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Excessive Speculation and Compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act

Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Location: Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations held a hearing on speculation in the commodities markets and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act’s provisions on speculative position limits for futures, options, and swap contracts for oil and other commodities. Hearing witnesses included a panel of experts and the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.


Panel 1

Panel 2