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Amount of Customer Funds in Futures Commission Merchant Accounts

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The amount of customer funds held at futures commission merchants (FCMs) has increased 342 percent since FY 2001, and the $203 billion held by FCMs at September 2011 exceeds the pre-market disruption levels of approximately $201 billion at September 2008.

Customer Funds Held in FCM Accounts
($ in billions)
  2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Customer Funds in FCM Accounts $64.3 $75.6 $94.5 $116.7 $138.0 $155.4 $201.0 $169.1 $177.4 $203.7

 

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