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Reuters
Hack of Wall St regulator rattles investors, lawmakersthat an intrusion occurred in 2016.” Erica Elliott Richardson, a spokeswoman f
Reuters / Posted 11 hours ago
that an intrusion occurred in 2016.” Erica Elliott Richardson, a spokeswoman for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC),the top U.S. derivatives regulator, said in an emailed statement the agency constantly reviewed and updated its... Read more
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15h
Newsmax
Hedge Fund Investor Says Bearish Bass Misses Power of China's Economybets by hedge funds and other large speculators against the U.S. dollar climbed
Newsmax / Posted 15 hours ago
bets by hedge funds and other large speculators against the U.S. dollar climbed to a four-and-a-half year high last week, CFTC data show. “If you ask investors outside China about the renminbi, they get very nervous,” Yusko said. “They say, it’s... Read more
19h
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. with Fraudulent Solicitation, Misappropriation, and Issuing False Account Statements in Bitcoin Ponzi SchemeSeptember 21, 2017 CFTC Files Its First Anti-Fraud Enforcement Action Involvi
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 19 hours ago
September 21, 2017 CFTC Files Its First Anti-Fraud Enforcement Action Involving... Read more
19h
Reuters
CFTC files civil charges over alleged Bitcoin Ponzi schemea New York man and his company over an alleged Bitcoin investment scheme, the a
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
a New York man and his company over an alleged Bitcoin investment scheme, the agency said in a statement on Thursday. The CFTC said it had charged Nicholas Gelfman and Gelfman Blueprint Inc with fraud, misappropriation and issuing false account... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Chairman Giancarlo Appoints Matthew B. Kulkin as Director of the Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary OversightSeptember 20, 2017 Eileen T. Flaherty Departs as the Division’s Director Was
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted yesterday
September 20, 2017 Eileen T. Flaherty Departs as the Division’s Director Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading... Read more
2d
Zero Hedge
Government By Goldmanwith a governor of the Federal Reserve, one of the key agencies charged with im
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
with a governor of the Federal Reserve, one of the key agencies charged with implementing Volcker. The visitors log at the CFTC, the agency Dodd-Frank put in charge of derivatives reform, shows that Cohn traveled to D.C. to personally meet with... Read more
2d
Zero Hedge
When This Debt Bubble Bursts, Central Banks Will Turn to Money Printing... Againis derivatives. Consider that as early as 1998, soon to be chairperson of the
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
is derivatives. Consider that as early as 1998, soon to be chairperson of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Brooksley Born, approached Alan Greenspan, Bob Rubin, and Larry Summers (the three heads of economic policy) about... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC’s Office of Data and Technology Improves Online Filing Portal for CFTC Form 40September 19, 2017 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commi
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 2 days ago
September 19, 2017 Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Office of Data and Technology (ODT) announced today that it has launched... Read more
3d
Reuters
U.S. has 'major' concerns over EU clearing house rule review: CFTC chairregulator said on Monday. The comments by Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of t
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
regulator said on Monday. The comments by Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), signal Europe and the United States may be heading for another major stand-off over cross-border regulation of... Read more
3d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Commissioner Quintenz Named Sponsor of the Technology Advisory CommitteeNamed Sponsor of the Technology Advisory Committee Washington, DC — The U.S. C
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 3 days ago
Named Sponsor of the Technology Advisory Committee Washington, DC — The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that Commissioner Brian Quintenz will sponsor the CFTC’s Technology Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC... Read more
7d
Channel NewsAsia
EU to make banks pay to centralize markets supervisiondirecting capital toward "sustainable and green finance". TRANSATLANTIC The U
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
directing capital toward "sustainable and green finance". TRANSATLANTIC The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has warned the bloc not to upend an agreement between the United States and the EU on accepting each other's clearing... Read more
7d
Reuters
EU to make banks pay to centralize markets supervisionin mobilizing and directing capital toward “sustainable and green finance”. Th
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
in mobilizing and directing capital toward “sustainable and green finance”. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has warned the bloc not to upend an agreement between the United States and the EU on accepting each other’s clearing... Read more
9d
EuroNews
Bubble-spotting in Europeeuro/dollar is the most crowded trade in the currency markets. Figures from the
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
euro/dollar is the most crowded trade in the currency markets. Figures from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) show that hedge funds and other speculators now hold the biggest net long euro position since May 2011. Morgan... Read more
9d
Reuters
Bubble-spotting in Europeeuro/dollar is the most crowded trade in the currency markets. Figures from th
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
euro/dollar is the most crowded trade in the currency markets. Figures from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) show that hedge funds and other speculators now hold the biggest net long euro position since May 2011. Morgan... Read more
10d
Zero Hedge
Will The Central Bank Party Continue? One Trader Notes "It's Always Flow, Not Stock, That Matters"big picture when your P/L has a nice cushion and you aren’t constantly living h
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
big picture when your P/L has a nice cushion and you aren’t constantly living hand to mouth. It’s why I’ve never cared for CFTC data. Crowded trades are perilous if your company is an amalgam of marginal players. A crowd becomes a party when you’re... Read more
10d
Zero Hedge
Why One Trader Thinks Calls For A Yield Rebound Are Wrongonce again calling for a bottom on yields, especially as net spec shorts rose o
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
