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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: NYMEX, Brent crude oil prices both surge in one-day rally

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Aug 2015

    money managers held more short positions than normal because of falling oil prices in past months. US Commodity Futures Trading Commission records showed that since about June 15, hedge funds had accumulated one of the biggest short positions in crude

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. MARKET WATCH: Energy prices waffle in unconfident markets

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Jan 2013

    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 fiscal cliff

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