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About Global Futures

Registered with the CFTC and an NFA member since 1998, Global Futures Exchange and Trading Company, Inc., is located in Tarzana, California. Global is one of the largest independent introducing brokerage firms offering futures and options trading on all major exchanges around the world; our services also include foreign exchange (forex) trading. Supported and enhanced by global technology, our platforms are designed to provide powerful, reliable and value-added brokerage solutions. Global has built a solid and loyal client foundation over the years. Recognized in the world of the online brokerage business, Global's strongest features include:

The Global Network

Global's multiple clearing capability allows our clients access to the world's major futures and options exchanges in North America, Europe and Asia. This resource enables the execution of orders though clearing members of CME Group, InterncontinentalExchange (ICE), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), Commerce Exchange (Comex), Eurex, International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE), Italian Derivative Market (IDEM) and more.

Our Commitment to Financial Strength

Global has the financial strength to handle large volumes of trading activity through our carefully selected group of FCMs (Futures Commission Merchants).

Technology Solutions

We are committed to meeting the rapid industry changes; this pushes Global to dedicate both human and financial resources to the continuous growth and optimization of our infrastructure. We provide clients with high-tech electronic trading platforms, risk monitoring software and advanced technologies.

Products and Services

Global offers a comprehensive range of products and services, each one enhanced and supported by powerful state-of-the-art trading and account management structures. We are continually aiming to improve our capabilities in the effort to provide our clients with the best resources available in the market.

Personalized Solutions: Global Support

Global's commitment to providing superior customer service is visible throughout our company structure. Our multiple language capabilities ensure that each client receives an adequate level of support and understanding, satisfying each account's unique requirements. Available by phone, fax, e-mail and live chat, our staff can provide a wide variety of resources and assistance.

Support Services for IBs

Combining professional ethics and integrity, Global is committed to servicing Introducing Brokers (IBs) and Foreign Consultants (FCs) around the globe. Among the services provided:

  • Global access to the exchanges
  • Fast, efficient and accurate trade processing and back office services
  • Commodities industry research and expertise
  • Execution expertise and support
  • Business plan and operations development
  • Website developing and marketing solutions
  • 24-hour in-house tech and customer support*

Our Trading Platforms

Global Futures offers 10+ futures and forex platforms to choose from.  Our futures platforms include: Turbo Trader 2, Global Zen Trader, Trading Technologies' X_TRADER®, J-Trader, RAN Order and more, providing our clients with fast, reliable and around the clock access to global electronic and outcry markets. For forex traders, we offer the following platforms: MetaTrader 4, Global Zen Trader, FXCM Trading Station, eGlobalFX and more.  Not ready to trade with real money? You can use our trading platforms in a live, simulated environment to paper trade your method. You can test your system and gain expertise with our platforms simultaneously.


Futures and Commodities clients connect to our Futures Commission Merchant by means of their chosen internet connectivity provider which in turn transmits order entry and reporting data over the internet backbone that is freely available to any individual with an internet connection. Because of the standards and protocols that are used by all network providers on the Internet backbone, clients are assured a high degree of scalability and reliability as a result of the very nature of the operation of the Internet. Forex clients connect to our Forex Dealer-Member by means of their chosen internet connectivity provider as well. The selection of Internet as the communications transport medium ensures a highly reliable, redundant, and scalable connection is available to all clients regardless of their locale.

Block Account Capabilities

Block accounts are an efficient and easy way to control multiple accounts under one master account. A block account is the preferred choice for CTAs and account managers looking for maximum flexibility and control. A preset allocation table will allow our back office to distribute trades to each account within the block with accuracy and peace of mind.

Need Lower Commissions?

We offer very low, competitive commissions for Retail Accounts and Professional Accounts. Volume discounts are also available.  Whether you have a Retail Account or manage a multi-million dollar Professional Account, as a Global Futures' client, you will receive more than just low commissions; you will receive value and peace of mind. Click here to name your own commission.

You are never alone: Customer Oriented

At Global Futures Exchange & Trading Company, customer satisfaction is our primary goal. With our Order Desk and Technical Support department, you can rest assured that if something should happen, we will be available to help. Browse through our website for more information and experience the convenience of speaking with a representative at 877-367-3177 (Toll Free: US/Canada) or +1-818-996-0404 (International) or chat with us online now! Our trade desk and support staff are available to you 24-hours* a day. If you don’t speak English, don’t worry, we offer support in more than 10 languages.

Global Futures Exchange & Trading Co., Inc.
19300 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
877.367.3177 (Toll Free - US/Canada only)
818.996.0404 (Local/International)
818.996.0401 (Fax)

*Our in-house technical support and order desk departments are available Sunday 1:00 PM - Friday 3:00PM Pacific Time. Hours are subject to change without notice. The availability of other departments in our office varies. You may contact us directly to inquire about department availability.

Margins subject to change without notice.