To Amend the Grain Futures Act: Hearings Before ..., 74-2 on H.R. 6772 ..., April 21, 22, and 23, 1936

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Página 4 - It shall be unlawful for any person — (A) directly or indirectly to buy or sell, or agree to buy or sell, under contracts, of sale of such commodity for future delivery on or subject to the rules of...
Página 6 - futures commission merchant' shall mean and include individuals, associations, partnerships, corporations, and trusts engaged in soliciting or in accepting orders for the purchase or sale of any commodity for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market and...
Página 73 - Such are those of the keepers of inns, cabs, and gristmills (3) Businesses which, though not public at their inception, may be fairly said to have risen to be such, and have become subject in consequence to some government regulation. They have come to hold such a peculiar relation to the public that this is superimposed upon them. In the language of the cases, the owner, by devoting his business to the public use, in effect grants the public an interest in that use, and subjects himself to public...
Página 118 - States; such securities issued or guaranteed by corporations in which the United States has a direct or indirect interest...
Página 7 - (1) promptly furnish the Secretary of Agriculture copies of all bylaws, rules, regulations, and resolutions made or issued by it or by the governing board thereof or any committee, and of all changes and proposed changes therein; "(2) allow inspection at all times by any authorized representative of the United States Department of Agriculture or United States Department of Justice...
Página 270 - A commission composed of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General is authorized to suspend for a period not to exceed six months or to revoke the designation of any board of trade as a "contract market...
Página 73 - ... may be permissible in view of the private rights of the owner. The extent to which an inn or a cab system may be regulated may differ widely from that allowable as to a railroad or other common carrier. It is not a matter of legislative discretion solely. It depends on the nature of the business, on the feature which touches the public, and on the abuses reasonably to be feared.
Página 32 - ... (B) directly or indirectly to buy or sell, or agree to buy or sell, under contracts of sale of such commodity for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, any amount of such commodity...
Página 5 - ... or acceptance of orders, accepts any money, securities, or property (or extends credit in lieu thereof) to margin, guarantee, or secure any trades or contracts that result or may result therefrom.
Página 10 - ... manipulate or attempt to manipulate the price of any commodity in interstate commerce, or for future delivery on or subject to the rules of any contract market, or to corner or attempt to corner any such commodity...

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