Futures Trading Terms Glossary

COMMODITY FUTURES MODERNIZATION ACT OF 2000

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 Futures Modernization Act of 2000×

AKA: CFMA The act of Congress that authorized the trading of single stock futures and narrow-based stock index futures. This legislation also made the CFTC responsible for the oversight and regulation of the foreign exchange market.