once again calling for a bottom on yields, especially as net spec shorts rose over the past week according to the latest CFTC COT data. And yet, not everyone is convinced that "this time is different." As Bloomberg macro commentator Wes Goodman... Read more
11d
Business Insider Australia
It looks like traders are starting to question whether the US dollar rout may have run its coursewhether the US dollar selloff may have run its course. According data from the
Business Insider Australia / Posted 11 days ago
whether the US dollar selloff may have run its course. According data from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), traders bought the greenback against all major currencies, aside from the Swiss franc, last week, trimming their net... Read more
11d
The Sudbury Star
Nickel, other metal prices end week badlya bull market, he said. Fund managers have increased net bullish bets on copper
The Sudbury Star / Posted 11 days ago
a bull market, he said. Fund managers have increased net bullish bets on copper to a record during the rally, according to CFTC data. All the same, the chorus of those preaching caution has been growing in recent weeks. Analysts at Morgan Stanley... Read more
14d
Zero Hedge
One Trader Warns This Weekend's Potential Chaos Is "Virtually Impossible To Handicap"try to get a sense of which way around are all the marginal positions. It’s a p
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
try to get a sense of which way around are all the marginal positions. It’s a purer way than making a big deal about stale CFTC data. And, please, don’t cry “eureka” and announce that you’ve discovered a new safe haven because it’s suddenly... Read more
15d
Channel NewsAsia
Nokia says could cut 597 jobs in France by end-2019Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, will seek to limit as much a possible forced redundanci
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, will seek to limit as much a possible forced redundancies, she said. The CFDT, CFE-CGC, CGT, and CFTC unions said the plan was "unacceptable" and asked for a meeting at the Economy Ministry. The Ministry told Reuters it... Read more
15d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Rostin Behnam Sworn In as a Commissioner of the CFTCSeptember 6, 2017 Washington, DC — Rostin Behnam was officially sworn in tod
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 15 days ago
September 6, 2017 Washington, DC — Rostin Behnam was officially sworn in today to serve as a Commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the federal agency that oversees... Read more
15d
Reuters
Nokia says could cut 597 jobs in France by end-2019Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, will seek to limit as much a possible forced redundanci
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
Alcatel-Lucent in 2016, will seek to limit as much a possible forced redundancies, she said. The CFDT, CFE-CGC, CGT, and CFTC unions said the plan was “unacceptable” and asked for a meeting at the Economy Ministry. The Ministry told Reuters it... Read more
15d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges Monex Deposit Company, its Affiliates, and their Principals in Multi-Million Dollar Fraudulent Precious Metals SchemeSeptember 6, 2017 CFTC alleges that defendants deceived thousands of retail cu
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 15 days ago
September 6, 2017 CFTC alleges that defendants deceived thousands of retail customers who lost hundreds of millions of... Read more
16d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Orders Dallas, Texas-based W Resources, LLC to Pay a $150,000 Civil Monetary Penalty for Registration ViolationsSeptember 5, 2017 W Resources, LLC Operates Three Funds as Commodity Pools, wi
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 16 days ago
September 5, 2017 W Resources, LLC Operates Three Funds as Commodity Pools, without Registering with the CFTC Washington, DC – The... Read more
16d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Commissioner Quintenz Names Kevin Webb New Chief of StaffQuintenz Names Kevin Webb New Chief of Staff Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity F
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 16 days ago
Quintenz Names Kevin Webb New Chief of Staff Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Commissioner Brian Quintenz announced today that Kevin Webb will serve as his Chief of Staff. Webb most recently served... Read more
17d
Business Insider Australia
The explosive popularity of Initial Coin Offerings raises more questions than answersapproving an ETF if there was a regulated market for trading futures. Enter th
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 days ago
approving an ETF if there was a regulated market for trading futures. Enter the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which in late July ruled in favour of the first regulated exchange and clearing house for the trading of futures... Read more
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17d
Business Insider Australia
The market hasn't been this upbeat on the Aussie dollar in 4 yearsTrading Commission on Friday. Net speculative positioning, defined by ANZ as n
Business Insider Australia / Posted 17 days ago
Trading Commission on Friday. Net speculative positioning, defined by ANZ as non-commercial positions reported by the CFTC, is simply the sum of long and short options and futures positions in a particular asset, in this case the Aussie... Read more
19d
WA Today
Economic growth outlook lifted by sudden appetite for investment, building coolsUS79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positio
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
US79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positions are still being added, NAB's analysis of CFTC data shows. However, the Australian dollar tends to be vulnerable when geopolitical tensions are stirred. Earnings per... Read more
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19d
Sydney Morning Herald
Economic growth outlook lifted by sudden appetite for investment, building coolsUS79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positio
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
US79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positions are still being added, NAB's analysis of CFTC data shows. However, the Australian dollar tends to be vulnerable when geopolitical tensions are stirred. Earnings per... Read more
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19d
The Age
Economic growth outlook lifted by sudden appetite for investment, building coolsUS79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positio
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
US79.70¢ and up 0.35 per cent in the final session and speculative long positions are still being added, NAB's analysis of CFTC data shows. However, the Australian dollar tends to be vulnerable when geopolitical tensions are stirred. Earnings per... Read more
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20d
Business Wire
OCC Cleared Contract Volume up 19 Percent in Augustjurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
