Michael Oliver Provides Guidance On Commodities And Financial Markets – Seeking Alpha

Michael Oliver was a guest on this week’s radio program. Michael provides his always astute reading of commodity and financial markets. [embedded content] Michael Oliver entered the financial services industry in 1975 on the Futures side, joining E.F. Hutton’s International Commodity Division, NYC. He studied under David Johnson, head of Hutton’s Commodity Division and Chairman …

US derivatives regulator proposes more flexible swaps trading rules – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog on Thursday said he would like to allow more flexibility in the way swaps are traded while at the same time tightening requirements for reporting of such trades. FILE PHOTO: Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Christopher Giancarlo discusses financial regulation in Washington, DC, U.S., …

After Nasdaq CEO Blesses Cryptocurrency, Investors See Bigger Future For Bitcoin, Others – Forbes

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told CNBC on April 25 that they are open to considering trading in cryptocurrencies once regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nasdaq already has a blockchain platform in place to make the move into Bitcoin, Ether and other top coins. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images) Forget the fact that Bitcoin …