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  • NEW YORK, June 7- The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee has proposed getting rid of much of the regulation put in place after the financial crisis, unveiling a plan on Tuesday that ignited fierce debate in the presidential election but is expected to flame out in Washington. In a sweeping speech at the Economic Club of New York, Republican...

  • NEW YORK, June 7- The chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee has proposed getting rid of much of the regulation put in place after the financial crisis, unveiling a plan on Tuesday that ignited fierce debate in the presidential election but is expected to flame out in Washington. In a sweeping speech at the Economic Club of New York, Republican...

  • June 7- Hillary Clinton "strongly opposes" a proposal unveiled by a Republican congressman on Tuesday to roll back Dodd-Frank financial reforms, an adviser to the Democratic presidential candidate said. In a statement, Clinton adviser Gary Gensler said the proposal from Representative Jeb Hensarling, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee,...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 25- A top adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged a U.S. regulator on Thursday to not abandon a proposal to limit the number of futures contracts traders can hold on certain commodities. A committee advising the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has urged it to drop its plan to cap the futures contracts...

  • Timothy Massad

    The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.

  • Timothy Massad

    The Treasury's Tim Massad is likely to be named the next Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman, according to sources close to the matter.

  • SEC Security and Exchange Commission

    In case of the federal government shutdown, investors can expect potential interruptions to financial product approvals and new rules.

  • In a perfect world, there would be flashing lights and sirens. But Wall Street is hardly perfect.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Stick, twist or fold? ``The total wallet back at the peak was about $14 billion for the banking sector in commodities trading. There were 10-14 banks when it was at $14 billion, now there are really five relevant ones,'' said David Silbert, who leads commodities trading at Deutsche Bank.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Stick, twist or fold? ``The total wallet back at the peak was about $14 billion for the banking sector in commodities trading. There were 10-14 banks when it was at $14 billion, now there are really five relevant ones,'' said David Silbert, who leads commodities trading at Deutsche Bank.

  • CHICAGO, Nov 1- The big-bank dominated model for privately traded derivatives is broken and those in the futures business argue that the fix is in Chicago. The Libor revelations show that the banks have ``victimized'' buy-side firms. ``This is a transformational event.'' Going forward, ``I think the solution is going to be found in Chicago and the Chicago community.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 31- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission created major confusion earlier this month when it imposed, and then suspended, a key rule governing energy derivatives, a CFTC policymaker said on Wednesday.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 31- One of five policymakers on the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission said on Wednesday that the CFTC fell down on the job earlier this month as it imposed, and then suspended, a key rule governing energy derivatives.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Two influential U.S. senators on Thursday urged regulators to resolve any differences and finish writing a controversial ban on proprietary trading known as the Volcker rule.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 12- U.S. regulators granted a last-minute reprieve to CME Group Inc. By saying that a swathe of widely traded energy, metals and agricultural swaps would not be counted toward a threshold triggering costly new regulations until Dec. 31, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission brought relief to big traders like BP.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 12- U.S. regulators granted a last-minute reprieve to CME Group Inc and big energy traders on Friday, giving them until the end of the year to convert billions of dollars in commodity swaps to futures contracts.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 12- U.S. regulators granted a last-minute reprieve to CME Group Inc and big energy traders on Friday, giving them until the end of the year to convert billions of dollars in commodity swaps to futures contracts.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 12- U.S. regulators brought last-minute relief to CME Group Inc and big energy traders on Friday, delaying new rules on tallying certain kinds of commodity swap trades until the year-end.

  • Oct 4- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's battle to impose position limits intended to keep speculators from manipulating prices could drag on until at least 2014, after it lost a lawsuit last week.

  • By Sarah N. Lynch and Alexandra Alper. WASHINGTON, Oct 2- Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday slammed Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for failing to wean U.S. firms off a key British benchmark interest rate that he knew was being rigged, resulting, the lawmakers said, in costly litigation that hurts American taxpayers.