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FOX Business
Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed?the losses. Following that episode, a Joint Securities and Exchange Commission
Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
the losses. Following that episode, a Joint Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)/Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report [which I contributed to] documented the intense interrelationship between the derivative and equity markets. The... Read more
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FOX Business
Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed?the losses. Following that episode, a Joint Securities and Exchange Commission
Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed?
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
the losses. Following that episode, a Joint Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)/Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) report [which I contributed to] documented the intense interrelationship between the derivative and equity markets. The... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Rickards: ‘You Won’t Believe What My Swiss Gold Contact Just Told Me…’because it would put the hedge fund in the crosshairs of the Justice Department
Rickards: ‘You Won’t Believe What My Swiss Gold Contact Just Told Me…’
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
because it would put the hedge fund in the crosshairs of the Justice Department or a Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC) investigation. Smaller market participants can ask for delivery of physical metal if they own gold futures without... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Grants Registration to Seed SEF LLCAugust 23, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Grants Registration to Seed SEF LLC
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 3 days ago
August 23, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it has issued an Order of Registration to Seed SEF LLC (Seed), of Chicago, Illinois, granting it... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Orders California Resident Irina Feldman and her Companies Cindium Inc. and Einstein Exchange Group Inc. to Pay More than $600,000 for Solicitation Fraud and Misappropriation in Commodity Pool SchemeAugust 22, 2016 All of Pool Participants’...
CFTC Orders California Resident Irina Feldman and her Companies Cindium Inc. and Einstein Exchange Group Inc. to Pay More than $600,000 for Solicitation Fraud and Misappropriation in Commodity Pool Scheme
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 4 days ago
August 22, 2016 All of Pool Participants’... Read more
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International Business Times
Oil, gold futures falter on profit-takingto close open shorts (or bets that the price would decline). According to the
Oil, gold futures falter on profit-taking
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
to close open shorts (or bets that the price would decline). According to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), hedge funds, and other money managers, cut their short positions in WTI by 56,907 futures and options during the week... Read more
4d
CNBC
A short history of stock market technical 'glitches' and 'flash freezes'The May 6, 2010 "flash crash" saw the Dow Jones drop nearly 1,000 points in a m
A short history of stock market technical 'glitches' and 'flash freezes'
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
The May 6, 2010 "flash crash" saw the Dow Jones drop nearly 1,000 points in a matter of minutes. A report from the SEC and CFTC indicated that a single trading house attempted to sell $4.5 billion worth of S&P 500 futures. The algorithm didn't... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Focus on VIX futures shorts hides the real storystill shy of the 5-year peak of 24.5 percent set last December, according to Cr
Focus on VIX futures shorts hides the real story
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
still shy of the 5-year peak of 24.5 percent set last December, according to Credit Suisse data. On the face of it, the CFTC data could be seen as evidence that speculators strongly believe in the lasting power of the recent rally in equities... Read more
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Reuters
Focus on VIX futures shorts hides the real storystill shy of the 5-year peak of 24.5 percent set last December, according to Cr
Focus on VIX futures shorts hides the real story
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
still shy of the 5-year peak of 24.5 percent set last December, according to Credit Suisse data. On the face of it, the CFTC data could be seen as evidence that speculators strongly believe in the lasting power of the recent rally in equities... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges Deutsche Bank AG with Multiple Swap Reporting Violations, Related Supervision Failures, and Violation of a Prior CFTC OrderAugust 18, 2016 CFTC and Deutsche Bank file joint motion seeking the appointme
CFTC Charges Deutsche Bank AG with Multiple Swap Reporting Violations, Related Supervision Failures, and Violation of a Prior CFTC Order
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 7 days ago
August 18, 2016 CFTC and Deutsche Bank file joint motion seeking the appointment of a Monitor to ensure Deutsche... Read more
7d
Channel NewsAsia
FXCM says notified CFTC, NFA of January 2015 capital shortfalllast year, when the Swiss National Bank moved to abandon the Swiss franc's peg
