The FCStone Merchant Services, LLC (FMS) Merchants Plus Grain Program (MPGP) is a perfect complement to a diversifi ed grain marketing plan. MPGP allows you to leverage the global expertise of FMS to manage price risk and puts our professionals to work trading your grain as if it were their own.
Allowing our cash grain trading professionals to manage the cash grains pricing decisions for a portion of your grain can strengthen your grain marketing program. You should discuss the appropriate percentage directly with your merchandiser. FMS offers a variety of contracts in addition to Merchant’s Plus that can be tailored to your individual risk preferences and strengthen the diversifi cation of your overall grain marketing program.
This is not an offer to buy or sell any derivative. FCStone Merchant Services, LLC trades in a variety of physical commodities, and offers customers services to help manage the risks associated with their physical product. Trading over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives is not suitable for all investors and involves substantial risk. FCStone Merchant Services, LLC’s affiliate, INTL FCStone Markets, LLC (“IFM”), a subsidiary of INTL FCStone Inc., is a member of the National Futures Association and provisionally registered with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) as a swap dealer. IFM’s products are designed only for individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an ‘Eligible Contract Participant’ (“ECP”) and who have been accepted as customers of IFM. Any recipient of this material who wishes to express an interest in trading with IFM must first prequalify as an ECP, independently determine that derivatives are suitable for them and be accepted as a customer of IFM. The material and content contained herein does not create a binding obligation on IFM or any of its affiliates to enter into a derivative. This material does not constitute investment research and does not take into account the particular investment objectives, financial situations, or needs of individual clients or recipients of this material. You are directed to seek independent investment and tax advice in connection with derivatives trading.