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CFTC Passes New Retail Forex Guidelines
09/07/2010 – 11:10 am PDT | No Comment

I have been covering the US Commodity Future Trading Commission’s (CFTC) efforts to revamp the regulatory structure that governs forex, since it was unveiled earlier this year. On August 30, the CFTC formally published the …

US Taking Steps to Stop Trade in Conflict Minerals
08/02/2010 – 10:32 am PDT | Comments Off

By Michael Montgomery—Exclusive to Tantalum Investing News
The tantalum industry, which revolves around a metal used in almost every high tech product including cell phones, computers and electrical capacitors, has come under harsh scrutiny from human …

Dodd-Frank Establishes New Laws Regarding Spot Commodities and Spot Forex
08/01/2010 – 2:12 pm PDT | Comments Off

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Act”) has changed a number of laws in all of the securities acts including the Commodity Exchange Act.  Two specific changes deal with the certain transactions in …

New Accredited Investor Definition
07/30/2010 – 10:48 am PDT | Comments Off

Fund Managers Should Amend Subscription Documents
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Act”) immediately changed the definition of accredited investor. Prior to the enactment of the Act, an accredited investor could …

Commodity Position Limits After Dodd-Frank
07/29/2010 – 10:24 pm PDT | Comments Off

CFTC to Establish Energy Position Limits
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Act”) includes a number of key provisions which will affect the investment management industry in important ways. For example, the …

Statement by the Press Secretary on Transparency in the Energy Sector
07/23/2010 – 2:42 pm PDT | Comments Off

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which President Obama signed earlier this week, includes a landmark provision that requires energy and mining companies registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to disclose …

Reforming Wall Street, Stopping Improper Payments, and Bringing Relief to Our Friends and Neighbors Looking for Work
07/23/2010 – 11:00 am PDT | Comments Off

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy during a statement to the press in the Roosevelt Room of the White House,

This week, the President signed three bills into law that will …

Remarks by the President at Signing of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
07/21/2010 – 11:00 am PDT | Comments Off

Ronald Reagan Building
11:34 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT:  Well, good morning, everyone.
AUDIENCE:  Good morning.
THE PRESIDENT:  We are gathered in the heart of our nation’s capital, surrounded by memorials to leaders and citizens who served our nation in …