Futures Trading Terms Glossary

COMMODITY EXCHANGE ACT

Welcome to the RJO Futures trading terms glossary. Within this glossary, you will find an expansive list of trading terms covering commodity, option, and futures trading terminology. Bookmark this section as a quick reference for definitions of trading terms as you browse the Internet and our site for more information on futures and options trading within the financial and commodities markets.

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Commodity Exchange Act×

AKA: CEA Federal act passed in 1936 that established the Commodity Exchange Authority and placed futures trading in a wide range of commodities under the regulation of the government.