Fantasy Commodities™ games involve forecasting changes in relative prices among commodities – including base metals like aluminum and copper; precious metals like gold, silver and platinum; energy products like crude oil, gasoline, and natural gas, agricultural products like wheat, corn, coffee, etc.
is an economist, syndicated columnist, and entrepreneur. He has served as the Vice President and Chief Economist of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States; as a member of the Quadrennial Social Security Advisory Council (appointed by President Reagan in 1982); and as an economic advisor to President G.H.W. Bush (in 1988-1989). As an economic commentator, he has appeared on such programs as the Today Show, Good Morning America, Kudlow and Co., Wall Street Week, the PBS Newshour and Crossfire. He has testified before the U.S. Congress on economic issues more than seventy-five times. In 2018, Dr. Rahn was a recipient of the annual Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award. He has taught in graduate schools at several universities, and for the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Richard W. Rahn
began his career developing financial software for Coopers & Lybrand in Boston. He subsequently worked for many years in investment banking in New York and Tokyo. In Latin American markets, he opened one of the first Mexican Peso interest rate derivatives book run out of New York and was one of the first traders of long-term Argentine Peso forwards. In Tokyo, he traded a broad range of North American and European interest rate products and was the first major market maker for U.S. dollar products in the Asian time zone. He maintains a broad contact network that spans many regions and many areas of finance, banking, and technology.
is an attorney, investment banker, teacher, author and philanthropist. From 1972 through 1995, Dr. Fisher opened markets around the world by securing the elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers. Has taught international trade and investment at five universities in the Washington, D.C., area since 1974 and has been quoted as a trade and investment authority in Fortune, Time, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Washington Times ,The Financial Post and many other periodicals. He is currently the Managing Partner of the Law Office of Bart S. Fisher (www.bartsfisher.com) and a member of the District of Columbia bar.
Dr. Bart S. Fisher
started producing fantasy commissioner software in 1988. He began working with Miller Brewing Company in 1989 and 6,500 bars around the country running the Miller Franchise Football fantasy leagues. Pat managed the sale of his interactive fantasy sports company to a business unit controlled by Rupert Murdoch/Fox Broadcasting/News Corporation. His Terry Bradshaw Fantasy Football game is the only fantasy product displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH and led to the licensing of fantasy league management tools of ESPN, CBS Sports, Yahoo!, Fox Sports and many others. In 1990 he received the first U.S. patent on fantasy sports products and is a co-inventor in more than 30 U.S. patents.