Virtually all of domestic grain production comes to the market during the two month time frame of harvest. However, demand occurs throughout all twelve months of the year. Buying grain during non-harvest periods of the year can be a difficult task. Every day, FCStone utilizes innovative origination tools to assist commercial organizations in sourcing their grain needs.
The FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. has been involved in the grain industry for more than 30 years. Our consultants’ grassroots knowledge of carrying charges, basis levels, and historical seasonal price trends establishes a comfort level for originating grain in almost any marketing environment.
The FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. constantly designs new programs to procure corn based on sound risk management concepts. We work closely with commercial grain elevators, livestock feeders, ethanol plants, and other end users to minimize commodity risk, with the goal of enhancing margins. Our risk management structures include exchange-traded futures and options, over-the-counter derivative products, and farmer-oriented cash contracts. These products are used to offer a customized risk-management portfolio for our grain customers. OTC products are offered through INTL FCStone Markets, LLC.
The trading of commodities and derivatives such as futures, options, and swaps involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Advisory services as well as the trading of futures and options is available through various subsidiaries including but not limited to the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Public Disclosures for the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. The trading of over-the-counter products or swaps is available through subsidiary INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an eligible contract participant. Please click here for the full disclaimer