The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced it would limit the trading of oil futures after a bipartisan group of senators called for such a measure earlier this month.


Democratic and Republican senators had alleged that futures speculation has helped to drive up the price of oil.


Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinSenate panel clears bill to bolster probes of foreign investment deals Poll: 8 in 10 people in key states concerned about driverless cars The anti-Trump deep state is running out of excuses for DOJ MORE (D-Calif.), one of the senators who led the call, lauded the decision today in a press release.


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