Release: 3908-96

For Release: April 24, 1996

CFTC Releases its Semiannual Futures Commission Merchant (FCM)

Financial Data Schedule

Washington -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today the release of its semiannual Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) Financial Data Schedule, which contains selected financial data filed with the Commission as of March 31, 1996.

The information contained in the schedule includes the following data from each FCM:

the total amount of adjusted net capital, the required amount of adjusted net capital which must be maintained, and the excess adjusted net capital;

the amount of customer funds required to be segregated from the FCM's own funds, and;

the FCM's required foreign futures secured amount.

The latest schedule can be obtained by contacting the CFTC's Office of Public Affairs at (202) 418-5080 or through the Internet at the Home Page address -