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Author Markham, Jerry

Title Law Enforcement and the History of Financial Market Manipulation
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (456 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Manipulation: Some History; 1:1 Manipulation: A Primer; 1:2 Ancient History; 1:3 Manipulation Arrives in America; 1:4 Commodity Futures Markets; 1:5 Manipulation Enters the Twentieth Century; 1:6 Governmental Reponses to Manipulation; 1:7 Speculation Continues; 1:8 The Federal Trade Commission Report; 1:9 The Futures Trading Act of 1921; 1:10 The Grain Futures Act of 1922; 1:11 The Law of Stock Market Manipulation; 2. Market Manipulation and the New Deal Legislation
2:1 The Grain Futures Act2:2 The Roaring Twenties; 2:3 The New Deal; 2:4 The Commodity Exchange Act of 1936; 2:5 Implementing the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; 2:6 Implementing the Commodity Exchange Act; 2:7 World War II and the Commodity Markets; 3. Postwar Manipulation and Speculation; 3:1 The SEC Adopts Rule 10b-5; 3:2 Postwar Speculation; 3:3 Postwar Commodity Manipulation Cases; 3:4 The Korean War and Commodity Price Concerns; 3:5 The Stock Market Boom: The 1950s; 3:6 More CEA Manipulation Cases; 3:7 SEC Manipulation Cases: The 1960s; 3:8 CEA Manipulation Cases: The 1960s
4. Manipulation of Commodity Prices in a Time of Inflation4:1 Crude Oil Price Concerns; 4:2 The Commodity Exchange Authority Falters; 4:3 The Potato Default; 4:4 Coffee Emergency; 4:5 Speculative Limits and the Soybean Affair; 4:6 The March 1979 Wheat Emergency; 4:7 Feeder Cattle; 4:8 The Silver Crisis; 4:9 The CFTC Defines Manipulation; 4:10 Energy Futures Arrive; 4:11 Other Rigged Trading Issues; 4:12 The Orange Juice ""Attempted Manipulation""; 4:13 The Ferruzzi Affair; 4:14 The Sumitomo Affair; 4:15 Academic Views; 5. Manipulation Setbacks Under the Federal Securities Laws
5:1 Rule 10b-5 Under Attack5:2 The Birnbaum Doctrine; 5:3 The Scienter Requirement; 5:4 Manipulation as Fraud; 5:5 The Materiality Requirement; 5:6 The Reliance Element; 5:7 Causation Elements; 5:8 Secondary Liability; 5:9 Extraterritorial Limitations; 5:10 Insider Trading Limitations; 5:11 Derivative and Stock Market Manipulation Concerns; 5:12 Treasury Securities Manipulation Concerns; 5:13 Pump-and-Dump Schemes; 5:14 The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995; 5:15 More Definitional Problems; 6. The Battle Over OTC Derivatives; 6:1 The Swaps and OTC Derivatives Markets Are Born
6:2 The CFMA and the Enron Loophole6:3 The CFTC Shifts Strategies; 6:4 The Justice Department Intervenes; 6:5 The BP Case; 6:6 False Reports to Exchanges; 6:7 Rigged Trade Manipulations and Section 4(c); 6:8 FERC Enters the Manipulation Arena; 6:9 The Federal Trade Commission Enters the Manipulation Arena; 6: 10 Closing the Enron Loophole; 7. The Dodd-Frank Act; 7:1 The Credit Default Swaps Market; 7:2 The SEC's Antimanipulation Role After Dodd-Frank; 7:3 High-Frequency Trading; 7:4 New CFTC Antimanipulation Powers Under Dodd-Frank; 7:5 ""Spoofing""
Summary First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Notes 7:6 The CFTC Becomes an Antispeculation Agency
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Subject Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Commodity futures -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Commodity futures -- Law and legislation -- United States
Speculation -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Speculation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Commodity exchanges -- Law and legislation.
Commodity futures -- Law and legislation.
Speculation -- Law and legislation.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0765636735