The Global Transformation from Pits to Bits
- Michael Gorham, Director, IIT Stuart Center for Financial Markets, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA; 18-year veteran of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
- Nidhi Singh, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
Finance professionals in investment banking (34,000 analysts), and in the securities and commodities industry (93,000 analysts and managers), exchange managers, staff, and members worldwide, providers of exchange services such as brokerage firms and market data vendors, users of exchange services such as banking, energy and agribusiness companies, pension, mutual, and hedge fund managers, corporate treasury departments.
- Published: May 2009
- Imprint: ELSEVIER
- ISBN: 978-0-12-374252-0
"Gorham and Singh have expertly sewn together the history of exchanges characterized by four words -- transformation, competition, demutualization and globalization. For both history buffs and those looking toward what the future may hold, Electronic Exchanges is well worth the read." --William J. Brodsky, Chairman & CEO, Chicago Board Options Exchange "Michael Gorham and Nidhi Singh have done a wonderful job. Electronic Exchanges is very informative and pretty much dead spot on." --Harris Brumfield, CEO, Trading Technologies "A thoroughly entertaining insight as to how we got to where we are today from a point where many of us started in this industry. Not only the what and when, but an enlightened rendition of the why." --John McPartland, A key figure in Chicago Finance "This is a wonderfully readable account of the way exchanges have evolved over the years and are continuing to evolve. Strewn with anecdotes, data and analytics, this book brings alive in a vivid and meaningful way the remarkable changes in the world of exchanges. An important book for both the lay reader and the practitioner." --Ravi Narain, CEO, National Stock Exchange of India "The history behind and transformation of exchanges is one of the most colorful components of the financial space. Authors Gorham and Singh have done a great job of catching that color in a form that will be appreciated by the novice as well as exchange veterans. Excellent work and a must read for anyone involved in financial markets." --James E. Newsome, PhD, Board of Directors-CME Group