FXCM says notified CFTC, NFA of January 2015 capital shortfall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
last year, when the Swiss National Bank moved to abandon the Swiss franc's peg to the euro. This was contrary to what the CFTC said in its lawsuit against FXCM filed on Thursday. The CFTC said FXCM was under-capitalized for two days in January... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges Mirko “Mick” Schacke and his Nevada-based Company TradeMasters USA, LLC with Fraud and Failing to Register with the CFTCAugust 17, 2016 CFTC Alleges Schacke and his Company TradeMasters Fraudulently
CFTC Charges Mirko “Mick” Schacke and his Nevada-based Company TradeMasters USA, LLC with Fraud and Failing to Register with the CFTC
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 7 days ago
August 17, 2016 CFTC Alleges Schacke and his Company TradeMasters Fraudulently Solicited at Least $155,626 from at... Read more
7d
Zero Hedge
August 19selling monthly data packages, while Sprint dropped prices for its unlimited se
August 19
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
selling monthly data packages, while Sprint dropped prices for its unlimited service. http://on.wsj.com/2b3Lm7F - The U.S. CFTC charged Deutsche Bank with a number of swap-reporting abuses, repeated failures of supervision and a violation of a... Read more
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Reuters
CFTC sues FXCM over prior capital shortfall, customer guaranteesof New York, also said FXCM guaranteed against customer losses, by "zeroing out
CFTC sues FXCM over prior capital shortfall, customer guarantees
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
of New York, also said FXCM guaranteed against customer losses, by "zeroing out negative customer balances," which is a CFTC violation. CFTC rules explicitly prohibit a retail currency dealer such as FXCM from representing it "will guarantee... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CFTC sues FXCM over prior capital shortfall, customer guaranteesof New York, also said FXCM guaranteed against customer losses, by "zeroing out
CFTC sues FXCM over prior capital shortfall, customer guarantees
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
of New York, also said FXCM guaranteed against customer losses, by "zeroing out negative customer balances," which is a CFTC violation. CFTC rules explicitly prohibit a retail currency dealer such as FXCM from representing it "will guarantee... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US says Deutsche Bank to appoint swaps monitor after April outagenew ones. Some of these problems still persist, affecting market data made ava
US says Deutsche Bank to appoint swaps monitor after April outage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
new ones. Some of these problems still persist, affecting market data made available to the public, and impeding the CFTC's ability to evaluate systemic risk in swaps markets, the regulator said. The German bank's shortfalls reflected its... Read more
9d
WIS News 10 Columbia
Couple to pay $10M in restitution, penalties for fraud schemebans and are prohibited from violating the anti-fraud and registration provisio
Couple to pay $10M in restitution, penalties for fraud scheme
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 9 days ago
bans and are prohibited from violating the anti-fraud and registration provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and CFTC Regulations. The federal court complaint said between August 2008 and March 2014, the Lebens fraudulently solicited and... Read more
10d
Market Watch
Steven Cohen remains on track to make hedge-fund return in 2018with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission bars the former head of SAC Capit
Steven Cohen remains on track to make hedge-fund return in 2018
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission bars the former head of SAC Capital Advisors LP from any activities at a CFTC-registered firm. The CFTC is the nation’s top commodities regulator, overseeing derivatives, swaps, futures and other... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hedge-fund manager Cohen settles with US commodities agencynaming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment mana
Hedge-fund manager Cohen settles with US commodities agency
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
naming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment manager. Also under the settlement with the CFTC, Cohen agreed not to work as an officer or employee of any firm registered with the agency until the end of next... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Greenwich Hedge-fund Manager Cohen Settles With US Commodities Agencynaming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment mana
Greenwich Hedge-fund Manager Cohen Settles With US Commodities Agency
Hartford Courant / Posted 10 days ago
naming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment manager. Also under the settlement with the CFTC, Cohen agreed not to work as an officer or employee of any firm registered with the agency until the end of next... Read more
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Salon.com
Hedge-fund manager Cohen settles with US commodities agencynaming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment mana
Hedge-fund manager Cohen settles with US commodities agency
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
