Series 30

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Series 30'

A securities license entitling the holder to become a futures branch office manager.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Series 30'

The Series 30 exam is administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and covers topics such as rules, regulations, and responsibilities with respect to the futures industry.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Series 63

    A securities license entitling the holder to solicit orders for ...
  2. Series 55

    A securities license entitling the holder to actively participate ...
  3. Series 3

    A securities license entitling the holder to sell commodities ...
  4. Series 6

    A securities license entitling the holder to register as a limited ...
  5. Series 4

    A securities license entitling the holder to supervise options ...
  6. Series 31

    A securities license entitling the holder to sell managed futures ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. Why do companies enter into futures contracts?

    Different types of companies may enter into futures contracts for different purposes. The most common reason is to hedge ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. What does a futures contract cost?

    The value of a futures contract is derived from the cash value of the underlying asset. While a futures contract may have ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. What are the main risks associated with trading derivatives?

    The primary risks associated with trading derivatives are market, counterparty, liquidity and interconnection risks. Derivatives ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. How can an investor profit from a fall in the utilities sector?

    The utilities sector exhibits a high degree of stability compared to the broader market. This makes it best-suited for buy-and-hold ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. How are commodity spot prices different than futures prices?

    Commodity spot prices and futures prices are different quotes for different types of contracts. The spot price is the current ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. How do commodity spot prices indicate future price movements?

    Commodity spot prices indicate future price movements because commodity futures prices are calculated using spot prices. ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Professionals

    Get An Academic Finance Career

    Working nine months a year and earning a six-digit salary might seem like the high life, but these jobs are not easy to come by.
  2. Professionals

    Succeeding At The Series 63 Exam

    Your career as a securities agent begins with this test. We'll show you how to score high.
  3. Professionals

    Becoming A Financial Analyst

    A career as a financial analyst requires preparation and hard work, but the payoff can be especially rewarding.
  4. Professionals

    Tips For Fitting In At Your Brokerage Firm

    Part of starting a successful career as a broker is finding the right place to work.
  5. Options & Futures

    Find Your Niche In The Financial Industry

    In this article, we'll give you the tools you need to discover the financial career that fits you the best.
  6. Options & Futures

    What Is A Registered Investment Advisor?

    Hoping for a career in the financial services industry? Working for an RIA may fit the bill.
  7. Brokers

    A Day in the Life of a Financial Advisor

    Financial advisors do a lot more than just manage portfolios, including prospecting, marketing, client servicing, compliance and administration.
  8. Professionals

    SEC to Advisors: Implement Cybersecurity Plans

    Advisors need to take heed of new SEC guidelines to beef up cybersecurity. Here's what they look like and what some firms are doing.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Southwest & Cheap Oil: The Perfect Combination?

    Discover how falling oil prices (and well-timed futures contracts) benefit Southwest Airlines.
  10. Economics

    As Fed Prepares To Move, Gold Is Losing Its Luster

    Last week’s Semi-Annual Monetary Policy Report to Congress returned investors’ focus back to the fundamentals, and a general upbeat of the economy.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. OsMA

    An abbreviation for Oscillator - Moving Average. OsMA is used in technical analysis to represent the variance between an ...
  2. Investopedia

    One of the best-known sources of financial information on the internet. Investopedia is a resource for investors, consumers ...
  3. Unfair Claims Practice

    The improper avoidance of a claim by an insurer or an attempt to reduce the size of the claim. By engaging in unfair claims ...
  4. Killer Bees

    An individual or firm that helps a company fend off a takeover attempt. A killer bee uses defensive strategies to keep an ...
  5. Sin Tax

    A state-sponsored tax that is added to products or services that are seen as vices, such as alcohol, tobacco and gambling. ...
  6. Grandfathered Activities

    Nonbank activities, some of which would normally not be permissible for bank holding companies and foreign banks in the United ...
Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!