Large Trader

Large Trader

A trader on a futures exchange that buys, holds, and sells sufficiently large positions to require the trader to report activities to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The amount of a commodity one must hold to qualify as a "large" trader varies by commodity.
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The report also discussed recent improvements to FERC s surveillance capabilities, including FERC s gaining access to data from the Consumer Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Large Trader Report and FERC s ongoing efforts to determine if market manipulation contributed to the historically high natural gas and electric prices that occurred during the 2014 polar vortex events.
The survey focused on top traders of machinery, industry services, vehicles and household goods, while large trader, by employment rate, had the highest expectations.
the biggest trader on NYSE Liffe and a large trader on other derivatives exchanges, has chosen Kx's kdb+ to support its algorithmic trading.
The reporting to a Market Authority of large trader positions for relevant on-exchange commodity derivatives contracts (Principle 12);
Irwin and Philip Garcia, University of Illinois, "Bubbles, Food Prices, and Speculation: Evidence from the CFTC's Daily Large Trader Data Files"
In this regard, there's worry that an LEI blessed by the OFR could conflict not just with any CFTC swap identifier, but also with separate identifiers prescribed by the SEC's proposed Large Trader Reporting System (LTRS) and Consolidated Audit Trail System (CATS).
On that occasion it took more than five hours for this large trader to execute the first 75,000 contracts of a large sell programme.
The SEC voted April 14 to create a large trader reporting system that would enhance its ability to identify large market participants, collect information on their trades, and analyze their trading activity.
Provide a daily report on large trader positions in each linked contract for all contract months in a format that can be integrated into CFTC's market surveillance systems and its weekly Commitment of Traders report, including appropriate categorization of traders and their positions.
For this work, GAO analyzed futures and large trader data and interviewed market participants, experts, and officials at six federal agencies.
Jarrow |30~ uses the concept of a large trader, one whose trades influence price, as a manipulator.
For example, the surprising presence of a large trader elevating demand during the early stages of an auction might lead to a groundswell of enthusiasm that would push up the market-clearing price.

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