Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission: Government agency
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is an independent agency of the US government created in 1974, that regulates the U.S. derivatives markets, which includes futures, swaps, and certain kinds of options.


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