Livestock Watchdog Tracking Virus-Skewed Markets “With A Fine-Tooth Comb” – DTN Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has been quietly increasing its monitoring of the livestock markets, CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert stated. “Agriculture, like so many sectors of the U.S. economy, is […]

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes New Position Limits – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is taking another stab at establishing position limits in commodity markets, its fourth such attempt since Congress passed the requirement as part of 2010’s financial […]

Ag Trade: CFTC Attempts to Set Limits on Futures Speculating – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is readying yet another attempt to set limits on speculative trading and swaps positions in a proposed rule expected to come out early in […]

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bill – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019
After the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said the bill “sends a strong […]

Commodity Trading: U.S. Dollar Has the Advantage, For Now – DTN Feb 26, 2019

🕔Feb 26, 2019
American farmers and other businesses that trade in commodities have an “enormous advantage” over global competitors because commodities are pegged to the U.S. dollar. But that advantage could one day […]

Farm Bill: Cutting Crop Insurance is ‘Baloney’ says House Ag Chief Economist – DTN Jan 9, 2017

🕔Jan 9, 2017
There are more questions than answers about the details and timing of the next farm bill debate, two key staffers for the House and Senate agriculture committees told an overflow […]

Commodity Markets: Controversial Customer Protection Rule Revised – DTN Mar 18, 2015

🕔Mar 18, 2015
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized a rule on Tuesday that alleviates one of the grain industry’s biggest concerns about the customer protection rule — automatic changes to when firms […]

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