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U.S. futures regulator CFTC probing speed traders

(Reuters) – “The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating high-frequency traders to see if they were breaching the derivatives regulator's rules, its chief said on Thursday.”

"Staff (is) responding to concerns brought to us about certain practices, whether it be spoofing just to give one example, whether that's running afoul of our rule," Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen told reporters during a meeting.