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

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Jan 2007

    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 of federal commodity exchange

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

    Online Articles

    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

  3. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices fall in mixed market

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 Feb 2012

    since the beginning of this month, which is confirmed by two commitment-of-traders reports from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE). Money manger’s net length in WTI grew by 5.5% week

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

    Online Articles

    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 and trader

  5. MARKET WATCH: Natural gas, crude oil prices climb in mixed New York market

    Online Articles

    Mon, 20 Feb 2012

    strong inflow of new money invested into the oil market. The latest commitment of traders report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shows WTI noncommercial net length increased [in the week ended Feb. 14] at the sharpest pace since

  6. Obama wants stronger steps to curb oil price speculation

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 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, fraud

  7. Regulation, good and bad

    Magazine Articles

    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. Obama wants stronger steps to curb oil price speculation

    Magazine Articles

    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

  9. Oil prices roiled by data

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Oct 2012

    The obvious culprit is some kind of technical trading glitch or a ‘fat finger' error, which the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and IntercontinentalExchange Inc. are now investigating." Usually such technical glitches or trader

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

    Online Articles

    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

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