naming it with his initials, and carved a reputation as a savvy investment manager. Also under the settlement with the CFTC, Cohen agreed not to work as an officer or employee of any firm registered with the agency until the end of next... Read more
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10d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad on Release of Reports on CCP Resilience, Recovery and Resolution(CCPs) across the globe. The report was drafted by CPMI-IOSCO’s Policy Standing
Statement of Chairman Timothy Massad on Release of Reports on CCP Resilience, Recovery and Resolution
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 10 days ago
(CCPs) across the globe. The report was drafted by CPMI-IOSCO’s Policy Standing Group (PSG), which is co-chaired by the CFTC’s Bob Wasserman, alongside Daniela Russo of the European Central Bank (ECB). I’d like to express my appreciation to Bob... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Restricts Registration of Steven A. Cohen Based on Failure to SuperviseAugust 16, 2016 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Restricts Registration of Steven A. Cohen Based on Failure to Supervise
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 10 days ago
August 16, 2016 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that it filed a Notice of Intent (Notice) to revoke, suspend, or... Read more
10d
International Business Times
Commodities Round-up: Oil futures extend gains as hedge funds increase bets on price uptick September at the International Energy Forum in Algeria. Latest data from the U
Commodities Round-up: Oil futures extend gains as hedge funds increase bets on price uptick
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
September at the International Energy Forum in Algeria. Latest data from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) suggests money managers, including hedge funds and other speculators, raised their net long position, or bets on prices... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Staff Releases Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Final Staff ReportAugust 15, 2016 Washington, DC — The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediar
CFTC Staff Releases Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Final Staff Report
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 11 days ago
August 15, 2016 Washington, DC — The Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission) today issued the... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court in South Carolina Orders Robert S. Leben and Amy L. Leben to Pay over $10 Million in Restitution and Penalties in CFTC Anti-Fraud Enforcement ActionCourt in South Carolina Orders Robert S. Leben and Amy L. Leben to Pay over $10
Federal Court in South Carolina Orders Robert S. Leben and Amy L. Leben to Pay over $10 Million in Restitution and Penalties in CFTC Anti-Fraud Enforcement Action
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 11 days ago
Court in South Carolina Orders Robert S. Leben and Amy L. Leben to Pay over $10 Million in Restitution and Penalties in CFTC Anti-Fraud Enforcement ActionIn a Parallel Criminal Action, Robert Leben Was Sentenced to 40 Months in... Read more
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Market Watch
Hedge funds have never been more bearish on the British poundthe U.K. voted to leave the European Union on June 23. last week‘s was the sixt
Hedge funds have never been more bearish on the British pound
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
the U.K. voted to leave the European Union on June 23. last week‘s was the sixth consecutive increase, according to the CFTC data. Official data have shown that business investment and the U.K. property market have taken a hit since the... Read more
11d
Zero Hedge
Morgan Stanley Says The Oil Squeeze Will End On August 17: Here's Whyfrom those who believe the worst is past. In fact, the call skew is now shifted
Morgan Stanley Says The Oil Squeeze Will End On August 17: Here's Why
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
from those who believe the worst is past. In fact, the call skew is now shifted bullish for Sep, and we would expect lagged CFTC positioning data to follow. Not only does this likely leave less upside from positioning, but a more balanced market... Read more
11d
Business Standard India
Gold firm as sluggish US data lowers rate hike prospectsnet long positions in COMEX gold and silver futures and options in the week to
Gold firm as sluggish US data lowers rate hike prospects
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
net long positions in COMEX gold and silver futures and options in the week to Aug.9, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data showed on Friday. Spot gold may bounce up moderately to $1,342 per ounce, before retesting a support at $1,334,... Read more
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CNBC
Gold steady as US data lowers rate hike prospectsin the week to Aug.9. In gold, they reduced their net long position by 11,516 l
Gold steady as US data lowers rate hike prospects
CNBC / Posted 11 days ago
in the week to Aug.9. In gold, they reduced their net long position by 11,516 lots, bringing it to 255,773 lots, and in silver they cut their net long position by 3,409 lots to 89,132 lots, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) data... Read more
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TheBull
China data hits industrial metalsup production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih’s statement occurred afte
