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
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 houseCommission house
Another term used to describe brokerage firms because they earn their living by charging commissions.
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
A federal agency that regulates the US financial markets. The SEC also oversees the securities industry and promotes full disclosure in order to protect the investing public against malpractice in the securities markets.
Underwriting CommissionUnderwriting Commission
The fee investment bankers charge for underwriting a security issue.
Further SuggestionsCommission broker
Fee and commission compensation
International Organization of Securities Commissioners
Federal Maritime Commission (FMC)
Securities and Exchange Commission
Futures commission merchant (FCM)
Securities and Exchange Commission Rules