The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has been tasked, along with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), with setting new rules governing the transparent trading of derivatives for the first time.
If in a year Elizabeth Warren and Gary Gensler are gone, then you know that financial reform was all a sham. You'll know the character of Obama by the people he chooses. And you'll also know the economic fate of our country.
In a big win for American farmers, consumers and even import-reliant African nations, the Wall Street reform bill winding its way though Congress has unique provisions that apply to food and energy speculation.