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  1. CFTC expected to bring action against BP in futures probe

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    Thu, 14 Dec 2006

    Nick Snow Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 14 -- BP PLC expects the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission staff to recommend that a civil enforcement action be brought against the company over alleged violations

  2. MARKET WATCH: Oil prices decline in lackluster market

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    Mon, 13 May 2013

    buoyancy should fade as the uncertainty subsides,” he said. According to the latest data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission , net speculative length for West Texas Intermediate rose 12.9 million bbl “as investors aggressively unwound their short positions

  3. NGSA, IPAA see some improvement in CFTC's swap dealer definition

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    Mon, 30 Apr 2012

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission 's latest definition of a swap dealer is an improvement on its original proposal because it recognizes the difference between

  4. MARKET WATCH: North Sea Brent climbed to 3-month highs last week

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    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    shrug off Seaway Pipeline off-take concerns and kept net speculative length, according to the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission data, on its upward trajectory—a hefty 23.6 million bbl were added for the week ended Jan. 29, the strongest increase since August of last year

  5. Energy commodity prices were still falling Dec. 7 with front-month crude down 3.4% for the week and natural gas essentially flat in the New York market

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    Mon, 10 Dec 2012

    up on the week,” said analysts in the Houston office of Raymond James & Associates Inc. The latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission numbers show net speculative length for benchmark crude in the New York market increased 13.1 million bbl

  6. MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices rebound in optimistic market

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    Wed, 19 Oct 2011

    Another possible drag on oil markets, and commodities in general, is yesterday’s decision by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC ) to accept a provisions of the Frank-Dodd Act that would allow the commission to limit speculative

  7. MARKET WATCH: New York crude prices continue rally

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2013

    flat, weighed down by the reopening of a North Sea pipeline after a 5-day shutdown.” Meanwhile, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed net speculative length for WTI in the New York market fell for the third consecutive week. The

  8. Washington strategies increasingly reach beyond Capital Beltway

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    Mon, 4 Feb 2013

    Fordham, NGSA's energy markets and government affairs director, said on Dec. 19, 2012, that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is still dealing with questions arising from the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform law which affect

  9. MARKET WATCH: Sandy, stronger dollar take toll on oil prices

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    Mon, 5 Nov 2012

    Wet at Standard New York Securities Inc., the Standard Bank Group. “According to the latest [US Commodity Futures Trading Commission ] data, net speculative length continued to fall with 11.6 million bbl lost this past week,” De

  10. MARKET WATCH: Despite small final-session gains, oil prices down last week

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    Mon, 25 Feb 2013

    over an early end to the Federal Reserve Bank’s quantitative easing plans; according to the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission data 11.2 million bbl were liquidated from net speculative length [for benchmark US light, sweet crude

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