2012

DECEMBER

The New Republic -December 31, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on speculative effect on commodity pricing due to the SEC's decision to allow banks trading in copper exchange traded funds to purchase and physically hoard copper.

The Wall Street Journal -December 27, 2012
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article that discusses how the multi-billion dollar losses caused by the "London Whale" trade derailed Wall Street's efforts against Dodd-Frank.

Compliance Week -December 20, 2012
Professor Greenberger is quoted in an article discussing how the CFTC's current approach to cross-border application of Dodd-Frank 
threatens the entire regulatory structure.

Press Call on the Extraterritoriality of Dodd-Frank -December 18, 2012
Professor Greenberger participates in a conference call regarding the importance of cross-border application of the CFTC's derivatives 
regulations.

NOVEMBER

The Huffington Post - November 7, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the impact of the Presidential election on the survival and continuation of financial reform.

The Huffington Post - November 7, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the impact of the Presidential election on the survival and continuation of financial reform.

Los Angeles Times - November 3, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses how Wall Street campaign donations has overwhelmingly favor Romney over Obama, likely because the industry hopes that a Romney presidency would not enforce Dodd-Frank.

OCTOBER

The Real News - October 18, 2012 (Part II of II)
Professor Greenberger discusses negative public opinion towards Wall Street and how a financial transaction tax would provide the 
CFTC with the resources necessary for enforcing Dodd-Frank.

The Real News - October 16, 2012 (Part I of II)
Professor Greenberger discusses the importance of swap position limits for reducing market speculation, and the recent DC District 
Court case ISDA v. CFTC, which vacated the CFTC's swap position limits. rules.

Background Brief with Ian Masters - October 16, 2012
Professor Greenberger compares President Obama's and Governor Romney's policies toward the economy, Wall Street, and market 
reform, and also discusses the judicial branch's use of cost-benefit analysis to second guess Congressional and regulatory agency 
intent.

Fox Business - October 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the possible short list for replacing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

The Jakarta Globe - October 9, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on litigation potential due to the recent LIBOR scandal.

The Baltimore Sun - October 8, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the implications of recent litigation that challenges the Dodd-Frank Act by claiming improper cost-benefit analysis by federal agencies.

The Nation - October 8, 2012
Professor Greenberger writes in an article "The Roberts Court and Wall Street" about the Supreme Court's next project: saving Wall Street from Dodd-Frank.

SEPTEMBER

WYPR - September 19, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the symposium on regulations at the 
University of Maryland later this week, called "Too Big to Jail: The 
Roadblocks to Regulatory Enforcement.”

AUGUST

Fox Business - August 7, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses allegations that a London-basedbank has been transacting with Iranian entities in violation of
sanctions.

NJ.com - August 24, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the impact of speculation on volatile oil prices.

JULY

Fundweb - July 30, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the CFTC's role in investigating LIBOR manipulation.

Reuters - July 24, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the CFTC's recent rule-making which finalized the defintion of swaps and other instruments.

Huffington Post - July 20, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the current state of crisis in the commodity futures industry.

Wall Street Journal - July 13, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on concerns that Peregrine's clients will be unable to recover money they invested with the company.

Wall Street Journal - July 13, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues for more oversight of futures markets in the wake of Peregrine's collapse.

Des Moines Register - July 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the collapse of Peregrine Financial Group.

The Daily Beast - July 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on what Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner could have done to prevent Barclay's manipulation of 
LIBOR.

The Republic - July 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the demise of Peregrine Financial Group.

Wall Street Journal - July 8, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on a recent lawsuit alleging manipulation of the cotton market by Louis Dreyfus Commodities BV.

Huffington Post - July 6, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the Barclay's criminal probe.

JUNE

Wall Street Journal - June 26, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on JPMorgan's plan to invest in its own real estate fund, which may constitute a violation of the new 
Volcker Rule.

UPI.com - June 23, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments negatively on the CFTC's decision to delay a rule-making vote in the wake of the JPMorgan controversy.

DealBook - June 22, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the CFTC's decision to cancel a rule-making vote on June 21.

Americasdemocrats.org - June 17, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains how oil speculation raises the price of gas.

Marketplace.org - June 6, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that the rules mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act are still very much in the process of being 
implemented.

Reuters - June 4, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the CFTC's recent subpoena of JPMorgan for information relating to its multi-billion dollar trading loss.

Chicago Tribune - June 4, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the risk management practices of JPMorgan and other banks.

