The main U.S. derivatives regulator is debating whether requiring a new registration for high-speed traders would give overseers better access to information collected by exchanges including the CME Group Inc.
High-speed trading in U.S. futures markets is being dominated by a small number of firms that should be forced to register with regulators to ensure adequate oversight, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s former chief economist will tell lawmakers.
Banks’ pullback from commodities trading is weakening the link between raw materials and equities and helping to re-establish supply and demand as the main factor in setting prices, United Nations researchers say.
Jon Corzine, the former chief executive officer of MF Global Holdings Ltd., knew that the company made a loan out of segregated customer accounts before it went bankrupt, CME Group Inc. chairman Terrence Duffy told the U.S. Senate.
A group of Chicago Board of Trade members lost a bid for a court order pausing the exchange’s shift from determining final settlement prices based on trading floor shouting to a method incorporating electronic trades.