Investor Education & Resources

Type Title Date Audience Summary
Investor Newsletters 2017 Investor NFA's Investor Newsletters notify investors of important NFA information or events.
Annual Reviews 2017 Investor NFA's Annual Reviews describe NFA and its most recent accomplishments
Investor Brochure 2016 Investor This brochure provides the investing public with a list of NFA's available online resources.
Risk Disclosure Statement for Security Futures Contracts 2014 This disclosure statement discusses the characteristics and risks of standardized security futures contracts traded on regulated U.S. exchanges.
An Introduction to NFA 2014 Investor This booklet describes how NFA protects and educates investors, safeguards the integrity of the derivatives markets, and fights fraud and abuse.
Trading Forex: What Investors Need to Know 2013 Investor This brochure gives an overview of the retail off-exchange foreign currency (forex) market, how the market is regulated, and the risks involved in trading forex.
Background Affiliation Status Information Center (BASIC): An Information Resource for the Investing Public 2012 Investor This booklet describes how to get important background information about futures firms, off-exchange retail forex firms, and individuals from NFA's Background Affiliation Status Information Center (BASIC).
NFA Arbitration: Resolving Customer Disputes 2010 Investor Provides an overview of NFA's customer arbitration program.
Opportunity & Risk: An Educational Guide to Trading Futures and Options on Futures 2008 Investor This guide describes how futures and options on futures contracts are traded and the various ways investors can participate in the futures markets.
Estafas y Chantajes: Una Guía Educativa para Prevenir Fraudes Financieros 2007 Investor Esta guía describe las características comunes de las estafas de inversión y describe los pasos que las personas pueden tomar para evitarlas.
Scams & Swindles 2007 Investor This guide describes common characteristics of investment scams and outlines steps individuals can take to avoid them.
Forex Online Learning Program 2005 Investor This program is designed to help individuals understand the off-exchange foreign currency (forex) market.
An Online Learning Guide to Trading Futures 2005 Investor This program is designed to help individuals understand the opportunities and risks of futures trading. The program may take 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete.