The purpose of CFTC Talks is to provide information about the commodity markets, futures trading and other information about conditions in this country and abroad that affect the markets. Our goal is to talk about and get information on all things impacting these markets. We’re going to talk with a wide range of experts in the markets: government agencies and offices, exchanges and clearing houses, authors and researchers, and market participants. Please listen to the introductory podcast to get more information on why we’re doing this and to listen to an important disclaimer about the podcast.
The Effect of Capital Rules on Derivatives Markets
CFTC staff from the Office of Chief Economist discuss the effect that capital rules have had on the competitive landscape of derivatives clearing.
This episode discusses “opportunistic strategies,” or more commonly known as “manufactured credit events in the credit derivatives markets”. CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC Division Directors and senior analysts discuss the impact of these events in the credit derivatives markets.
A View into the WTI Crude Oil Derivatives Market Structure
This podcast discusses various aspects of the crude oil derivative market. It includes a summary of topics discussed at the April 2019 Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee meeting and brings together all derivatives across futures markets and swaps. This episode also views the overall size of the WTI Crude Oil Derivatives market and the various commercial and noncommercial participants and their engagement in this important marketplace.
CFTC Talks EP076: Daniel Gorfine, CFTC Chief Innovation Officer
#CFTCTalks we bring on Daniel Gorfine, CFTC’s Chief Innovation Officer. We do a 2018 look back and a 2019 look forward on fintech and regtech. Lessons learned, ideas generated and areas to gather knowledge all covered and discussed. Last one for 2018!
CFTC Talks EP075: Georgetown Law Prof. Chris Brummer
This week on CFTC Talks, we talk with University of Georgetown’s Faculty Director of the Institute of International Law Chris Brummer. Chris joins us to discuss the DC Fintech Week held at Georgetown and what he learned from the conference.
CFTC Talks EP074: World Bank Sharmista Appaya
This week on CFTC Talks, we speak with World Bank’s Sharmista Appaya, a Senior Financial Sector Expert – in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI) Global Practice at the World Bank Group and focuses on Bank’s engagement on fintech issues as they relate to, and can have an effect on, financial inclusion and financial sector development.
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For active traders in the markets it can be difficult to really understand what is happening in the world around us and to know what is actually affecting the price of commodities, which is why having such a great source of information from the CFTC is invaluable. I'm really glad I found these podcasts and am looking forward to hearing more discussions. Keep up the great work!