Designated Contract Market (DCM)

What is Designated Contract Market (DCM)?

Designated Contract Market (DCM) meaning A board of trade or exchange designated by the CFTC to trade futures, swaps, and/or options under the CEA. A contract market can allow both institutional and retail participants and can list for trading contracts on any commodity, provided that each contract is not readily susceptible to manipulation.

 

reference: U.S. COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION – CFTC Glossary