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CILAPTER 1.--NATURE AND EXTENT OF FUTURE TRADING IN THE UNITED
Sec. 1.-The nature and prerequisites of future trading---
The “future” described ----
The futures market-
Prerequisites of future trading-
Commodities subject to future trading------
Sec. 2.-Historical notes ----
Probable origin of the Chicago future contract.
Adoption of rules governing future trading in 1865_
Official quotations printed by the board.
A clearing house established at Chicago in 1883
Future trading methods not yet perfected
Other futures markets patterned after Chicago.
Sec. 3.-Grain futures markets of the United States -----
Markets where grain futures are traded in--
Futures quoted at Chicago from 1877--
The continuous market and the call market.
Extent of business interest in futures on 15 grain exchanges.
Sec. 4.- Volume of future trading and the course of its development.---
Tax data for the Chicago Board of Trade
Items cleared at Chicago, 1910-1918_-
Clearances at Chicago and indices of future trading, 188+
Future trading at Minneapolis, 1904–1918..
Future trading at Kansas City, 1899-1918---
Volume of futures at Duluth, Milwaukee, St. Louis, New
York, etc -
Volunte on the Chicago Open Board of Trade---
Volume of trading in grain futures in the United States as a
whole, by five-year periods since 1884.-----
The preeminence of Chicago in grain futures.
CHAPTER 11.-('ONTRACTS AND FACILITIES.
See. 1.-The future contract.-----
Definition of the future contract.
An agreement to sell, not a sale-----
Standardization of futures and exchange control...
Prerequisites and limitations of futures
The importance of a continuous market..
“* Options" -------
Comparison of futures and to-arrive contracts
Future trading not strictly "trading in contracts"-