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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

IFCS Winter Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy

Start Date: 2/26/2019 8:30 AM CST
End Date: 2/27/2019 2:30 PM CST

Venue Name: INTL FCStone

1075 Jordan Creek Pkwy Suite 300
West Des Moines, IA  United States  50266

Event Website: http://intlfcstone.cvent.com/events/winter-grain-merchandiser-risk-academy/event-summary-ded0edf928bf4b9a816d94f48cbd991a.aspx?RefID=Broker?utm_source

Organization Name: INTL FCStone

Heather Saxton
Email: heather.saxton@intlfcstone.com
Phone: (800) 422-3087

INTL FCStone will host a two-day pure education Winter Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy, February 26-27, 2019, in West Des Moines, Iowa. This introductory program will help those new to Grain Merchandising gain a solid foundation of merchandising and price-risk management concepts. This program will focus on the fundamentals of Cash, Futures, Options and OTC markets. It will also provide practical applications for key merchandising concepts including:
  • Basis, Spreads and Hedging
  • Customer Contracts
  • Grain Origination
  • New Market Technology
  • Market Outlook
In addition to the practical interactive training, you’ll have the invaluable opportunity to network with industry peers.
Who Should Attend?
This program is ideal for new grain merchandisers and back-office staff or senior management who need a general understanding of price-risk management. Additionally, senior-level college students who want to jump-start a Grain Merchandising career will get first-hand theoretical and practical knowledge along with exposure to seasoned merchandisers.  
About the Host:
INTL FCStone Financial Inc.’s FCM Division provides full-service, 24-hour futures and options brokerage, advisory, clearing and execution services on all major commodity exchanges worldwide. We add value for clients across a variety of financial markets by helping them to systematically identify and quantify exposures to commodity price risks.

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