China data hits industrial metals
TheBull / Posted 12 days ago
up production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih’s statement occurred after Tuesday, which is when we have Saturday’s CFTC futures data reported from so this hasn’t entirely been reflected in the net positioning yet. The Baker Hughes crude oil... Read more
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Canberra Times
8@eight: Reporting season ramps upup production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred afte
8@eight: Reporting season ramps up
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
up production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred after Tuesday, which is when we have Saturday's CFTC futures data reported from so this hasn't entirely been reflected in the net positioning yet. The Baker Hughes crude oil... Read more
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Brisbane Times
8@eight: Reporting season ramps upup production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred afte
8@eight: Reporting season ramps up
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
up production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred after Tuesday, which is when we have Saturday's CFTC futures data reported from so this hasn't entirely been reflected in the net positioning yet. The Baker Hughes crude oil... Read more
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The Age
8@eight: Reporting season ramps upup production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred afte
8@eight: Reporting season ramps up
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
up production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred after Tuesday, which is when we have Saturday's CFTC futures data reported from so this hasn't entirely been reflected in the net positioning yet. The Baker Hughes crude oil... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: Reporting season ramps upup production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred afte
8@eight: Reporting season ramps up
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
up production freezes again. Although Khalid Al-Falih's statement occurred after Tuesday, which is when we have Saturday's CFTC futures data reported from so this hasn't entirely been reflected in the net positioning yet. The Baker Hughes crude oil... Read more
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Business Insider
How the Hunt brothers cornered the silver market and then lost it allnoting that the Hunts had exceeded the 3 million bushel aggregate limit on soyb
How the Hunt brothers cornered the silver market and then lost it all
Business Insider / Posted 12 days ago
noting that the Hunts had exceeded the 3 million bushel aggregate limit on soybean holdings by about 20 million, the CFTC notedthat the Hunt’s “excessive holdings threaten disruption of the market and could cause serious injury to the... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
In CFTC Enforcement Action, Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Martin Sommers and His Company International Monetary Metals, Inc. to Pay over $9.8 Million for Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions and Registration ViolationsAugust 12, 2016 In CFTC Enforcement Action, Federal Court Orders Florida Resid
In CFTC Enforcement Action, Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Martin Sommers and His Company International Monetary Metals, Inc. to Pay over $9.8 Million for Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions and Registration Violations
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 14 days ago
August 12, 2016 In CFTC Enforcement Action, Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Martin Sommers and His Company International Monetary Metals, Inc. to Pay over $9.8 Million for Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions and... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court in California Orders Ralph Metters, aka Malachai “Moe” Levy, to Pay a $500,000 Penalty and Disgorge $500,000 of Ill-Gotten Gains for Defrauding Investors in a Foreign Currency SchemeWire Fraud and Was Sentenced to 108 Months of Imprisonment Washington, DC – Th
Federal Court in California Orders Ralph Metters, aka Malachai “Moe” Levy, to Pay a $500,000 Penalty and Disgorge $500,000 of Ill-Gotten Gains for Defrauding Investors in a Foreign Currency Scheme
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 14 days ago
Wire Fraud and Was Sentenced to 108 Months of Imprisonment Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that Judge Manuel L. Real of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California entered a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Global stocks climb with bonds as risk tumbles; pound declinesof the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA Inc. in New York. "The big iss
Global stocks climb with bonds as risk tumbles; pound declines
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
of the futures division at Mizuho Securities USA Inc. in New York. "The big issue at the end of the day is going to be that CFTC short position. It is just so large that any reason to trade higher is going to be taken advantage of." The Bloomberg... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges California Residents Frank J. Collins and Gerard Suite and Their Company, STA Opus NR LLC, with Fraud, Misappropriation, and Failing to Register with the CFTCAugust 9, 2016 CFTC Alleges Defendants Fraudulently Solicited at Least $1.6...
