Commodity Exchange Authority
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The Commodity Exchange Authority was a former regulatory agency of USDA. It was established to administer the Commodity Exchange Act of 1936; it was the predecessor to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
- This article incorporates public domain material from the Congressional Research Service document "Report for Congress: Agriculture: A Glossary of Terms, Programs, and Laws, 2005 Edition" by Jasper Womach.