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Movie Futures Trading

Congressl Bans Movie Futures Trading In Finance Reform Bill

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It looks as if all that recent MPAA lobbying of the Democratic-controlled Congress on behalf of the major Hollywood studios has finally paid off. Beca...

Hollywood's Big Wall Street Smackdown

Mother Jones | Nick Baumann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was a Hollywood happy ending -- for Hollywood, that is. For weeks, big movie studios have been fighting an effort by two financial firms to laun...

Cantor Futures Exchange: Regulators Approve 2nd Movie Futures Market

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a second market that would give speculators a way to bet on expected movie box office receipts...

Boxer, Feinstein Weigh In Against Movie Futures Trading

thewrap.com | Daniel Frankel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The forces opposing two new movie futures trading markets gathered powerful congressional allies Tuesday. California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Bar...