Futures Trading Terms Glossary

DESIGNATED SELF REGULATORY ORGANIZATION

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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Designated Self Regulatory Organization×

AKA: DSRO When a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) is a member of more than one SRO, the SROs may decide among themselves which of them will be primarily responsible for enforcing minimum financial and sales practice requirements. The SRO will be appointed DSRO for that particular FCM. NFA is the DSRO for all non-exchange member FCMs. See Self-Regulatory Organization.