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July 22nd, 2009
The Market Maker
Video: Inside the World's Oldest Commodities Exchange

The Chicago Board of Trade is the world’s oldest and largest commodities exchange and served as an inspriation to Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange. Click on the video below to learn about the history of the Chicago Board of Trade and how commodities trading works in the U.S. today. You’ll hear from Julie Winkler, Group Managing Director of Research and Product Development for the Chicago Merchantile Exchange and Sara Menker, a commodities trader with Morgan Stanley.

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