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Friday / Dec 29, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP024: Coincenter.org Peter Van Valkenburgh

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Coincenter.org Director of Research Peter Van Valkenburgh. We discuss the key new innovation underneath bitcoin: The consensus mechanism. Curious how bitcoins are created and why there’s a limit? Listen and find out.

Friday / Dec 22, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP023: CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz to discuss his vision and priorities for the agency in 2018.  Risk, technology and international harmonization, all on his agenda. goo.gl/3r9QU2

Friday / Dec 15, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP022: Harvard Law Prof. Hal Scott

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Harvard Law Prof. Hal Scott, author of  “Connectedness and Contagion.” We cover the 2008 financial crisis, what happened and what regulation has done since.  Has regulation made the US financial system safer and at what cost? What is the future direction for fin reg?  We cover it all and what…

Friday / Dec 08, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP021: FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee. We talk energy regulation, electricity grid, renewables and cyber security for key energy infrastructures in the United States.

Wednesday / Dec 06, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP020: Roundtable with CFTC leaders on Bitcoin

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on a roundtable panel made up of CFTC leaders to discuss what Bitcoin is, what the self-certification process of new contracts on Bitcoin is, and what the CFTC role in regulating the new derivatives contracts is. Panelists include: LabCFTC’s Daniel Gorfine, DMO’s Amir Zaidi, DCR’s Brian Bussey and…

Friday / Dec 01, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP019 CEA Chairman Kevin Hassett

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This week on CFTC Talks, we bring on Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Kevin Hassett. We discuss what tax reform will do for economic growth, how regulatory reform will act to reduce business costs, and what will be the 2018 economic focus for the White House.

Wednesday / Nov 29, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP018: Barry Ritholtz, CIO and Chairman Ritholtz Wealth Management

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#CFTCTalks has Bloomberg view contributor and blogger at The Big Picture, Barry Ritholtz, on to talk markets and big ideas, how ETFs are impacting volatility, who bailed out Apple, and why 2018 will be about wages.

Friday / Nov 24, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP017: Derek Scissors, AEI resident scholar on Chinese and Indian Economies

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#CFTCTalks with @AEI Derek Scissors on US & #China trade and what to look for in 2018 from @USTradeRep on #NAFTA

Friday / Nov 17, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP016: Jack Ablin, Chief Investment Officer BMO Private Bank

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#CFTCTalks has #BMO Private Bank’s Chief Investment Officer Jack Ablin. We covered a wide range of key market topics and what to anticipate in 2018. Low vol, #stocks #commodities & #Bitcoin all discussed.

Friday / Nov 10, 2017 /

CFTC Talks EP015: Why a Government Podcast and Why It Matters

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CFTC Talks is a new podcast for the agency.  We’re going to cover all topics impacting the markets we regulate to help us better understand the market narrative, what’s driving the markets and what to expect in the future.  In this first podcast, we cover what we’re going to do, how we’re going to do…