CFTC Approves Commodity-Speculation Limits

18 Oct 2011

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has voted to limit speculation on commodities, including oil, wheat, gold and other raw materials.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has voted to limit speculation on commodities, including oil, wheat, gold and other raw materials. The new curbs limit traders to 25% of deliverable supply in the month closes to delivery, while cash-settled natural-gas contracts will be subject to different limits.

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