Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Commodity Futures Trading Commission
( CFTC) A federal regulatory agency established under the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act, as amended in 1974, that oversees futures trading in the United States. The commission is comprised of five commissioners, one of whom is designated as chairman, all appointed by the President subject to Senate confirmation, and is independent of all cabinet departments. Chicago Board of Trade glossary
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( CFTC)
A federal regulatory agency established in 1974 to administer the Commodity Exchange Act. This agency monitors the futures and futures options markets through the exchanges, futures commission merchants and their agents, floor brokers, and customers who use the markets for either commercial or investment purposes. The CENTER ONLINE Futures Glossary
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Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC)
The Federal agency that is responsible for regulating futures trading in the United States. American Banker Glossary
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( CFTC)
An agency created by the US Congress in 1974 to regulate exchange trading in futures. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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( CFTC)
the US futures regulator. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary
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Commodity Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC)
The US Federal regulatory agency for futures traded on commodity markets. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Comˌmodity ˌFutures ˈTrading Comˌmission abbreviation CFTC noun FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS
in the US, a government organization that controls all trading in commodities

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission UK US noun [S]
GOVERNMENT, STOCK MARKET CFTC(Cf. ↑CFTC)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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