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Misconduct rife in derivatives: ex-regulator

Much goes undetected by US commodity futures watchdog due to lack of sophisticated software and staff

Mr Goelman says there is much more manipulation, insider trading and Ponzi scheming in the markets than is being prosecuted.

New York

A "MASSIVE amount of misconduct" in futures, options and swaps markets goes undetected because of insufficient data mining, Aitan Goelman, who until last month was enforcement chief for the top US derivatives regulator, said in an interview.

Mr Goelman said a lack of...

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