Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Kraft Settles Futures Market Manipulation Case
The company allegedly made more than $5 million in profits and savings from improper wheat futures trading.
JPMorgan Fined $65M Over ISDAFix Rigging
The CFTC says the bank's traders "openly joked about" their efforts to manipulate the global benchmark for interest rate products.
Tech Upgrade Commands CFO’s Focus
Amy Shelly of Options Clearing Corp. faces several challenges in replacing the organization's outdated platform.
Exchanges Get Green Light for Bitcoin Futures
Bitcoin futures are “a potentially huge step in the evolution of the digital currency, making trading bitcoin easier" for banks and investors.
Bitcoin Trader Accused of $600K Ponzi Scam
Nicholas Gelfman allegedly solicited investors with false claims that he would generate a 7% to 9% monthly return from a fund for trading Bitcoin.
Many Parts of Dodd-Frank Should Be Repealed
The law was about micromanaging financial services rather than facilitating capital markets.
Ex-SEC Attorney Raps WSJ Report on Enforcement Activity
Wall Street Journal article criticizing feds' level of enforcement this year is off-base, the attorney explains.
Citigroup Fined $25M for ‘Spoofing’ Futures
The first-ever spoofing case against a bank alleges traders placed large futures orders to create a false appearance of market interest in a commodity.
Corzine Fined $5M Over MF Global Collapse
In a settlement of a CFTC lawsuit, the former New Jersey governor also agreed to a lifetime ban from the futures industry.
Goldman Sachs to Pay $120 Million in Rate-Manipulation Case
The CFTC orders the investment bank to pay up in response to charges that traders deliberately influenced a U.S. global dollar benchmark.
Ex-Delta Trader Fined for Commodities Manipulation
The trader placed orders for personal profit ahead of trades intended for Delta, according to the CME Group.