jurisdiction of both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Derivatives Clearing Organization. Named 2016 Clearinghouse of the Year - The Americas by FOW Magazine and 2016... Read more
21d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Orders Ikon Global Markets, Inc. to Pay $200,000 for Recordkeeping ViolationsAugust 31, 2017 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissi
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 21 days ago
August 31, 2017 Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Ikon... Read more
25d
Zero Hedge
Vietnam Plans To Legalize Bitcoin By 2018the SEC decreed that digital currencies are securities that should be registere
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
the SEC decreed that digital currencies are securities that should be registered with the commission. Back in 2015, the CFTC ruled that bitcoin should be classified as a commodity, and earlier this summer it approved the first SEF for... Read more
25d
Canberra Times
8@eight: ASX set to start week in positive territorywill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
Canberra Times / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It's a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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25d
Business Insider Australia
Currency traders are falling over each other to buy the Australian dollarto the highest level since April 2013, according to data released by the US Com
Business Insider Australia / Posted 25 days ago
to the highest level since April 2013, according to data released by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday. This chart from ANZ shows net speculative positioning in the Australian dollar against movements in the... Read more
25d
TheBull
IG Research - The long and the short of it - www.thebull.com.auwill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
TheBull / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It’s a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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25d
Kiama Independent
8@eight: ASX set to start week in blackwill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It's a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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25d
WA Today
ASX set to start week in positive territorywill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
WA Today / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It's a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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25d
Sydney Morning Herald
8@eight: ASX set to start week in positive territorywill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It's a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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25d
The Age
8@eight: ASX set to start week in positive territorywill make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their ne
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
will make another assault on 80c, despite speculative funds increasing their net long position (as monitored by the weekly CFTC report) to 89,000 contracts and the highest since 2013. It's a data heavy week for the AUD, with building approvals... Read more
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26d
The Hill
Financial regulators need to fix the plumbing firstagencies, notably the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the C
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
agencies, notably the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), they are providing regulatory freedom for technical experimentation by non-regulated financial technology start-ups,... Read more
28d
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
CFTC Charges South Carolina Resident Thomas Lanzana, Florida Resident Nikolay Masanko, and Their Companies Blackbox Pulse, LLC and White Cloud Mountain, LLC with Fraud, Misappropriation, and Registration ViolationsAugust 24, 2017 Lanzana and...
29d
Business Wire
AxiomSL Launches Regulatory Education Program for Asset Managers and Broker-Dealersas well as an opportunity to exchange on best practices among themselves. “New
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
as well as an opportunity to exchange on best practices among themselves. “New chairmen have been appointed to the SEC and CFTC, and they have recently disclosed their agendas for their five-year terms,” said Bruce Runciman, Executive Director at... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Chairman Giancarlo Appoints Bruce Tuckman CFTC’s Chief EconomistAugust 21, 2017 Former Chief Economist, Sayee Srinivasan, appointed Special A
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted a month ago
August 21, 2017 Former Chief Economist, Sayee Srinivasan, appointed Special Advisor to the Chairman Washington, DC — U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
SocGen: "It's All About A Total Eclipse Of The Currency Sun Today..."needs a position clear-out and a jump on Bund yields to recharge its batteries
Zero Hedge / Posted a month ago
needs a position clear-out and a jump on Bund yields to recharge its batteries and I can’t see either happening this week. CFTC data suggest the euro long has been marginally reduced, and the dollar short likewise, but not by enough to change... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Currency traders just did something they haven't done in months: buy the US dollarmonths: they bought the US dollar. According to ANZ, citing data released by t
Business Insider Australia / Posted 1 months ago
months: they bought the US dollar. According to ANZ, citing data released by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Friday, traders bought the USD for the first time since mid-May, reducing their overall net short position by $US1.5... Read more
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Zero Hedge
FX Week Ahead: Jackson Hole, And A Chance For Yellen To Fend Off Some USD Bashingrisk factors these days, and this is down to the net short positioning in the m
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
risk factors these days, and this is down to the net short positioning in the market. According to the representative CFTC data however, this has been trimmed by some 20% this past week. EUR longs have also contracted, but as above, there are... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Federal Court Orders Jeffrey Slemmer, Christian Dorrian, Adam Roth, and Their Florida-Based Companies to Pay over $5.4 Million in Restitution and a Penalty in CFTC Precious Metals and Diamonds Anti-Fraud ActionChristian Dorrian, Adam Roth, and Their Florida-Based Companies to Pay over $5.
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 1 months ago
Christian Dorrian, Adam Roth, and Their Florida-Based Companies to Pay over $5.4 Million in Restitution and a Penalty in CFTC Precious Metals and Diamonds Anti-Fraud ActionSlemmer Enterprises, Dorrian Enterprises and Roth Investment Group All... Read more

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