Tag: Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Activity, Trading

Oil shakes off earlier gains, with U.S. prices down 25% for the week

March 20, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Oil shook off earlier gains on Friday, with U.S. prices trading around 25% lower for the week as economic stimulus plans from government and central banks failed to offset pressure from expectations for steep coronavirus-fueled losses in demand and a […]


US financial regulators join Global Financial Innovation Network

October 24, 2019

Via: Finextra

U.S. financial regulators have taken proactive steps in recent years to enhance regulatory clarity and understanding for all stakeholders and promote early identification of emerging regulatory opportunities, challenges, and risks. Participation in the GFIN furthers these objectives and enhances the […]

Activity, Investment Banking

Dollar bulls still reign — and that’s good news for bears, analysts say

February 6, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. dollar bulls are alive and well despite a lot of negative talk about the currency, according to data compiled by TD Securities in an effort to bridge the gap left by a lack of positioning data from the Commodity […]

Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Case for dollar bulls intact ahead of central bank meetings

September 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Despite a muted start to the month, the bull case for the U.S. dollar remains intact as the Federal Reserve is seen blazing ahead in raising interest rates, leaving other central banks behind. Net long positions in the U.S. dollar […]

Activity, Regulations, Trading

SEC and CFTC Have Optimistic Outlook on Cryptocurrency and ICOs [VIDEO]

February 7, 2018

Via: Bank Innovation

EXCLUSIVE -The chairs of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), John Clayton and J. Christopher Giancarlo respectively testified before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday on their regulatory ideas and concerns on cryptocurrency. Surprisingly, the sentiment […]

Activity, Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Trading

CME to launch bitcoin futures in three weeks after green light from regulator; bitcoin jumps

December 1, 2017


CME announced Friday its new bitcoin futures contract will be available for trading on Dec.18. The CME announcement came as the Commodity Futures Trading Commission said it will allow the world’s largest futures exchange and its competitor, the Cboe Futures […]