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June 22, 2009
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering whether trading in over the counter derivatives should be reported like other securities transactions, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro told a congressional subcommittee today. The SEC is considering...
June 18, 2009
NYSE Euronext and the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. said Thursday they would create a fixed-income derivatives clearing house in an effort to provide a single view of risk across asset classes. The 50-50 joint venture will be called the...
May 14, 2009
The Obama administration is asking Congress to extend its oversight of the financial system to include the shadowy market of derivatives, the kind of complex financial instruments that helped catapult the world into an economic crisis. In a...
February 5, 2009
Regulators and members of the futures industry convened before the House Agriculture Committee this week to debate the regulation of credit default swaps and other derivatives. The Feb. 3-4 legislative meeting was the first in the new year to...
October 31, 2008
The Depository Trust and Clearing Corp. today announced that starting Tuesday, it will publish weekly aggregate market data from the Trade Information Warehouse it maintains on credit derivatives. The New York-based DTCC will publish data on...
October 28, 2008
Deutsche Bank AG lost more than $400 million on equity derivatives as the stock markets fell in the wake of the financial crisis, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The loss is equal to almost half of the Frankfurt, Germany-based...
July 18, 2007
Global credit derivatives totals have spiked 113%, according to Fitch Ratings. The total amount of credit derivatives bought and sold hit $49.9 billion at the end of 2006, more than double the $23.4 billion figure from the end of 2005. Banks...
May 29, 2007
Paul S. Atkins, a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission, is in line to head up the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Times reported. If selected, he would replace Chairman Reuben Jeffery, who is stepping down...
May 8, 2007
The National Futures Association has permanently barred former associated person Adam Leon from NFA membership. The decision, issued against Mr. Leon of Protrade Futures & Options, a former introducing broker located in Aventura, Fla., is based...
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