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.
The Japanese yen surged to a three-month high against the dollar on Thursday, with the Swiss franc at a one-month high as investors sought out the safe-haven currencies, fearing the U.S.-China trade conflict will escalate.
Palladium on Monday slumped about 7 percent, its biggest daily percentage drop in over two-years, while gold also fell as strong U.S. data improved investors' appetite for riskier assets ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting.
A family member told CNBC the cause of Bart Chilton's death was complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 58.
Gold prices fell to a near four-month low on Tuesday as the dollar gained and investors preferred riskier assets, dampening the safe-haven metal's appeal.
Gold steadied on Monday, holding above a nearly four-month low touched the previous session on support from a weaker dollar and expectations the United States would put further restrictions on Iran's oil exports.
Gold rose 1 percent to briefly breach $1,300 an ounce on Monday, and remained at its highest in more than one week as the dollar slipped and a recent equities rally paused.
Oil prices rose on Monday, adding to gains in the first quarter when the major benchmarks posted their biggest increases in nearly a decade, as concerns about supplies outweigh fears of a slowing global economy.
Gold prices inched up on Monday as the dollar backed off three-week highs, but gains in the metal were limited as equities rose on signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade talks and upbeat Chinese economic data.
Gold prices rose to a more than three-week high on Monday, helped by a weaker dollar and as worries over global economic growth pushed investors into safe-haven assets.
Palladium surged past $1,600 for the first time on Tuesday on expectations that an already strained supply scenario for the autocatalyst metal could worsen, while platinum soared 3 percent.
If Rep. Maxine Waters becomes chair of the House Financial Services Committee she may not be able to undo Republicans' deregulation efforts, but she could still hurt the nation's economic growth, says GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling.
J. Christopher Giancarlo, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman, discusses the sell-off in markets and the stability in trading.
The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note is back up above 3.2 percent.