Energy Traders on Notice: Regulators Seek to Tame Speculation on Energy Futures

January 14, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Regulators are set to propose new rules to curb speculation in the energy market.

In response to wildly fluctuating oil and natural gas prices, the Obama administration’s Commodity Futures Trading Commission will seek to cap futures contracts with the ultimate goal of achieving maximum market transparency.

The biggest issue at play is whether these caps will dry up market liquidity in the quest to stop excessive speculation.

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