US Futures Market Review: Second Quarter 2016
TABB Group Futures Market Review analyzes trends in the futures and options on futures markets in the US. In addition, we provide details on swap and volatility futures contracts. Finally, we provide a comprehensive ranking of the top twenty-five Futures Commissions Merchants (“FCMs”) as determined by customer segregated balances held on their books.
The US Futures Market Review also examines industry developments and factors contributing to the state of Futures Commission Merchants (FCM’s). The number of FCMs in US futures markets remained at 70 FCMs at the end of Q2 2016 with client asset concentration with the top 10 FCMs remaining close to 75%.