Free Videos

IFM Market Basics Video Series

Eager to learn, but short on time? Then check out the IFM's nano lessons (approximately 60-130 seconds in duration).  Each lesson focuses on a key economic concept within the futures markets. You'll learn how Wall Street and Main Street intersect and impact your everyday life — even if you don't actually trade or follow the markets.


DC Fintech Week

Hosted by lFM and the International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center, DC Fintech Week is the premier fintech policy forum in the world.  The event brings together global regulators, technologists, innovators, economists, and academics to engage in meaningful dialogue about fintech, cryptocurrencies, and the future of finance.  Over 150 sessions can be viewed below.




Futures Fundamentals

Futures Fundamentals is a unique, one-stop educational resource designed to simplify and explain complex market topics. Through interactive features and rich content, the website explains the role of futures markets in everyday life and provides information on the derivatives industry as a whole. Futures Fundamentals is the driving force in an industry-wide effort to provide risk management education to learners at all levels.

Futures Fundamentals is an educational effort made possible by a number of contributing organizations across the futures industry including the Institute for Financial Markets (IFM), CME Foundation, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), CME Group, FIA, and National Futures Association, as well as others.


National Futures Association

NFA is the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry, providing innovative and effective regulatory programs.