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CME Group Proposes Direct Crypto Derivatives Trading to Regulators

October 3, 2022


CME Group, a US-based financial derivatives exchange, has proposed to regulators its plan to offer derivatives trading directly to retail customers.

According to The Wall Street Journal’s report on Saturday, CME Group filed paperwork to register as a so-called futures commission merchant (FCM).

Retail investors typically trade derivatives through third-party brokers such as TDAmeritrade. If regulators approve the CME’s plans, then individual consumers would be able to trade derivatives directly through CME rather than through brokerages.

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