Month: December 2017

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Leave a comment CFTC Talks EP024: Coincenter.org Peter Van Valkenburgh Leave a comment

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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