NFA believes that investor protection begins with investor education.
"National Futures Association is a congressionally authorized self-regulatory organization of the United States futures industry. Its mission is to provide innovative regulatoryprograms and services that protect investors and ensure market integrity. NFA has prepared this book as part of its continuing public education efforts to provide information to potential investors. The booklet provides a necessary overview of the opportunities and risks in trading futures and options on futures by presenting important information that investors need to know before they invest." ~ NFA
Before participating in the futures or foreign currency markets, investors should learn as much as they can about how the markets work and the firms and individuals they are doing business with. To help investors perform due diligence before making any investment decisions, NFA provides a variety of resources, including: