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Frequently Asked Questions
- How long has efutures.com been in business?
The traditional telephone brokerage, First Capitol Ag, was founded in 1989. The online brokerage known as efutures.com was founded in 1997. See our company history page for more information.
- How do I know my money is safe with efutures.com?
efutures.com is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA).
Because of the financial safeguards created by the CFTC, the NFA and all United States futures exchanges, the assets which you maintain with a US FCM are well protected. The financial obligations of an FCM are subject to continuous audit and enforcement by the regulatory agencies.
- Where is my efutures.com account held?
Your account is held with efutures.com -- all deposits, withdrawals, and other transactions will take place between you and efutures.com. Account funds are held in a customer segregated bank account.