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Description:  Armchair investors may soon be able to bet real money on how films perform at the box office.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report
 
Date: 04/02/2010

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2010/04/02/n_hollywood_futures.cnnmoney/

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?

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