Researchers say market manipulation is destroying traditional safe havens
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Mining.com, 17 May 2020
The University of Sussex Business School released an analysis stating that widespread market turmoil caused by the covid-19 pandemic means regulators have so much on their plates right now that large-scale manipulation of the markets remains below their radar.
In the view of the researchers behind the study, this is the reason why prices of safe-haven assets such as gold and bitcoin are not surging.
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CFTC v Morgan Stanley
CFTC, 30 September 2019
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“Commission”) has reason to believe that during the period from in or about November 2013 to at least November 2014 (“Relevant Period”), Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., (“Morgan Stanley” or “Respondent”) violated Section 4c(a)(5)(C) of the Commodity Exchange Act (the “Act”), 7 U.S.C. § 6c(a)(5)(C) (2012). Therefore, the Commission deems it appropriate and in the public interest that public administrative proceedings be, and hereby are, instituted to determine whether Respondent engaged in the violations set forth herein and to determine whether any order should be issued imposing remedial sanctions.
PDF (7 pages): CFTC v Morgan Stanley