Exchange-Traded Products Need Reining, SEC Warned

Law360, New York (August 28, 2015, 6:45 PM EDT) -- Activist group Occupy the SEC urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday to beef up its regulation of exchange-traded products, saying that failing to do so could lead to market turmoil on par with the 2008 recession.

The group sent a letter to the commission last week in response to a request for comments about the derivatively priced instruments, and issued a statement about its letter Friday. The group said that market speculation was what led to the recession, and that not keeping close...
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