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Business Wire
OCC Cleared Contract Volume Rose 33% in AugustOptions: Exchange-listed options volume reached 426,328,677 contracts in August
OCC Cleared Contract Volume Rose 33% in August
Business Wire / Posted 15 hours ago
Options: Exchange-listed options volume reached 426,328,677 contracts in August, a 33 percent increase from August 2014 volume of 320,155,407 contracts. Year-to-date average daily options volume is up 0.21 percent from 2014 with 16,554,221 contracts... Read more
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Business Insider
CHARTS: The extreme positioning that led to the mammoth squeeze in crude oil last weekWhile it has fallen fractionally this morning, the crude oil price enjoyed a sp
CHARTS: The extreme positioning that led to the mammoth squeeze in crude oil last week
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
While it has fallen fractionally this morning, the crude oil price enjoyed a spectacular rally late last week, jumping from below $38 to above $44 a barrel in the space of just two trading sessions. Combined, the two-day increase was the largest... Read more
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The News & Observer
Two Raleigh men ordered to pay $3.7M in fraud case | News & Observer August 28, 2015 Default judgment issued by federal judge
Two Raleigh men ordered to pay $3.7M in fraud case
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 Default judgment issued by federal judge in Raleigh Also accused of misappropriating at least $1.6M Criminal... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court in North Carolina Enters Judgment against Ron Earl McCullough and David Christopher Mayhew in Foreign Currency Ponzi SchemeAugust 28, 2015 Washington, DC - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
Federal Court in North Carolina Enters Judgment against Ron Earl McCullough and David Christopher Mayhew in Foreign Currency Ponzi Scheme
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 4 days ago
August 28, 2015 Washington, DC - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Senior... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Oil Price Forecast: WTI Crude Oil Prices Could Fall to Low $30.00sIt’s amazing how quickly markets can shift their perceptions of a commodity. Th
Oil Price Forecast: WTI Crude Oil Prices Could Fall to Low $30.00s
Profit Confidential / Posted 4 days ago
It’s amazing how quickly markets can shift their perceptions of a commodity. This latest oil price rally is purely psychological and has very little to do with actual market fundamentals, which are still alarmingly soft if the latest data is to be... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Approves National Futures Association Rules Enhancing Protections for Retail Forex CustomersAugust 27, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Approves National Futures Association Rules Enhancing Protections for Retail Forex Customers
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 5 days ago
August 27, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today approved rule amendments and a new interpretive... Read more
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The Morning Call
Investigate before investing in a financial adviserIf you're freaking out about this week's stock market roller coaster and feel a
Investigate before investing in a financial adviser
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
If you're freaking out about this week's stock market roller coaster and feel a desperate need for financial advice, don't plunge right in. There unfortunately are plenty of examples of investors who lost more getting duped by shady professionals... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to Permit Direct Access for ICE Futures Canada, Inc. and Montréal Exchange Inc.August 26, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to Permit Direct Access for ICE Futures Canada, Inc. and Montréal Exchange Inc.
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 6 days ago
August 26, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) announced today... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sentinel trader ordered to pay $2 million in CFTC caseA former Sentinel Management Group executive has been ordered to pay more than
Sentinel trader ordered to pay $2 million in CFTC case
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
A former Sentinel Management Group executive has been ordered to pay more than $2 million for misusing customer funds. Charles K. Mosley, who had been senior vice president and trader of the now defunct Northbrook-based money-management firm, was... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court in Illinois Orders Former Sentinel Management Group, Inc. Senior Vice President Charles K. Mosley to Pay More than $2 Million for Misusing Customer FundsAugust 25, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
Federal Court in Illinois Orders Former Sentinel Management Group, Inc. Senior Vice President Charles K. Mosley to Pay More than $2 Million for Misusing Customer Funds
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 7 days ago
August 25, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Orders Swap Dealer INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to Pay a $200,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Failure to Supervise Swaps Trading in Violation of CFTC Regulation 23.602August 19, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Orders Swap Dealer INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to Pay a $200,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Failure to Supervise Swaps Trading in Violation of CFTC Regulation 23.602
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 13 days ago
August 19, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission... Read more
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Swissinfo
Copper Bear ‘Raids’ Jump After 1st-Half Price Sag Vexes Glencore(Bloomberg) -- Glencore Plc says “bear-fund raids” punished copper prices in th
Copper Bear ‘Raids’ Jump After 1st-Half Price Sag Vexes Glencore
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Glencore Plc says “bear-fund raids” punished copper prices in the first half of the year. The latest data indicates those assaults are continuing. Speculative wagers on a decline in copper prices rose to a record 66,965 futures and... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Issues Proposed Amendments to Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Cleared SwapsAugust 19, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Issues Proposed Amendments to Swap Data Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Cleared Swaps
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 13 days ago
August 19, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) today voted to propose amendments to existing... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization to ASX Clear (Futures) Pty LimitedAugust 18, 2015 First Order of its Kind Issued by the Commission Washington,
CFTC Issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organization to ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 14 days ago
August 18, 2015 First Order of its Kind Issued by the Commission Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Seeking Public Comment on a Petition by Korea Exchange, Inc. for Exemption from DCO RegistrationAugust 18, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
CFTC Seeking Public Comment on a Petition by Korea Exchange, Inc. for Exemption from DCO Registration
