A U.S. Regulated Derivatives Marketplace


The CX Division of FMX Futures Exchange, L.P. (“CX”), regulated by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a Designated Contract Market, offers an electronic trading platform for matching of buyers and sellers.

CX, via its Cantor Exchange®CX®, CX Markets®, ProtectWx(TM), and ProtectWeather(TM) brands, specializes in financial exchange services for trading derivative instruments. We provide direct access to a financial marketplace where investors become participants of an exchange. Our services include transactions in financial instruments, trade execution, financial clearing and settlement services and provision of financial information.

CX Clearinghouse, L.P. (“CX Clearinghouse”), a sister company of CX, is regulated by the CFTC as a registered Derivatives Clearing Organization. CX Clearinghouse settles all trades between buyers and sellers on CX and ensures the financial integrity of the marketplace. All Participants in CX, once approved, automatically become Participants in CX Clearinghouse upon funding of their accounts.


CX Clearinghouse, L.P. (“CX Clearinghouse”) has been approved by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a registered Derivatives Clearing Organization. CX Clearinghouse provides clearing services for all CX contracts. All Participants are protected by and are subject to the rules of CX Clearinghouse. Participant funds deposited at CX Clearinghouse are segregated and placed into a specially regulated account at Harris Bank, N.A.

Direct-Access Marketplace


CX is a direct-access market that is open to the public, and trading at CX will not require you to have an account with a broker. Instead, you will need to complete an application that provides us with all the information required by the rules and regulations of the market. There is no cost to become a Participant.

Your completed application is subject to review and approval by CX. Once approved, your user ID will be validated and you will have the opportunity to fund your account and then begin trading. Of course, orders to trade can only be sent by registered and approved Participants and Authorized Traders.

If you are interested in becoming a Participant, please contact us.



AJ Grossbardt

CX Head Account Executive

AJ Grossbardt is a Market Analyst at CX. He has extensive knowledge on everything related to CX Futures Exchange. AJ is fully prepared to help you navigate the CX platform, as well as answering any questions traders might have about CX. He graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Communications and Finance Degree.