Staff Reports

Investigating the Flash Crash

The CFTC produces market and staff reports that provides information to the public about the futures, options and swaps markets.

This section also includes research reports by CFTC economists and various staff reports.

Staff Reports

Agricultural Block Trade Analysis (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7750-18
(July 2, 2018)

Sharp Price Movements in Commodity Futures Markets  (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7748-18
(June 29, 2018)

Liquefied Natural Gas Developments and Market Impacts (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7726-18
(May 16, 2018)

Swaps Regulation Version 2.0: An Assessment of the Current Implementation of Reform and Proposals for Next Steps (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7719-18
(April 26, 2018)

Evaluation of Clearinghouse Liquidity (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7630-17
(October 16, 2017)

Supervisory Stress Test of Clearinghouses Report (PDF) Presentation (PDF) Press Release Announcement Video
(November 16, 2016)

Swap Dealer De Minimis Exception Final Staff Report (PDF) CFTC's Press Release 7427-16
(August 15, 2016)

Staff Report on Oct 15, 2014 Market Events (PDF)
(July 13, 2015)

Staff Report on May 6, 2010 Market Events
(May 2010)