Agricultural Futures Markets

  title={Agricultural Futures Markets},
  author={Paul Edward Peterson and Jin Wook Choi},
Agricultural futures markets were the backbone of early futures trading and continue to play a vital role in today's global economy. For more than a century following the founding of the Chicago Board of Trade in 1848, the United States dominated the world's futures markets with agricultural commodities such as wheat, corn, oats, and soybeans. Today, the global agricultural futures markets include not only grains but also livestock such as cattle and hogs; dairy products such as milk, butter… CONTINUE READING

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