By QFinance: By Anthony Harrington It seems that news about the fixing of trillion dollar markets is becoming, well, rather routine. First there was Libor, then there was the announcement that the Commodities Futures Trading Commission...Show More Summary
Behold the power of finance capital. Despite shitting the bed and making us all clean it up, Wall Street will remain essentially the same as the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) caved to the banksters and will continue to allow a cartel to control the derivatives market.
Today something strange happened: a dreary, easily overlooked vote at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ended up on Gawker.
The Balance Sheet if our daily economics newsletter. To subscribe, go here. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will make official a Wall Street victory today when it announces softened regulation on derivatives trading.Show More Summary
Too popular to last dept.: “The Commodities Futures Trading Commission is reportedly ‘seriously’ exploring whether volatile cyber currency Bitcoin may fall under the U.S. regulator’s purview.” [Matt Egan, Fox Business] Tweet Tags: banks “Report: CFTC Exploring Bitcoin Regulation” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
The experiment behind the craze of the virtual currency Bitcoin may soon be coming to an end. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is calling for regulators to look into whether Bitcoin should be regulated. It is tooShow More Summary
FinCEN, the department of the Treasury responsible for fighting financial crimes has already issued guidance on how it views Bitcoin. Now it looks like the Commodities Future Trading Commission may also seek to regulate Bitcoin. More regulation is …
``Bitcoin "is for sure something we need to explore," Bart Chilton, one of the five commissioners at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), told the Financial Times. A person familiar with the CFTC's thinking said that the regulator is "seriously" examining the issue.'' -- It's obvious what the priorities are here. Show More Summary
There are sure are a lot of people who think natural gas prices are going to continue to go up. According to Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data from Citi's Timothy Evans, the number of net long positions for nat gas contracts now stands at 530,786. Show More Summary
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is pushing for new regulations that would affect the way American based banks are allowed to operate overseas. The plan was formulated in the middle of last year and is now working its way into the banking world’s consciousness. In short, the new regulations would require both American banks [...]
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is pushing for new regulations that would affect the way American based banks are allowed to operate overseas. The plan was formulated in the middle of last year and is now working its way into the banking world's consciousness. Show More Summary
Well, this is a surprise. Friday’s data on speculative gold trading shows that the fast money more or less stood still, at least on a net basis, during the recent selloff. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data Friday shows hedge funds and other large speculators reduced the number of bets on lower gold prices by 8.2% and [...]
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has named Jonathan Marcus as its new general counsel, the agency announced Wednesday. For the past two years Marcus has served as the deputy general counsel for litigation at the commission, which oversees futures...
Both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission would receive hefty budget increases to beef up oversight of Wall Street, under the Obama administration’s budget blueprint proposal released Wednesday.
``The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued subpoenas to ICAP Plc (IAP) brokers and as many as 15 Wall Street banks as part of an investigation into possible price manipulation of benchmark interest-rate swaps, according to people familiar with the matter.''
Reuters reports that former Goldman trader Matthew Marshall Taylor will voluntarily turn himself in to the FBI today, according to unnamed sources. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission filed an action claiming Taylor intentionally...Show More Summary
``All told, at least eight federal agencies are investigating the bank, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Federal prosecutors and the F.B.I. in New York are also examining potential wrongdoing at JPMorgan. ''
Our social secretary reports the engagement of Michael Kaiser, bachelor, of the Kennedy Center for Arts, to John Roberts, bachelor, of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The date has been set for August 31. A picture of the happy couple may be seen in the parish magazine.
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The general counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Dan Berkovitz, announced he will be leaving the at the end of March, after more than three years of guiding the Dodd-Frank Act through the rulemaking process and court challenges. The...