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Date Archives: September2018

Friday / Sep 28, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP065: University of Chicago Prof. Will Cong Part Two

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This week on CFTC Talks, we have on University of Chicago Prof. Will Cong for a two-part interview.  On part one, we discuss his (with several co-authors) recent papers on blockchain, cryptos and smart contracts: “Tokenomics:  Dynamic Adoption and Valuation” and “Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts.”  We discuss how blockchains and smart contracts may be…

Wednesday / Sep 26, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP064: FlashCast CFTC Chris Ehrman

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On Wednesday, we’re doing a CFTC Talks FlashCast, a shorter podcast on a single subject. And we bring on CFTC Director Whistleblower Office Chris Ehrman to discuss recent awards of $45 million and how this contributes to trust in the financial markets.

Friday / Sep 21, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP063: University of Chicago Prof. Will Cong Part One

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This week on CFTC Talks, we have on University of Chicago Prof. Will Cong for a two-part interview. On part one, we discuss his (with several co-authors) recent papers on blockchain, cryptos and smart contracts: “Tokenomics: Dynamic Adoption and Valuation” and “Blockchain Disruption and Smart Contracts.” We discuss how blockchains and smart contracts may be…

Friday / Sep 14, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP062: Natixis Chief Economist Joe LaVorgna

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This week on CFTC Talks, we have on Natixis chief economist Joe LaVorgna. We discuss the latest US unemployment data and how this impacts monetary policy in the United States. How far will the FOMC raise rates in 2018 and 2019? What are the key factors to watch going forward? Is there a recession on…

Wednesday / Sep 12, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP061: FlashCast CFTC Chris Goodenow

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On Wednesday, we’re doing a CFTC Talks FlashCast, a shorter podcast on a single subject.  And we bring on CFTC Market Intelligence Branch’s Chris Goodenow to discuss his research entitled, “Impact of U.S. Tight Oil on NYMEX WTI Futures.”  The MIB team conducted research on activity in the New York Mercantile Exchange (“NYMEX”) Light Sweet…

Friday / Sep 07, 2018 /

CFTC Talks EP060: JPMorgan Sandie O’Connor

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This week on CFTC Talks, we dive into the key interest rate market issue of Libor and SOFR with $200 trillion in contracts impacted.  Will SOFR replace Libor?  What are the key differences in the two rates?  Is there a date in the future the transition will happen?  All these questions answered and more!