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Commodities brokers face mounting challenges

FIA SmartBrief | Jul 02, 2015

Making a profit is increasingly challenging for commodities brokers who are paying more to comply with new rules, strengthen cybersecurity defenses and keep up with other demands. The number of futures commission merchants was 74 as of Jan. 1, compared with 93 last year and 154 before the financial crisis, according to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Reuters (07/01)


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Chicago's commodity traders shift from pits to booths

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Leap second passes with minor issues

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Block chain technology is seen as changing finance industry

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"Flash crash" continues to stymie regulators

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Regulator: First crude oil futures trading in China is nearly ready

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