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Author Markham, Jerry W.

Title Law enforcement and the history of financial market manipulation / by Jerry W. Markham
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2013
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Contents Manipulation: some history -- Market manipulation and the New Deal legislation -- Postwar manipulation and speculation -- Manipulation of commodity prices in a time of inflation -- Manipulation setbacks under the federal securities laws -- The battle over OTC derivatives -- The Dodd-Frank act -- Challenges for the new manipulation standards
Summary This is the first book to examine the failure of the U.S. government to properly regulate, monitor, and prevent financial speculation and manipulation of various markets. While the nineteenth century is surveyed in chapter 1, the book's focus is on the period from the first congressional efforts at regulation in 1936 to the present. One chapter focuses exclusively on the legal and financial aspects of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. All of the U.S. financial institutions involved with such regulation--the most prominent of which is the Commodity Futures Trading C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
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.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0765636735
0765636743
0765636751 (electronic bk.)
9780765636737
9780765636744
9780765636751 (electronic bk.)