US Air Transport Assn. in comments filed at the Commodities Futures Trading Commission Friday supported a proposed CFTC rule intended to reduce the volatility of energy prices caused by excessive market speculation. The proposed rule would establish speculative position limits and increase market transparency and reporting requirements, ATA said (ATWOnline, Jan. 18). "Oil speculators exploit gaps in the regulatory structure to drive up oil prices out of sheer greed," ...

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