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  • March 5, 2013

    White House Asked Gensler to Stay at CFTC

    By Scott Patterson and Jamila Trindle

    The Obama administration has asked Gary Gensler to serve a second term as the U.S.'s top futures-industry regulator, according to people familiar with the matter.

    The question now is whether Mr. Gensler will say yes.

    Mr. Gensler, who heard from the White House in January, hasn't decided whether he will stay as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Instead, he is interested in taking on a role as a senior economic official elsewhere in the administration, these people say.

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    Last Updated: December 27, 2013