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Former CFTC Chair Has Bitcoin on the Brain

After helping implement new oversight for the swaps market, Gary Gensler now lectures about blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies at MIT<p>A decade after the financial crisis , The Wall Street Journal has checked in on dozens of the bankers, government officials, chief executives, hedge-fund …


10-Year Note Speculators Added To Their Bearish Net Positions This Week

10-Year Note COT Futures Large Trader Positions<p><b>10-Year Note Non-Commercial Speculator Positions:</b><p>Large bond speculators increased their bearish net …


CFTC Issues Customer Advisory on Digital Coins and Tokens

Article ByKevin M. FoleyJames M. BradyKatten Muchin Rosenman LLPCorporate and Financial Weekly Digest The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has …


Speculators lift net long USD bets to highest since March 2017: CFTC, Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO - A money changer counts U.S. dollar banknotes at money change market in Herat province<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Speculators raised …


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Powell Says Cryptocurrencies Aren't Big Enough to Pose a Threat

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell made it clear that the explosive growth in digital money isn’t very high on his list of concerns.<p>The estimated …

Financial Services

What Traders and ETF Investors Indicate for Gold’s Movement

The CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) reports the position of major players in the futures market through its COT (Commitment of Traders) …

Stock Markets

US launches criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin

The US Department of Justice has launched a criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of <b>bitcoin</b> and other digital currencies,</i> …

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The CFTC commissioner on whether bitcoin is a security or a currency

Chris Giancarlo, Commodity Futures Trading Commission commissioner, discusses regulating bitcoin and whether the coin is a security or a currency.


U.S. Regulator Knocks Blackstone on Hovnanian Swap Trade

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Hedge funds, other money managers raise U.S. crude oil net longs-CFTC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge funds and other money managers raised their net long U.S. crude futures and options positions in the week to March 20 after two weeks of cutting bullish bets, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) said on Friday.<p>The speculator group raised its combined …


CFTC 'astounded' as Congress prepares to cut budget

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which has pushed for a budget increase to fund its job of overseeing the multitrillion-dollar derivatives market, said on Thursday it was “absolutely astounded” that the U.S. Congress is preparing to cut its funding.<p>FILE …


Speculators' net short dollar bets at highest since 2011: CFTC, Reuters

(This version of the March 23 story corrects to say dollar short position was highest since August 2011, not January 2017, in headline and first paragraph)<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Speculators’ net short dollar bets rose to the highest since August 2011, in the latest week, according to calculations by …


After Dollar's Jarring Plunge, Traders Face a 2018 Straitjacket

© Bloomberg. A 2017 50 subject uncut sheet of $1 dollar notes bearing the name of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sits on display at the U.S. …


Sugar bears come out to play as surplus swells on Asia harvests

The nation is the No. 1 sugar grower and exporter. Photo: Bloomberg<p><b>New York:</b> There’s about to be enough sugar piled up in warehouses to make three …

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Will Google's Ad Ban Sink Cryptocurrencies?

Yesterday's move by search giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) to ban ads for a variety of financial instruments including ICOs and cryptocurrencies—which …


Bitcoin drops to month low after Google bans cryptocurrency adverts

Bitcoin slumped to the lowest level in more than a month after Google said it will ban online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings.<p>Industry officials also said at a Congressional hearing that U.S. regulators need to provide greater clarity.<p>The world’s biggest digital …


Winklevoss twins have a plan to police cryptocurrency trading

The brothers, who run the Gemini exchange for trading Bitcoin and Ether, have submitted a proposal to create the Virtual Commodity Association, a self-regulatory organization meant to police digital-currency markets and custodians. The non-profit group would aim to develop industry standards, …


Sterling to spoil any boost to bonds from Brexit deal doubts

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: UK pound coins plunge into water coloured with the European Union flag colours in this illustration picture<p>By Saikat …

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Class Action Targets Alleged Manipulation of Wall Street's 'Fear Index'

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Global gold prices flat as rate hike worries ease

Spot gold was flat at $1,323.07 per ounce at 8.45am. Photo: Reuters<p>Gold prices were steady on Monday as the US dollar inched lower, with the latest …

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PRECIOUS-Gold slips as dollar holds steady

© Reuters. PRECIOUS-Gold slips as dollar holds steady<p>March 12 (Reuters) - Gold prices fell on Monday as the dollar held steady after data showed the …


Security tokens could be the next big thing in cryptoassets

Cryptocurrency tokens exploded in 2017. According to a recent report from Fabric Ventures and TokenData, token sales — which are often referred to as …


CFTC: Speculators Less Bullish on Euro, Oil; Less Bearish on Yen

CFTC: Speculators Less Bullish on Euro, Oil; Less Bearish on Yen<p> - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its weekly …


Cryptocurrencies classified as commodities

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission can legally classify and regulate cryptocurrencies as commodities, according to a new ruling from a federal …


Crypto prices dive after the SEC promises more regulation

Cryptocurrency’s rollercoaster ride took a sharp downwards swing Wednesday as the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a statement warning …


CFTC Gets Preliminary Order in Case Against CabbageTech / Coin Drop Markets for Fraud Regarding Trading Bitcoin & Other Virtual Currencies

CFTC States Until Congress Clarifies Crypto, the Commission will Consider it Not Legal Tender & Continue to Treat as a Commodity. The Commodity …


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