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 14 days ago
August 18, 2015 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) is asking for public comment on a petition by Korea... Read more
18d
Swissinfo
Bears Gang Up on Swiss Franc Over Greek Agreement, Deflation(Bloomberg) -- The tide is turning further against the franc. After the Swiss
Bears Gang Up on Swiss Franc Over Greek Agreement, Deflation
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The tide is turning further against the franc. After the Swiss currency reached a seven-month low versus the euro this week, analysts are gaining confidence in predicting further declines, pointing to reduced inflation and the... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen Announces his ResignationAugust 14, 2015 Washington, DC — Today, Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen announce
CFTC Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen Announces his Resignation
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 18 days ago
August 14, 2015 Washington, DC — Today, Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen announced his resignation from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, effective August 28, 2015. Mr. Wetjen was... Read more
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Market Watch
BP manipulated Texas nat-gas market, judge saysA U.S. regulatory judge ruled BP PLC manipulated the Texas natural gas market i
BP manipulated Texas nat-gas market, judge says
Market Watch / Posted 19 days ago
A U.S. regulatory judge ruled BP PLC manipulated the Texas natural gas market in 2008 and said fines against the British energy company could increase because the scheme took place after earlier market manipulation. The ruling by Carmen A. Cintron,... Read more
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Daily FX
Commodities Hit by Demand Jitters After Soft China Trade DataChina trade data was released on Saturday with an all-around slump in trade sur
Commodities Hit by Demand Jitters After Soft China Trade Data
Daily FX / Posted 23 days ago
China trade data was released on Saturday with an all-around slump in trade surplus, imports and exports. This deepened threats that demand from China may slow down in the foreseeable future, and sent commodities prices down together with... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges New York Resident Gary Creagh and his Company, Wall Street Pirate Management, LLC, with Making False Statements to the National Futures AssociationAugust 7, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissio
CFTC Charges New York Resident Gary Creagh and his Company, Wall Street Pirate Management, LLC, with Making False Statements to the National Futures Association
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 25 days ago
August 7, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Orders Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to Pay a $300,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Violations of Customer Protection Rule for Cleared Swaps and Related Supervision FailuresAugust 6, 2015 Order Finds that the Firm Failed to Maintain Sufficient U.S....
CFTC Orders Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC to Pay a $300,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Violations of Customer Protection Rule for Cleared Swaps and Related Supervision Failures
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 26 days ago
August 6, 2015 Order Finds that the Firm Failed to Maintain Sufficient U.S.... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
New York Federal Court Orders New York Financial Advisor Wayne P. Weddington III and His Companies to Pay More than $1 Million for Commodity Pool Fraud and Unregistered ActivityAugust 5, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading...
New York Federal Court Orders New York Financial Advisor Wayne P. Weddington III and His Companies to Pay More than $1 Million for Commodity Pool Fraud and Unregistered Activity
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 27 days ago
August 5, 2015 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading... Read more
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Deseret News
Michelle Singletary: Reading is fundamental to financial freedomWASHINGTON — In 1966, Margaret McNamara brought a bag of used books to four boy
Michelle Singletary: Reading is fundamental to financial freedom
Deseret News / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — In 1966, Margaret McNamara brought a bag of used books to four boys she was tutoring in reading in Washington, D.C. She allowed each child to keep one, and they were delighted. Her giving soon developed into a program that would... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Death of the Canadian dollar: The five stages of griefThe Canadian dollar is under attack on several fronts, from the collapse in oil
Death of the Canadian dollar: The five stages of grief
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
The Canadian dollar is under attack on several fronts, from the collapse in oil prices to the different paths being taken by central banks. The loonie lost about 4 per cent in July, sank to below 76 cents U.S. at one point yesterday, and won’t stop... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges Illinois Resident Husam Tayeh, Dinar Corp., Inc., and My Monex, Inc. with Fraud and Other Violations Involving Foreign Currency SchemeAugust 3, 2015 Federal Court Issues Emergency Order Freezing Assets and Protec
CFTC Charges Illinois Resident Husam Tayeh, Dinar Corp., Inc., and My Monex, Inc. with Fraud and Other Violations Involving Foreign Currency Scheme
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 29 days ago
August 3, 2015 Federal Court Issues Emergency Order Freezing Assets and Protecting Books and... Read more
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Business Wire
OCC Cleared Contract Volume Increased 7% in JulyEquity options volume in July was 340,149,220 contracts, a 6 percent increase f
OCC Cleared Contract Volume Increased 7% in July
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
Equity options volume in July was 340,149,220 contracts, a 6 percent increase from July 2014. Index options volume in July was up 18 percent from July 2014 with 39,045,743 contracts. Futures: OCC cleared futures volume in July reached 6,209,974... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Court Orders $76 Million in Civil Monetary Penalties against Keith F. Simmons, Deanna Salazar and Their Companies in Connection with Foreign Currency Ponzi SchemeJuly 31, 2015 In Related Criminal Actions, Simmons Sentenced to 40 Years’ and
Court Orders $76 Million in Civil Monetary Penalties against Keith F. Simmons, Deanna Salazar and Their Companies in Connection with Foreign Currency Ponzi Scheme
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 1 months ago
July 31, 2015 In Related Criminal Actions, Simmons Sentenced to 40 Years’ and Salazar... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Michelle Singletary: To find financial freedom, reading really is fundamental Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 2:09 PM Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 2:09 PM WASHINGTON
Michelle Singletary: To find financial freedom, reading really is fundamental
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 2:09 PM Posted Jul. 31, 2015 at 2:09 PM WASHINGTON — In 1966, Margaret McNamara brought a bag of used books to four boys she was tutoring in... Read more

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