Heath Tarbert will resign as Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair early next year when President-elect Joe Biden designates an acting agency head.
Senator Elizabeth Warren is calling for SEC and CFTC investigation into the Trump administration after The New York Times reported that in February the administration was giving the public different information about the coronavirus pandemic than it was giving to private groups.
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Gold prices retreated on Monday as the dollar benefited from safe-haven buying driven by fears over a second wave of coronavirus infections.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Heath Tarbert joins "Squawk Alley" to discuss the moves in the oil futures market.
Gold edged higher from a more than one-week low hit earlier on Monday, helped by dwindling share markets as U.S. crude prices plunged and concerns about coronavirus-linked economic damage persisted.
Gold soared over 1.5% to its highest in more than seven years on Monday, as panicked investors scurried towards the safe-haven metal on fears of coronavirus blow to the global economy and U.S. corporate earnings.
Gold prices fell over 1% on Tuesday, retreating from a near one-month high hit earlier in the session, as signs of slowdown in coronavirus cases in major epicentres boosted equity markets, drawing away some of the bullion's safe haven appeal.
Gold prices soared more than 4% on Monday, shrugging off early losses after the U.S. Federal Reserve took aggressive new steps to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, boosting investor sentiment.
The safe haven Japanese yen jumped on Monday as concerns about the spreading coronavirus sent investors running from higher risk assets, even after the U.S. Federal Reserve slashed rates to zero and launched new quantitative easing.
Gold prices on Monday eased as China's central bank moved to limit the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak.
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Brian Quintenz of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission says the expansion of the crypto industry will create new challenges for CFTC as a regulator, but it is ready to meet those challenges.
Kraft has filed a contempt motion against the CFTC over a press release announcing the $16 million fine to settle claims of manipulating wheat prices.
Gold climbed on Monday as the dollar sagged, with bullion prices hemmed near a six-year high scaled in the previous session as tensions between the United States and Iran fuelled safe-haven buying.
Gold prices slipped further on Monday after sliding from a more-than-14-month high the previous session following upbeat U.S. economic data that dampened expectations the Federal Reserve would ease interest rates.
Gold prices dropped 1% on Monday, slipping from a 14-month peak, after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision not to impose trade tariffs on Mexico spurred risk sentiment and lifted the dollar from recent lows.
Gold climbed more than 1.5% on Monday to its highest level in more than three months on concerns that U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and Washington's threat of tariffs on Mexico would hurt the global economy.
Gold prices climbed and were on track for their best day in nearly three months on Monday as investors sought a safe haven from market turmoil triggered by China announcing that it will retaliate over levies imposed by the Trump administration.