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The International Monetary Market (IMM) of Chicago and its economic backdrop. The IMM as the marketplace which ushered in the financial futures revolution that ultimately changed and reshaped modern concepts of risk management. Some statistics to show the worldwide acceptance of this tool of finance, and a detailed discussion of how the IMM is viewed. Some general misconceptions about our markets and an explanation of them. How the value of every product is determined by the fundamental factors of supply and demand. The fate of the value of the Canadian dollar in the hands of the Government of Canada. Canada's economic growth over the last three years and the vast growth in exports. Canada's problem of its federal budget deficit. The negative implications of Canada's deficit on the Canadian dollar. Looking at the total picture for Canada.