The Regulation of Financial and Other Futures Markets
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- Author(s): WILLIAM L. SILBER, HENDRIK S. HOUTHAKKER
- Published: Apr 30, 2012
- Pages: 481-491
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-6261.1982.tb03569.x
My assignment is to speak about the regulation of financial futures markets, but in this respect the differences between financial futures and the traditional commodity futures are comparatively minor. Most of what I have to say, therefore, will apply to the regulation of futures markets in general. Towards the end of my remarks I shall say something about the problems that are particular to financial futures.