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Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Regulation & Compliance

US agency monitoring futures trading an independent agency set up by the US government to monitor trading in futures contracts.

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    James A. Overdahl is chief economist at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, DC, and has held senior positions in the Risk Analysis Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and at the Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also an adjunct professor of finance


Definitions of ’Commodity Futures Trading Commission’ and meaning of ’Commodity Futures Trading Commission’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’Commodity Futures Trading Commission’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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