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Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Format: Streaming
Length: 1.23
Grade Level: 7-12+
Closed Captioned

A peek into the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, where cattle futures stand in for cattle

Discussion Question:

Why do futures traders deal with symbols instead of the actual product (like a cow)?

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Subject Areas

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Economics

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United States

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