Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Commodity Futures Trading CommissionCreated by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures. URL: http://www.cftc.gov
Securities and Exchange Commission RulesSecurities and Exchange Commission Rules
Rules enacted by the SEC to assist in the regulation of US financial SEC.
Commission houseCommission house
Another term used to describe brokerage firms because they earn their living by charging commissions.
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
An agency created by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures.
Futures Commission MerchantFutures Commission Merchant
In the US, an individual or organisation accepting orders to buy or sell futures contracts or futures options, and accepting payment for his services. FCMs must be registered with the CFTC and the NFA.
Commission brokerCommission broker
A broker on the floor of an exchange who acts as agent for a particular brokerage house and buys and sells stocks for the brokerage house on a commission basis.
Further SuggestionsSecurities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
International Organization of Securities Commissioners
Futures commission merchant (FCM)
Securities and Exchange Commission
Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
Fee and commission compensation