Debbie Wasserman Schultz introduced amendments that would seek to strip Donald Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner of his security clearance.
The former DNC chair and Florida Democrat ran the organization when it got hacked in an intrusion that the intelligence community concluded was orchestrated by the Kremlin.
Trading has also been initiated in options on futures contracts, enabling option buyers to participate in futures markets with known risks.
Notwithstanding the rapid growth and diversification of futures markets, their primary purpose remains the same as it has been for nearly a century and a half, to provide an efficient and effective mechanism for the management of price risks.
Many people are intimidated by the unlimited risk potential when trading futures contracts.
A call option gives the purchaser the right but not the obligation to buy an underlying futures contract.
Under the TIS rules certain close company distributions are treated as income, instead of under the CGT regime.
Changes in the rules are deemed necessary following the government's changes to dividend taxation. Existing legislation to counteract a tax advantage when a person receives consideration as capital rather than income is amended to have wider application.
By buying or selling futures contracts contracts that establish a price level now for items to be delivered later individuals and businesses seek to achieve what amounts to insurance against adverse price changes. Volume has increased from 14 million futures contracts traded in 1970 to 179 million futures and options on futures contracts traded in 1985.
Other futures market participants are speculative investors who accept the risks that hedgers wish to avoid.