“The bill gives the industry what it wants most: the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as the main regulator, although it exists to control the markets where physical producers and purchases of commodities such as corn , wheat, oil, natural gas, hogs, and cattle hedge their price risk to make it easier to deliver everyday goods to the American people,” said Dennis Kelleher, executive director of Better Markets, a Washington-based group that often seeks counter lobbying from the financial industry.

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