Controversial rule on commodity derivatives set to miss year-end target
The authors of this paper argue that fundamental determinants of speculative futures trading may have been misinterpreted by some as “excessive” speculation in the energy markets in recent years.
Agency should wait before implementing non-spot-month limits, commissioner says
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Commissioner sees no rationale for effort to curb speculation under Dodd-Frank
Most respondents say paper trading had some impact, but disagree on how much
Impact of US shale, speculation and bank commodity exits high on the agenda
Role of financial participants in price plunge adds new twist to old debate
Keystone XL, Russia, position limits and the ‘big six’ draw strong views
Time to ‘bite the bullet’ on controversial rule, commissioner says
Industry groups sceptical of justification for new position limits rule, after suing to block previous version
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is gearing up for another big fight over position limits, after its original rule was rejected by a federal court. The agency’s latest proposal, released in November, gives market participants little reason...
CFTC puts forward another Dodd-Frank position limits rule, generating concerns among commodity derivatives end-users
CFTC will soon unveil revised rule on commodity position limits after a court rejected its previous effort, says O'Malia
Isda turns up the volume in controversial debate over commodity speculation and position limits
In recent years, speculation in oil markets has been associated with price falls more than price rises, but speculative activity is transforming the oil market into an asset play subject to new macroeconomic influences, says Leo Drollas, chief economist...
On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama launched a new initiative aimed at curbing speculation in energy markets, arguing that it would help ease the pain of high gasoline prices. He urged Congress to give the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...
CFTC and Goldman Sachs executives discuss role of speculators in commodities markets during times of volatility
Futures and Options Association report refutes negative impact of speculators on commodities markets
The confidentiality of energy trading data provided to regulators for market monitoring purposes continues to concern market players and regulators alike, after August leak by senator Sanders
Commodity trading data leak relights speculation debate