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futures commission merchant

Equivalent to broker in securities market, a futures commission merchant is a firm or an individual who has the ability to approve transactions in futures options. Futures commission merchants must be licensed by the Commodities and Futures Trading Commission and could withhold their client's funds and other securities in margin. Other transactions that futures commission merchants do can also be done by a full service broker.