Commodity Futures Trading Commission
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noun U.S. Government.
an independent regulatory agency, created in 1975, that supervises the trading of futures on commodity exchanges. Abbreviation: CFTC
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The lead regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has handed down its biggest ever fine: $200 million.JP Morgan Losses, Barclays’s Bad Bet: It’s a Bad Day for Banks|Alex Klein|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And Obama recently appointed Gary Gensler as the head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.Let Exxon Run the Energy Dept.|Robert Bryce|April 8, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Born, 68, a recently retired Washington attorney, was the chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission from 1996 to 1999.Citigroup's Last Best Hope|William D. Cohan|March 2, 2009|DAILY BEAST