Walking with StoneX: "Boots on the Ground" Insights on Global Trade

Our deep roots and personal histories in global markets are what sets StoneX apart. We're excited to share "Boots on the Ground," a series where you'll walk alongside experts who've grown up amidst the very industries they now guide.

Dispatches from the global markets

Join us as we go "Boots on the Ground" on a direct and free-ranging tour of the worldwide commodities markets, guided by the people who know them from the inside out. Keep an eye on this space, as we add new episodes, sharing firsthand insights and personal stories from different corners of the commodities markets.


A World of Talent: Rollins College

Join our colleague Jacob Rappaport as he reflects on how taking a “boots on the ground” approach to recruitment, at home and abroad, and our partnership with Rollins College and the Women in Finance Program, has helped StoneX to refine the high-touch principles that have come to define us as a company.

Cultivating Connections: Corn, Wheat & Soybeans

Join us in Ohio, where agriculture isn't just an occupation; it's a way of life for StoneX Regional Director Bailey Elchinger as she navigates the fields that have shaped her family for generations, turning her agricultural insights into your strategic advantage in the commodity markets.

From the Field to Fuel: Sugar & Ethanol Group

In this episode of Boots on the Ground, our Sugar & Ethanol Group visits Fini, one of the biggest sugar producers and exporters in the world. By visiting the facilities of our clients in person, our team gains key insights across the entire sugar supply chain that inform our strategy.

From Bean to Cup: StoneX Global Coffee

Join Oscar Schaps, Division President Latin America, StoneX Financial Inc. - FCM Division, and Eileen Stein, Global Head of Market Intelligence, at Schaps’ coffee farm in Guatemala, where our boots on the ground perspective and deep commodities expertise adds unmatched value to our customers across the entire coffee supply chain.

Pasture to Profitability: Dublin Dairy & Food Group

Join Liam Fenton, Managing Director of StoneX Financial Europe S.A.’s Irish Branch, in the countryside of Limerick, County Cork, as he explains the value of getting his boots on the ground of a client’s dairy operations, and how leveraging insights gained while growing up on a dairy farm help him advise “from their side of the table.”

Lessons from the Farm: US Food and Dairy

Visit KJA Family Farms with StoneX’s Kyle Schrad, Vice President of Global Dairy and Food Operations, FCM-Division, as he discusses how lessons learned as a boy working on his family farm inform his understanding of how a boots on the ground perspective fosters relationships and trust with his clients.

Ironclad Partnerships: StoneX Base Metals

In this episode of Boots on the Ground, our StoneX Base Metals team hits the road to visit two of our clients, Paragon Steel and SFI LaFarga to get a firsthand look at their operations. We go behind the scenes to gain in-depth insights into how their business works and to strengthen our client relationships.

Trailer: StoneX Boots on the Ground

What sets StoneX apart? Discover how we draw on deep market knowledge and personal connections to deliver an unrivaled advantage to our clients that we call “boots on the ground.”

StoneX: We open markets

Our market expertise, advanced platforms, global reach, culture of full transparency and commitment to our clients’ success all set us apart in the financial marketplace.

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    With access to 36+ derivatives exchanges, 180+ foreign exchange markets, nearly every global securities marketplace and numerous bi-lateral liquidity venues, StoneX’s digital network and deep relationships can take clients anywhere they want to go.

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    From our proprietary Market Intelligence platform, to “boots on the ground” expertise from award-winning traders and professionals, we connect our clients directly to actionable insights they can use to make more informed decisions and achieve their goals in the global markets.

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