Meaning of COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR (CTA) in English

COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR (CTA)

An individual or firm who directly or indirectly advises others about buying or selling futures or futures options. Analyses, reports, or newsletters concerning futures may be issued by a CTA; he may also engage in placing trades for other people's accounts. CTAs are required to be registered with the CFTC and to belong to the NFA.

A guide to futures and options market technology English dictionary.      Английский словарь-руководство по фьючерсам и опционам рыночных технологий .