Wall Street Journal - June 3, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the office of the Comptroller of the Currency and whether or not that agency was sufficiently prepared to regulate JPMorgan.

New York Times - June 3, 2012
properly assess the risks associated with certain transactions, which led to a $2 billion trading loss.

MAY

Wall Street Journal - May 31, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the anti-fraud powers that the Dodd-Frank bill gave the CFTC and how those powers will be used in the investigation of JPMorgan.

Reuters - May 25, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the fact that LCH. Clearnet was not given the label of 'systemically important'.

Washington Post - May 21, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the impact of lobbying on the implementation of the Volcker Rule in the wake of the JPMorgan 
controversy.

Market Watch - May 18, 2012
Professor Greenberger is praised by Barney Frank for his foresight.

Philadelphia Inquirer - May 17, 2012
Professor Greenberger insists that JP Morgan's trades were proprietary and not hedges.

CBS News - May 15, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that JP Morgan's recent $2 billion loss undermines CEO Jamie Diamond's ability to contest the 
implementation of Dodd-Frank reforms.

Counter Punch - May 15, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that Dodd-Frank regulations would have prevented JP Morgan's recent $2 billion loss by ensuring that the trades were exchange traded and cleared.

Media Matters - May 14, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains that JP Morgan's losses would never have reached $2 billion if Dodd-Frank regulations had already been implemented.

The Take Away - May 14, 2012
Professor Greenberger speaks to John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee about the losses at JP Morgan.

CBS This Morning - May 14, 2012
Professor Greenberger suggests that other large banks may also have the problem that JP Morgan is currently confronting.

Politic365 - May 14, 2012
Professor Greenberger is quoted as saying that Dodd-Frank would have prohibit JP Morgan's $2 billion loss by making the trades 
transparent.

CBS Evening News - May 13, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on JP Morgan's recent loss of $2 billion due to complex derivatives trades and argues that Dodd-Frank would prohibit such trades.

CBS Evening News - May 13, 2012
Professor Greenberger is interviewed by CBS news about JP Morgan's $2 billion loss.

New York Times - May 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that had Dodd-Frank--and particularly the Volcker Rule--been in effect, JPMorgan’s trading position probably would not have been allowed to grow as large as it did.

Battle Creek Inquirer - May 14, 2012
Diamond is a staunch opponent of financial reform--reform that would have helped the bank avoid its recent $2 billion loss.

PBS News Hour - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger is interviewed regarding JP Morgan's $2 billion loss and the importance of banning proprietary trading.

Bloomberg Businessweek - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains how derivatives regulation can lower the price of gas.

Catholic Times - May 14, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that other banks could be at risk that led to JP Morgan's $2 billion loss.

New York Times - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger suggests the JP Morgan had poor risk management practices.

Fox News - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that regulation is necessary to prevent the kind of losses recently experienced by JP Morgan.

Huffington Post - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the irony of a fierce opponent of Dodd-Frank regulation suffering considerable losses on the 
deregulated swaps market.

Bloomberg - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger claims that President Obama should ban commodity index funds and synthetic exchange traded funds that allow 
investors to speculate on the upward movement of oil prices.

CNBC - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger blogs about JP Morgans' recent $2 billion loss in the swaps market.

CBC - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that JP Morgan's losses prove the 
need for more rigorous financial reforms.

 

Deutsche Welle - May 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that more stringent regulations would likely have prevented JP Morgan's losses.

Guardian Newspaper - May 10, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the importance of position limits in preventing excessive speculation in commodities markets and 
keeping commodities prices level.

Rolling Stone Magazine - May 10, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on Wall Street's fierce lobbying against Dodd-Frank regulation.

APRIL

Business News Network - April 27, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses how to end excessive speculation in oil and commodities markets.

Bloomberg Business Week - April 19, 2012
Professor Greenberger expresses support for President Obama's initiative to investigate speculation and manipulation in crude oil 
markets and observes that hiring even a few additional investigators would have a significant ameliorative impact on excessive speculation.

FOX Business Network - April 19, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on President Obama's initiative to stop market manipulation and argues that excessive speculation 
leads to higher oil prices.

CNN Money - April 18, 2012
Professor Greenberger critiques the CFTC's decision to narrow the definition of a "swaps dealer" so that only financial entities that 
transact over $8 billion worth of swaps a year will have to comply with Dodd-Frank regulations for at least five years after the regulations have been implemented.

CBS Evening News - April 18, 2012
Professor Greenberger anticipates a dramatic decrease in the price of oil if regulators stop excessive speculation in crude oil markets.

