Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Michael Greenberger

As the US Congress moves forward with its threat to force change upon energy speculators, my interview with the former Director, Division of Trading and Markets, Commodity Futures Trading Commission couldn't be more timely. Expanding upon his recent congressional testimony, our discussion focuses on

* Excesss speculation in commodity markets
* How futures do affect spot prices
* The role of financial innovation (notably swaps)
* Dark markets

The length of the interview is 19 minutes 48 seconds.

Note: To learn more about Professor Greenberger's work click here