Politically, 2013 was the year of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. First the GOP followed the direction of Junior Senator Ted Cruz (R Tex.) down a dark alley in a fight they were guaranteed to lose, and, then with the GOP on the ropes, the President and his team botched the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act website. In the markets all eyes were on Federal Reserve mainly because Congress abdicated all responsibility for moving the economy forward to Ben Bernanke, who finally signaled the beginning of the end of QE3.
Is Bitcoin a "futures contract?" Maybe. A futures contract is not defined in the CEA specifically, but it has been defined in the courts as a commitment to deliver or receive an asset - including U.S. dollars - in the future at a pre-agreed price.
Remarks of CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler at his final "town hall" meeting.
Somehow Messrs.’ Gary Gensler and Bart Chilton have been given hero status by those general and left leaning media outlets. That only proves that those outlets have never attempted to cultivate sources within the Futures and derivatives space.
Australia, Canada, the E.U., Hong Kong, Japan and Switzerland are deemed comparable with respect to aspects of Dodd-Frank.
CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler gave these remarks at a D.C. Bar event on Dec. 11.
The CFTC today announced that the members of the Commission have unanimously elected Commissioner Mark P. Wetjen to serve as Acting Chairman upon the end of Chairman Gary Gensler’s service.
Paul Volcker said he wasn’t involved with writing the final version of the rule that bears his name.
In a landmark step, U.S. regulators curbed some types of trading while largely freeing chief executives from personal responsibility.
Three Wall Street trade groups say the CFTC's policy governing overseas trades is lacking in several areas.