The Eddie-Murphy Rule   Leave a comment

trading-places1Link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/07/09/200401407/episode-471-the-eddie-murphy-rule

Summary: The Planet Money team consider the movie Trading Places and it’s scheme to make millions short-selling commodity futures (specifically frozen orange juice concentrate).  Includes explanations of commodity futures trading, short-selling, and regulation of futures trading.

Length: 26:05 min

Original air date: July 9, 2013

Posted September 1, 2013 by audioecon in Ethics, Finance, Government, Planet Money, Regulation

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