Beginner help reading the financials

As I read the CFTC financials, I don’t know what some of the acronyms mean or…even what I’m looking for in the numbers! What is “B/D”, “DSRO”, “A/O”? What am I looking for in the other numbers?

if you look at the last page it describes most columns

e.g.: B/D asks if broker or dealer

except this one is not on there (actually it’s in the heading): a/o is “As of”

(most of these acronyms or abbrev. can be found online too)

I’m not too sure on the numbers but maybe if you can compare them you can see which one looks the best…by comparing. Also the last page tells you more about each column

hope this helps a little bit