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Markets help farmers counter geopolitical risk and reduce income uncertainty.

Markets help pension funds diversify portfolios and provide financial security to retirees.

Markets help factories cope with rate fluctuations in currencies and metals.

Markets help producers weather climate events that impact supply & demand.

Markets help utilities manage short-term price risks and plan investment decisions.


We help people understand derivatives markets.


DC Fintech Week 2019 Program & Keynote Speakers

IFM together with IIEL at Georgetown University Law Center and CQ Roll Call are co-hosting this unique global policy forum which features one-on-one, candid conversations with top-level executives at U.S., UK and other international regulatory agencies and central banks

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IFM Helps to Expand Derivatives Education to a Global Audience

The IFM has pledged $600,000 to Futures Fundamentals, an industry-wide, online education initiative supported by CME Group, CME Foundation, FIA, and NFA.

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Upcoming Events

Fundamentals of Futures & Options / Series 3 Exam Course (2-Days)

575 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022
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Fundamentals of Futures & Options / Series 3 Exam Course (2-Days)

NFA, 300 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1800, Chicago IL
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Special Event: DC Fintech Week 2019

Washington DC
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With offices in Washington, London, Brussels and Singapore, FIA is the global trade organization for the futures, options and centrally cleared derivatives markets.

NFA Basic

NFA’s BASIC provides background information about firms and individuals in the derivatives industry; as well as regulatory and non-regulatory actions.

CFTC Smartcheck

CFTC SmartCheck offers access to free tools to check the background of financial professionals and stay informed on the latest fraud schemes.

Futures Fundamentals

An industry-wide educational initiative where you can learn the ins and outs of the complex but vital derivatives marketplace.