IIT Stuart’s Michael Gorham to Participate in Historical Reenactment on Futures Trading at Chicago Board of Trade

Michael Gorham, industry professor of finance and director of the Center for Financial Markets at IIT Stuart School of Business, will participate in a dynamic historical reenactment on a key event in the history of futures trading on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at 3 pm in the outdoor space directly east of the Chicago Board of Trade.

The event titled “The Pit,” draws from the 1903 novel The Pit: A Story of Chicago by Frank Norris, which is a fictional narrative of the attempted manipulation of the wheat market at the Chicago Board of Trade in the 1890s. Read more.