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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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 melaemd events of our century—including Leo’s role as advisor to the White House after the Hillary Rodham Clinton cattle futures trading episode.
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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. This book tells how. They settled in Chicago, where young Leo became a product ofthe inner city and embraced his new country and its culture. Seeking part-time employment while melsmed law school, Leo Melamed answered a classified ad that would change his life.
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Hailed as both hero and tyrant, Leo Melamed is undeniably one of the most colorful and intriguing personalities of our time.
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Acclaim for Leo Melamed Escape to the Futures “A well-written, fascinating memoir of a remarkable man of manyparts, who arrived in the United States at age 9, fleeing theHolocaust. They settled in Chicago, where young Leo became a product of the inner city, embracing his new country and its culture. Preview — Leo Melamed by Leo Melamed. Melamed became chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in Trade Representative “A grizzled old Merc trader once assured me that nobody ever lost by being long on Leo.
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The shouting among the traders, the movement of their bodies and hands, captivated me like nothing before.
Leo Melamed born March 20, is an American attorney, finance wscape, and a pioneer of financial futures.