Box office futures

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In finance, box office futures is a type of futures contract in which investors trade shares in upcoming movies based on their predicted performance.[1]

United States[edit]

In the United States, the proposal was banned after studios, which was led by Motion Picture Association of America, stated "that box office futures would be easily manipulated and of no use to the big film companies. "[1]

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  1. ^ a b Itzkoff, Michael Cieply; Compiled By Dave (17 July 2010). "ARTS, BRIEFLY; Bid To Trade Box Office Futures Dies". The New York Times. p. 2. Retrieved 19 August 2010.

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