As we are all well aware, the last two years have been the most challenging for the futures industry in the almost 80 years the two of us, collectively, have been in the business. The collapse of MF Global and the uncovering of the Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) fraud brought about the questioning of systems and procedures believed to be safe
According to a statement received, AlphaMetrix will cease trading operations as of Oct. 31 and enter that portion of its business into an orderly liquidation.
A year after the MF Global bankruptcy one cash management firm decided to ask CTAs and CPOs how they were impacted by these bankruptcies.
The final rules recently announced by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regarding retail forex trading will require more trading programs to register as commodity trading advisors (CTAs) and commodity pool operators (CPOs)