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Regulation by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

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Does the CFTC have authority over all forms of “prediction markets”?

I've been reading over previous cases that the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission have brought up against organizations like InTrade. From what I can tell, they were brought under scrutiny ...
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Delivery of oil bought through futures contracts

What happens if someone is forced to take physical possession of many barrels of oil that they bought on the open market, but they have no storage space left to put it? ETA: In jeffronicus answer ...