CFTC Charges California Residents Frank J. Collins and Gerard Suite and Their Company, STA Opus NR LLC, with Fraud, Misappropriation, and Failing to Register with the CFTC
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 17 days ago
August 9, 2016 CFTC Alleges Defendants Fraudulently Solicited at Least $1.6... Read more
17d
International Business Times
Commodities Round-up: Oil market betting on price declines despite futures uptick money managers continue believe a production freeze is unworkable if betting pa
Commodities Round-up: Oil market betting on price declines despite futures uptick
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
money managers continue believe a production freeze is unworkable if betting patterns are an indication. According to the CFTC, short positions – i.e. bets that the price will go down – in WTI rose 38,489 in futures and options, having almost... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Proposes to Amend the Timing for Filing Chief Compliance Officer Annual Reports by Certain RegistrantsAugust 9, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissio
CFTC Proposes to Amend the Timing for Filing Chief Compliance Officer Annual Reports by Certain Registrants
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 17 days ago
August 9, 2016 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that it will publish in the Federal... Read more
17d
Newsmax
Oil Bear Market Attracts Record Bets on Further Price Slidemanagers’ short position in WTI rose 38,489 futures and options and have almost
Oil Bear Market Attracts Record Bets on Further Price Slide
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
managers’ short position in WTI rose 38,489 futures and options and have almost doubled in the past three weeks, CFTC data show. Longs, or bets on rising prices, increased 1.6 percent, while net longs dropped 28 percent to the lowest... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Announces Enhancements to Protect Customer FundsAugust 8, 2016 Commission Grants Exemption to Facilitate Customer Accounts for
CFTC Announces Enhancements to Protect Customer Funds
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 17 days ago
August 8, 2016 Commission Grants Exemption to Facilitate Customer Accounts for Clearinghouses at Federal Reserve Banks; CFTC Staff Also Announces No-Action Relief and Rule Interpretation Regarding... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Statement of CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad on Actions to Protect Customer Funds August 8, 2016 Today, the Commission continues its work to ensure the resili
Statement of CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad on Actions to Protect Customer Funds
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 17 days ago
August 8, 2016 Today, the Commission continues its work to ensure the resiliency of clearinghouses and protect customers in our markets. To provide the necessary context... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Concurring Statement of Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen Regarding the Order Exempting the Federal Reserve Banks from Sections 4d and 22 of the Commodity Exchange Act and Written Acknowledgment of Customer Funds from Federal Reserve Banksto accomplish this. I am similarly pleased with the Division of Clearing and R
Concurring Statement of Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen Regarding the Order Exempting the Federal Reserve Banks from Sections 4d and 22 of the Commodity Exchange Act and Written Acknowledgment of Customer Funds from Federal Reserve Banks
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 17 days ago
to accomplish this. I am similarly pleased with the Division of Clearing and Risk’s (DCR) “Staff Interpretation Regarding CFTC Part 39 In Light Of Revised SEC Rule 2a-7,” which clearly outlines the staff’s understanding that, given the limitations... Read more
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The Houma Courier
BP suit over supply deal spurs claim of oil-market riggingmanipulation. The company neither admitted nor denied the allegations. That sa
BP suit over supply deal spurs claim of oil-market rigging
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
manipulation. The company neither admitted nor denied the allegations. That same year, a BP trader paid $400,000 to settle CFTC civil charges that he tried to manipulate gasoline futures. He neither admitted nor denied the claims. Now, Amin's and... Read more
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The Daily Comet
BP suit over supply deal spurs claim of oil-market riggingmanipulation. The company neither admitted nor denied the allegations. That sa
BP suit over supply deal spurs claim of oil-market rigging
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
manipulation. The company neither admitted nor denied the allegations. That same year, a BP trader paid $400,000 to settle CFTC civil charges that he tried to manipulate gasoline futures. He neither admitted nor denied the claims. Now, Amin's and... Read more
18d
Zero Hedge
Oil Spikes On Renewed OPEC Supply Cut Chatter, Just As Hedge Funds Turn Record ShortMoney managers’ short position in WTI rose 38,489 futures and options and have
Oil Spikes On Renewed OPEC Supply Cut Chatter, Just As Hedge Funds Turn Record Short
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
Money managers’ short position in WTI rose 38,489 futures and options and have almost doubled in the past three weeks, CFTC data show. Longs, or bets on rising prices, increased 1.6 percent, while net longs dropped 28 percent to the lowest... Read more
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Times of Malta
Oil prices fall 1%early August, traders said. “Oil prices rallied (Wednesday and Thursday) despi
Oil prices fall 1%
Times of Malta / Posted 20 days ago
early August, traders said. “Oil prices rallied (Wednesday and Thursday) despite little fundamental data. However, with CFTC data showing investors increased their shorts positions the most ever for the week ending July 26, this suggests a short... Read more
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