Re: [OPE-L] The growing global market for derivatives and swaps

From: Jerry Levy (Gerald_A_Levy@MSN.COM)
Date: Sun Oct 08 2006 - 08:17:46 EDT

Hi Jurriaan:

Thanks, but the statistics cited don't tell us much other than 
what everybody seems to agree on -- i.e. that the global market
for derivatives and swaps is growing rapidly.

For interpretation and historical context, see Dick Bryan and Michael 
Rafferty _Capitalism with Derivatives_.   The Introduction, Contents, 
Name Index and Subject Index can be accessed  as a pdf file 
with a link at the following site:

Also, since you can read German,  another Marxian perspective on this 
subject is given by Paolo Giussani.  See:
Some other writings by others on this subject can be read by going
to the above archives page and following the links to other messages
in that thread.

In solidarity, Jerry

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