The Institute for Financial Markets (www.theIFM.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational foundation and independent, non-partisan source for information and education regarding financial markets. The IFM provides courses and textbooks as well as data, which help market-users conduct business and meet regulatory requirements. In addition, the Institute supports and publishes peer-reviewed studies in the Review of Futures Markets, a quarterly financial journal. IFM’s activities support education and research, and not advocacy.