited autobiography.


As his reputation as a financial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-life personality.

Leo Melamed: Escape to the Futures by Leo Melamed

Melamed tne a council member of the U. As his reputation as afinancial genius grew, so did the tales of his larger-than-lifepersonality. It is depressing that they regulators still appear to need the eloquently written words of a market leader.

Dinko marked it as to-read Aug 18, He truly revolutionized futures trading in the United States, and in the world.

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