CFTC Faces Lobbying Blitz Over Bets on U.S. Elections
Also, SEC union tells Gensler it's good for the planet to let employees work from home
The CFTC may be charged with overseeing agriculture commodities and swaps markets, but one of the hottest issues on the regulator’s plate is over wagering on political races. And it’s facing a full-court press to allow those types of bets to continue.
In a flurry of letters this week, big financial firms, dozens of retail investors and even an NBA team o…