Description:Â Armchair investors may soon be able to bet real money on how films perform at the box office.
Source: CNNMoney.com â€“ video report
Questions for discussion:
- How is this market similar to a conventional futures market such as one for gold?
- What risk is at play for investors?
- How can this risk be quantified?
- Would you recommend this sort of investment? Explain your reasoning.
- Should government regulatory bodies be concerned with this market?