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2011-06-20 07:05:00

LONDON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced that, beginning today, ICE Futures Europe will publish weekly Commitments of Traders (COT) reports for its global benchmark ICE Brent Crude and ICE Gasoil futures contracts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) ICE Futures Europe, which is regulated by the UK Financial...

2010-08-11 09:18:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Barchart.com, Inc., a leading provider of market data and information, today announced the launch of several new futures and commodity market data sections on Barchart.com. The new sections are free to visitors of Barchart.com and contain valuable market data and analysis tools which will help traders and other market participants better navigate through over 5,000 different futures contracts, covering Equity Indices, Interest Rates, Energy, Metals,...

2009-08-20 10:54:00

LONDON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange((R)) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets issued the following statement regarding today's joint U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and U.K. Financial Services Authority (FSA) statement on oil market regulation. The FSA serves as the primary regulator for ICE Futures Europe - ICE's London-based energy futures market - and the...

2009-08-04 06:35:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange(R) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today reported strong July 2009 volume. Average daily volume (ADV) for ICE's futures markets was 1,012,437 contracts, an increase of 34% from July 2008. Year-to-date through July 31, 2009, ADV across ICE's futures exchanges was 1,015,405 contracts, an increase of 10% compared to the same period of...

2009-07-27 08:00:00

ATLANTA, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange((R)) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced enhancements to its OTC regulatory framework. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) In accordance with the recent rulemaking of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) regarding Significant Price Discovery Contracts (SPDC), ICE is now a registered...

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2009-07-08 07:35:00

U.S. financial regulators say they are moving to rein in the activities of oil speculators, whom they say are partly to blame for wild price swings. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said Tuesday it is considering imposing volume limits on energy futures trading investors who have purely financial motives, representing a major change by the Obama administration away from the hands-off policies of the preceding Bush White House, The New York Times reported. The newspaper said the CFTC...

2008-09-15 18:00:32

By KEVIN TURNER Sen. Bill Nelson said he hopes that one of three bills on the U.S. Senate floor next week addressing expansion of U.S. oil drilling also will also reel in speculative investors he said are responsible for artificially inflating the prices of crude oil and gasoline for their own profit. Nelson noted that a recent independent report demonstrates that speculative investment -- not oil supply or demand -- caused oil prices to rise drastically in recent years, topped by a spike...

2008-06-18 06:00:08

By Adam Shell The push to improve the integrity of the white-hot oil futures market is gaining momentum. With suspicions of oil speculation on the rise, the USA's top commodities cop announced steps Tuesday to close some regulatory loopholes that hindered its ability to detect market abuse. The moves are designed to make it easier for U.S.-based regulators to monitor investors that trade U.S. oil on foreign exchanges and identify ones that try to game the system. The Commodity...

2006-06-26 21:15:39

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A flood of speculative cash has spurred the run-up in crude oil futures prices since 2000, and Congress should require disclosure of more data on U.S. energy contracts bought and sold on overseas exchanges, according to a congressional report released on Monday. The report by the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations finds that U.S. regulators, including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, lack the ability to track "futures...


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