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2013-11-20 12:22:21

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2010 passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, Congress set a course to damage one of the key tools used by energy suppliers and users to tamp down energy price volatility, according to a new study released today by the Abraham Energy Report. The study urges Congress to consider entirely exempting physical commodity businesses from financial regulation that was meant to address the players that caused the global financial crisis. The study finds that...

2012-07-30 02:23:10

ATLANTA, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced that all cleared OTC products listed on ICE's OTC energy market will be transitioned to futures products in January 2013. These products will continue be listed and traded on the ICE platform and cleared at ICE Clear Europe, and block trades will continue to be available subject to applicable...

2012-05-21 02:27:16

PHOENIX, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valley of the Sun (VOS) Chapter of Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) named Michelle Grider, Textura Client Services Manager, the 2012 "Best Under the Sun Associate Member" at their annual banquet on April 26th. Members are nominated based on their leadership and contribution to the organization and voted on by the Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/CG12932LOGO) Michelle is an active member of the...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

SUMMIT, N.J. & WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TeraExchange (www.TeraExchange.com), an independent, transparent marketplace for swaps and other OTC cleared derivatives scheduled to launch in Q1, appointed Marti Tirinnanzi as Senior Vice President of Business Development and head of the firm's Washington, D.C. office. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111028/NY95550LOGO ) Named to Futures Magazine's "Top 25 Most Influential People of 2010", Ms....

2011-10-28 08:00:00

SUMMIT, N.J. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New OTC derivatives trading venture TeraExchange (www.TeraExchange.com) is preparing to launch one of the world's first central limit order books for OTC cleared derivatives in Q4 2011. The initiative positions TeraExchange to seize "first mover" advantage as sweeping regulatory reform reshapes the world of trading and clearing OTC derivatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111028/NY95550LOGO ) Featuring...

2011-06-24 15:02:00

LUTZ, Fla., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gainesville Coins has been receiving a number of inquiries regarding the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill on the silver and gold market. Specifically, we have been asked whether the legislation has any similarity to the U.S. government's actions in 1933 that removed gold coins from circulation and made it illegal for U.S. citizens to own gold. The Dodd-Frank legislation DOES NOT impact the individual investor's ability to...

2011-03-16 07:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, reported that it was the title sponsor for the recent Valley of the Sun (VOS) Anniversary Gala, a celebration of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) Chapter's 25 years providing quality products and services to its members. The VOS gala was held at the Heard Museum on February 17th. The event was an opportunity for...

2011-02-22 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Javelin Capital Markets, an electronic trading venue that plans to register as a swap execution facility ("SEF") for credit derivatives and interest rate swaps, today announced Mike Hisler and Chris Koppenheffer as its CDS and IRS Heads respectively. Mr. Hisler, most recently launched Hexagon, a boutique investment bank. Previously, he worked at UBS for 10 years, where he was a Managing Director of Institutional Credit Sales. Mr. Hisler focused on...

2011-02-16 12:08:00

Cuts Would Come As Agencies Tackle Implementation of Most Sweeping U.S. Financial Reforms Since the Great Depression WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Warning of the danger of a major setback in efforts to restore U.S. financial market integrity and the confidence of individual and other investors, ShareOwners.org (http://www.ShareOwners.org) in cooperation with the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) launched today a...

2010-04-23 12:30:00

NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a letter from The Swaps & Derivatives Market Association (SDMA) to The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: To: The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs The Swaps & Derivatives Market Association (SDMA) is a trade group comprised of more than 20...