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  1. CFTC to examine Chicago Climate Exchange's carbon instrument

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    Tue, 18 Aug 2009

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission will examine whether a carbon financial instrument which trades on the Chicago Climate Exchange performs a significant price discovery

  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

  3. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices waffle as crude, gas trend down

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    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    lost 2.5%. Oil futures prices were up in early trading July 29, but gas futures remained in the red. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data showed speculative length in exchange-traded crude and metals rose last week. “Crude oil and palladium

  4. MARKET WATCH: Improved economics, Mideast unrest boost oil prices

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    Tue, 2 Jul 2013

    level since January 2011. The spread closed just above this mark at $5.01/bbl.” The latest US Commodity Futures Trading Commission numbers for the week ended June 25 showed while oil markets did not succumb to pre-Federal Open Market

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

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    Fri, 20 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 a dealer

  6. Obama wants stronger steps to curb oil price speculation

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    Mon, 23 Apr 2012

    asked US Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. to work with Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz, Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary G. Gensler, and other federal regulatory agency chiefs "to make sure that acts of manipulation

  7. Regulation, good and bad

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    Mon, 21 May 2012

    the oil and gas industry has a more direct interest. President Barack Obama wants Congress to allow the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to raise margin requirements in oil futures trading. The aim is to limit speculation, popularly blamed

  8. MARKET WATCH: Energy commodities recoup some of previous loss

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    Tue, 10 Jul 2012

    Index and the SIG Oil Exploration & Production Index were up 0.8% and 1% respectively. “The latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission data indicated net speculative length ended 8 weeks of successive declines, adding a respectable 21.7 million

  9. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices waffle in unconfident markets

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    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    important role.” De Wet said, “As far as the speculative activity in crude oil is concerned, the latest Commodity Futures Trading Commission data indicate that crude oil appeared to have benefited from the optimism and eventual resolution to the

  10. 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

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