The Cboe and CME "know what they're doing" in the futures markets, said Bart Chilton, who has called for the regulation of bitcoin.
"What's the difference between bitcoin and trying to figure out the Super Bowl? I mean it's gambling," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Federal oversight of bitcoin futures aims to preserve the integrity of the contracts, a CFTC official says.
Cboe Global Markets announces it is launching bitcoin futures trading on Sunday.
CME announced Friday its new bitcoin futures contract will be available for trading on Dec. 18.
The CFTC is on a drive to move into a more technology-centered market environment, its chairman said.
Former financial regulator Bart Chilton says if bitcoin’s wild swings happened on his watch, he would’ve launched an investigation.
Tax reform is possible. But first, President Trump needs to get out of the way, says former US Trading Commissioner Bart Chilton.
Plans to roll back financial regulations are “disastrous and deeply dangerous,” says former regulator Bart Chilton.
Democrats' call to probe Carl Icahn came after former White House ethics lawyers had warned about his role advising President Trump.
Former US commodities-trading commissioner Bart Chilton explains why prediction for oil prices are all over the map right now.
Gold prices rose on Monday despite a firmer dollar, but was trading in a tight range.
President Trump plans to nominate J. Christopher Giancarlo as chairman of Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Goldman Sachs banker James Donovan as deputy Treasury secretary, the White House said on Tuesday.
Gold prices held firm on Monday near 3-1/2-month highs hit in the previous session.
Gold hit a three-month peak as the political risk of European elections and worries over Donald Trump's policies stoked safe-haven demand.
Bart Chilton, a former US regulator who wrote and advised on parts of Dodd-Frank, said it would be a monumental mistake if Trump repealed the law.
Trump may be a dealmaker but in order to get anything done in Washington, he needs to understand these three things, says former US regulator Bart Chilton.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the CFTC is ordering Goldman Sach to pay a penalty for attempted manipulation of rate swaps.
Trump has managed to calm market fears ... and even trigger a rally. His next steps are even more important, says Bart Chilton.