Series 31

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DEFINITION of 'Series 31'

A securities license entitling the holder to sell managed futures (funds).

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Series 31'

The Series 31 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.

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