price discovery

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CFTC

Commissioner Bart Chilton: Price Discovery In The Commodities Markets

How "free and fair" is it?
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 4:54 PM

In theory, regulation is supposed to set and enforce the rules of the game that market participants play by, in order to ensure that price discovery remains efficient, effective -- and most important -- fair.

In practice, there's plenty of debate to be had on how successful our regulators are in effecting their mission. And one investment class in particular, commodities, frequently comes under criticism for questionable price action.

So, this week we talk with Bart Chilton, former Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), about price discovery within the commodity markets, and whether investors can have confidence in the "fairness" of the current system. » Read more

Insider

Off the Cuff: Willful Blindness

Our leaders are ignoring signs of both success & abuse
Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 8:34 PM

In this week's Off the Cuff with Mish & Chris podcast, Mish and Chris discuss:

  • Willful Blindness of the Fiscal Cliff
    • Our politicians choose the wrong path despite models for success
  • Gold Manipulation
    • Price discovery is broken in today's markets. Patient bullion holders will be eventually rewarded.
  • America's Growing Demographics Problem
    • Fewer workers making fewer real products
  • Money Printing Forever
    • Why it's the surest bet