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according actual amount appears average basis Board of Trade bought bushels buying cash cash grain cent Chicago Board clearing close commission commission houses comparatively comparison considerable contracts corn corner course crop customers dealers December delivery difference distribution effect elevators especially exchange expected extent fact figures future trading futures market gains grain greater hedging houses important included increase indicated individual interest involve January July June less limit losses March margin matter means merely mills Minneapolis month nature noted oats obtained October open trades operations options period position possible practice present probably profit purchases quantity question ratio reason reference regards relation result rule scalpers selling September short shown side situation sold specified speculative spread stocks supply TABLE terminal thousand tion transactions volume wheat wire houses
Page 260 - All purchases and sales made by us for you are made in accordance with and subject to the rules, regulations and customs of the Chamber of Commerce or Board of Trade where the trades are made and the rules, regulations and requirements of its Board of Directors, and all amendments that may be made thereto. The contract is made under the authority of the Act of Congress known as 'The Future Trading Act.
Page 99 - or ' scratch sales ' or ' pass-outs,' provided that the purchase and sale are made at the same exchange, on the same day, at the same price, and for the account of the same person, or (e) the sales are made by a broker on account of a principal, and the name of the principal is not disclosed to the buyer, provided the principal sells to the broker the same quantity and the same grade and kind of grain at the same price, on the same day, on the same...
Page 305 - Justice. (c) When the governing board thereof prevents the dissemination by the board or any member thereof, of false, misleading, or inaccurate report, concerning crop or market information or conditions that affect or tend to affect the price of commodities.
Page 305 - ... to affect the price of commodities, and any member who shall knowingly or carelessly disseminate such report shall be suspended by the Board of Directors from all privileges of membership for such period as the gravity of the offense committed may warrant.
Page 380 - In case anv property contracted for future delivery is not delivered at maturity of contract, the president shall appoint a committee of three from the membership at large, to be approved by the board of directors, which committee shall determine as nearly as possible the true commercial value of the commodity in question on the...
Page 260 - Please take notice that all orders for the purchase or sale of cotton, coffee, grain and provisions for future delivery are received and executed with the distinct understanding that ACTUAL DELIVERY is CONTEMPLATED and the party giving the order so understands and agrees.
Page 260 - All orders for the purchase and sale of any article are received and executed with the distinct understanding that actual delivery is contemplated and in accordance with and subject to the rules, regulations, and customs of the Exchange upon which the order is to be executed and the requirement of its Board of Directors and all amendments made thereto, and that the party giving the order so understands and agrees."5 The customer pleaded ignorance of the exchange by-laws and rules and contended that...
Page xxi - SIR: I have the honor to transmit herewith a report of the Federal Trade Commission with respect to the sale and distribution of milk and milk products.