posted on Aug, 12 2005 @ 08:14 PM
There was an actual official market proposed for terror futures. You'll find threads about it at ATS.
It was canned for the abject stupidity of it, but reading about how and why the concept was floated gives you good insight into current priorities
(they always seem to have something to do with riding on the backs of regular folk to make humongous sums of money, at war, in business, or any field