Definitions for "Commodity Futures Trading Commission"
The federal regulatory agency established in 1974 that administers the Commodity Exchange Act. The CFTC monitor the futures and options on futures markets in the United States.
The United States regulatory agency for commodity futures trading.
The federal agency established by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Act of 1974 to ensure the open and efficient operation of the futures markets. The five futures markets commissioners are appointed by the President (subject to Senate approval).