On the 40th anniversary of the IMM, Milton Friedman’s message on the 30th is being republished.
“Futures Markets Focuses on the 40th Anniversary of the IMM”
An interview with Leo Melamed by Futures Magazine
Now You Can Trade Black Sea Wheat -
An interview with Leo Melamed by Bloomberg News – May 24, 2012
FIA Interview: Leo Melamed and CME
Have a Long Standing Partnership
with Japan - as published in FIA Japan Newsletter - March, 2012
Milton Friedman’s 1971 Feasibility Study “The Need for Futures Markets in Currencies,” with an introduction by Leo Melamed. Published by The Cato Journal.
Report on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum event in Chicago as reported in the The Jewish Daily Forward - November 30, 2011.
Mr. Melamed's response relating to the direction of globalization and the free market ideal as published by the International Economy magazine symposium - Summer 2011.
Radio interview : The Free Market: A Talk with Commodities Expert Leo Melamed which appears on the Arutz Sheva Website - August 9, 2011.
Office flair - Leo Melamed: Chairman emeritus of the CME Group and "Founder of financial futures" describes his office décor; wants visitors to feel comfortable. By Kristin Samuelson - Chicago Tribune -
July 4, 2011.
Wall Street's Legendary Innovators - The current state of high-speed trading, derivatives and dark pools owes its history to a long line of innovators. By Ivy Schmerken -
Advanced Trading - June 1, 2011
2010 issue of Chicago Magazine.
Leo Melamed is in
fourth place among a list of "40 Visionaries" during
the past 40 years.
Behind the Scenes Exclusive" -
Book Review of "For Crying
Out Loud" in the SFO Magazine
(Stock, Futures and Options
Magazine) February 2010 issue.
Drives Markets and the Maker of Financial Futures" -
Recent review of "For Crying Out Loud" which
appeared in The Heartland Institute.
Screams to Screens"
Book Review of "For
Crying Out Loud"
appeared in the Wall Street Journal (11/17/2009)
Research: Inventing Financial Futures
By Kenneth Silber - Researchmag.com. (11/01/2009)
Crying Out Loud
From Open Outcry to the Electronic Screen
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
has announced the publication of Leo Melamed’s latest
in his own futures is neither shy nor retiring
Exchanges and Trading - Finanacial Times Special Report (10/20/2008)
Release: Leo Melamed to receive the 2008 Ellis
Island Medal of Honor. (05/09/2008)
Century, an op-ed piece by
Leo Melamed appeared in the Wall Street Journal editorial
Week - The Triumph of the 'Pork-Belly Crapshooters'
- Comments on the Rise of Chicago's Financial Exchanges,
February 19th 2007 - Link
to article at Business Week Online
Leo Melamed interview in Fortune Magazine, December
25th issue, page 124 "The Man Who Saw the Futures." Link
to CNN Money - Fortune Magazine On-line
Deal Could Force Rivals' Hands --- Two Men
-- Soft-Spoken CEO And an Exchange Veteran --
Savor Chicago Merc's Triumph
By Aaron Lucchetti and Susan Carey
October 2006 The Wall Street Journal
futures are the pistons that fire the global economic
engine, the life force of traders everywhere.
Leo Melamed invented them.
Link to: Hall
of Fame - Trader Monthly - June/July 2006 (.pdf)
Tribute to Leo Melamed in Honor of the Presentation
of the 2005 CME Fred Arditti Innovation Award
by Thomas A. Russo, Vice Chairman and Chief Legal
Officer, Lehman Brothers on April 20, 2006
CME FRED ARDITTI INNOVATION AWARD: Creative Ideas in
Financial Services - Leo Melamed ~ Chairman Emeritus,
As appeared in Barron's and Crain's on April 17, 2006
and in other publications.
appearing in the March/April FIA Magazine: The Future
of Futures in the 21st Century - by Leo Melamed
Release: Chinese Version of Melamed Memoirs Slated
in Effort to Further Development of Financial Futures
appearing in Financial Engineering News (September/October
2005): Link to http://www.fenews.com/fen45/one_on_one/one_on_one.html.
November 25, 2004
Thank the Pilgrims for eBay
This article by Victor Niederhoffer and Laurel Kenner
appeared in The Speculator, November 25, 2004.
Interview with Leo Melamed: Innovation Deserves More
than 15 Mintues of Fame
Reprinted with permission from SFO Magazine, June 2003.