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Commodity Futures Trading Commission

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{{Infobox_Org
| org_name = Commodity Futures Trading Commission
| org_logo = [[Image:CFTCsealsmCFTC-New-Logo.gifpng]]
| foundation = 1974
| keypeople = J. Christopher Giancarlo[[Heath Tarbert]], Chairman| location = Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington D, DC 20581[[File:CFTC_headquarters_map_in_washington_D.C..jpg|180px|Image: 180 pixels]]| facebook = cftcgov| twitter = cftc| youtube = CFTC| linkedin = commodity-futures-trading-commission
| products = Regulator
| homepage= [http://www.cftc.gov www.cftc.gov]}}
The mission of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is to protect [[market]] users and the public from [[CFTC Fraud Advisories|fraud]], [[manipulation]], and abusive practices related to the sale of [[commodity]] and financial [[futures contract|futures]] and [[options]], and to foster open, competitive, and financially sound [[futures trading|futures]] and [[option]]s markets.<ref>{{cite web|name=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission|url=http://www.cftc.gov|org=CFTC|date=December 28, 2007}}</ref>
[[J. Christopher GiancarloHeath Tarbert]] is the chairman of the CFTC. He was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed as chairman on August 3, 2017. He had previously been acting chairman, starting Jan. 20, 2017started his term in July 2019.
== History ==
On December 15, 2017 the CFTC launched a virtual currency resource Web page, cftc.gov/bitcoin, as a repository for commission-produced resources about virtual currency (aka cryptocurrency).<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.cftc.gov/PressRoom/PressReleases/pr7665-17#PrRoWMBL|name=CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page|org=CFTC|date=December 18, 2017}}</ref>
 
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== Regulatory Agreement with the European Commission ==
The CFTC regularly issues various [[CFTC Market Reports|weekly, monthly or annual reports]],<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cftc.gov/marketreports/index.htm|name=Market Reports|org=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission |date=April 9, 2008}}</ref> including [[Commitments of Traders reports]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cftc.gov/marketreports/commitmentsoftraders/index.htm|name=Commitments of Traders|org=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission |date=April 9, 2008}}</ref>, [[Cotton On-Call]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cftc.gov/marketreports/cottononcall/index.htm|name=Cotton on Call|org=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission|date=April 9, 2008}}</ref>, [[Bank Participation in the Futures and Options Markets]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cftc.gov/marketreports/bankparticipation/index.htm |name=Bank Participation in the Futures and Options Markets |org=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission|date=April 9, 2008}}</ref>, [[CUSIPS Delivered for CBOT Treasury Futures Contracts]] (maintained by Chicago Board of Trade)<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cbot.com/cbot/pub/page/0,3181,404,00.html|name=CUSIPS Delivered for CBOT Treasury Futures Contracts |org=Chicago Board of Trade|date=April 9, 2008}}</ref>, [[Futures Industry Registrants by Location]]<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.cftc.gov/stellent/groups/public/@ecintrotofuturesindustry/documents/file/registrantsbylocation.pdf |name=Futures Industry Registrants by Location |org=U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission|date=April 8, 2008}}</ref>, and [[Financial Data of FCMs]]<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.cftc.gov/marketreports/financialdataforfcms/index.htm|name=Financial Data for Futures Commission Merchants|org=U.S. Commodity Futures Commission|date=April 9, 2008}}</ref> and others.
== Key People Commissioners ==[[J. Christopher Giancarlo]], Chairman[[Brian D. Quintenz]], Commissioner[[Rostin Behnam]], Commissioner[[Dawn Stump]], Commissioner[[Dan M. Berkovitz]], Commissioner  
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File:CFTC_Chairman_J._Christopher_GiancarloHeath_Tarbert.jpg|[[J. Christopher GiancarloHeath Tarbert]], Chairman
File:Quintenz.jpg|[[Brian D. Quintenz]], Commissioner
File:CFTC_Commissioner_Rostin_Behnam.jpg|[[Rostin Behnam]], Commissioner
File:Dawn Stump.jpg|[[Dawn Stump]], Commissioner
File:Dan Berkovitz.jpg|[[Dan M. Berkovitz]], Commissioner
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