CBS Baltimore - April 18, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that excessive speculation is causing crude oil prices to rise.

McClatchy Newspapers - April 17, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on the link between excessive speculation and rising crude oil prices.

The Real News Network - April 13, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses the likelihood of manipulation in crude oil markets.

CNBC - April 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger commends the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for aggressively tackling manipulation in energy markets.

The Grocer - April 12, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains that excessive speculation in commodities markets does not help small-scale farmers in developing countries by improving their profit margins.

Think Progress - April 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues in support of a transaction tax to fund the CFTC,  the Department of Justice investigating excessive 
speculation and manipulation in commodities markets, and a ban on commodity index funds and exchange traded funds.

The Fiscal Times - April 9, 2012
Professor Greenberger expresses support for proposed legislation that would impose new position limits on oil futures markets.

EFT Trends - April 9, 2012
Professor Greenberger supports banning commodity index funds and synthetic exchange traded funds.

Financial Advisor - April 9, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains that speculators are using commodity index swaps and exchange traded commodity funds to bet on the 
upward direction commodities prices.

Philadelphia Inquirer - April 8, 2012
Professor Greenberger estimates that commodity index swaps inject about $400 billion dollars a year into commodity markets.

Think Progress - April 5, 2012
Professor Greenberger discusses excessive speculation in the oil market.

Reuters - April 5, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that passive investors are increasing the price of commodity staples like oil, wheat, and corn, and that 
passive investment instruments like commodity index funds should be banned.

Fox 13 News - April 5, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains that there is ample global supply of oil and that rising oil prices are due to excessive speculation in the oil market, not supply/demand fundamentals.

C-SPAN - April 4, 2012
Professor Greenberger testifies before the Democratic leadership on excessive speculation in oil markets.

Miami Herald - April 4, 2012
Professor Greenberger analogizes the bets that speculators are making on commodities prices to the bets that Wall Street made on  
whether subprime borrowers would pay back their mortages.

Talk Radio News Service - April 4, 2012
Professor Greenberger is cited as stating that disruption in the supply of crude oil is not  increasing gas prices and that supply and demand for oil is actually at an equilibrium.

MARCH

The Real News Network - March 28, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains how speculation in crude oil markets is increasing the price of gas at the pump and argues that the 
Department of Justice should investigate manipulation in these markets.

Huffington Post - March 27, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that allowing U.S. banks to trade derivatives outside of the United States without having to set aside 
capital to cover trades like credit default swaps would undermine the aims of Dodd-Frank and increase instability in derivatives markets.

New York Times - March 26, 2012 (interview begins at 4:40)
Professor Greenberger discusses Goldman Sachs’s customer relations and speculation in commodities markets.

Star Tribune - March 24, 2012
Commodities markets to serve investment interests and expresses support for Senator Franken and Senator Klobuchar's attempts to 
require the CFTC to use its emergency powers to temporarily curb speculators.

Fox Business News - March 21, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues in support of the Corzine rule, which would require a principal like a CEO to approve large transfers.

Washington Post - March 17, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that requiring the CFTC to do additional, extensive cost-benefit analysis before the agency finalizes a 
regulation is unnecessarily burdensome and ignores the costs of the 2008 financial collapse.

PBS News Hour - March 15, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on Greg Smith's op-ed article in which the former trader criticizes the business culture at Goldman 
Sachs and argues for stricter market reforms to help ensure that banks work to advance their customers' interests.

Huffington Post - March 15, 2012
Professor Greenberger argues that the Justice Department should investigate manipulation in commodities markets and that such an 
investigation would almost certainly reduce speculation in these markets.

Philadelphia Inquirer -  March 11, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments that speculation in the oil market is increasing gas prices.

FEBRUARY

Energy Intelligence - February 24, 2012
Professor Greenberger comments on excessive liquidity in the oil market as well as Republicans' under funding of the CFTC.

Ian Masters Program (KPFK Los Angeles) - February 23, 2012
Professor Greenberger explains why the price of oil is rising despite the fact that global supply outstrips demand.

Washington Post - February 8, 2012
Bureau.

Reuters - February 8, 2012
Group Inc. due tof CME's involvement in the failure of MF Global.

JANUARY

Bernews - January 11, 2012
Markets are cited in connection with the Second Circuit's decision to deny customers of Bermuda-based Refco damages for the firm's 
violation of US securities law.

Francis King Carey School of Law

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