Commodity Risk Management

Operating margins in today’s marketplace are razor-thin and even the slightest fluctuation in input, production, or transportation costs can turn your business upside down. This exposure to market fluctuation is defined as market risk.  For many businesses, risk management tools can be used to take some of the uncertainty out of the equation and help protect your margins.

Developing and implementing a risk management plan can be a daunting endeavor. The FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc.'s risk management professionals can guide you in the process of risk management and help determine what tools are appropriate for your business. 

Risk Management is about taking control of your business and protecting your margins, rather than allowing the whims of the market to define your success. StoneX works with customers through its Integrated Risk Management Program. 

An IRMP customer can expect StoneX’s Risk Management Consultants to:

Identify risks you may be exposed to in commodities such as cotton, synthetic fibers, natural gas, fuel surcharges and foreign exchange

Quantify your value-at-risk through a detailed risk-management analysis

Develop a step-by-step plan to reduce your exposure to risk in the most cost- effective way through the use of futures, options or Over the Counter (OTC) products. OTC products are offered through StoneX Markets LLC.

Educate key staff and management on all risk-management and trading strategies

Implement the risk management plan so you can protect your budget and manage your bottom line

Provide daily market information and analysis

Track hedge recommendations through month- and year-end positions

You have a business to run.  When it comes to managing your commodity price risks and making financial decisions in this increasingly volatile world, you shouldn’t have to face those challenges alone.  That’s why StoneX partners with your business, putting our years of experience to work assisting you in controlling your commodity costs. We work hard to help you achieve your goals and protect your margins.

 


Meet the Team

Nashville, TN
209 10th Avenue South
Suite 148
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: +1 (615) 234-2758

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 of StoneX Group Inc. including but not limited to the FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc.  Public Disclosures for the FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc. The trading of over-the-counter products or swaps is available through subsidiary StoneX Markets LLC to individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an eligible contract participant. Please click here for the full disclaimer.

StoneX Financial Pte. Ltd. (“SFP”) holds a Capital Markets Services Licence issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore for Dealing in Exchange-Traded Derivatives Contracts, Over-the-Counter Derivatives Contracts, and Spot Foreign Exchange Contracts for the Purposes of Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading. SFP is also both Derivatives Trading and Clearing member of the Singapore Exchange (“SGX”).

 

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