Why Regulatory Changes Will Drive FX Trading Volume to Futures

Why Regulatory Changes Will Drive FX Trading Volume to Futures

Its been my experience that many in the market are ignoring FX in the global derivatives reform debate, thinking of them as broadly exempt from…

Futures On Credit-Default Swaps Seen As Natural Evolution (Wall Street Journal)

If Congress really had its way (well, the Democrats anyway) than all swaps would have been forced to look and trade like futures. If you’re…

Is Clearing a Swap 200 Times as Risky as Clearing a Future?

Originally posted on TabbFORUM.com Clearinghouses don’t remove risk. In fact, they concentrate it. But that concentrated risk is mitigated by the structure of the central…

The CFTC's Co-location Proposal: Not Ready for Prime Time

Also posted at TabbFORUM.com The CFTC should stick to regulating markets and not try to regulate data center providers.  The recently released proposal by the CFTC does…