As Western economies have come back online after the global pandemic slowdown, inflation has climbed to approximately 5 percent – roughly double the U.S. Federal Reserve’s target. Is this a temporary spike, or is higher inflation here to stay? And how might it affect businesses, traders, investors and consumers? Download StoneX In Focus: Inflation, our new whitepaper, where we ask our global macro strategist, Vincent Deluard, these questions and more.
Are we on the edge of a commodities supercycle in which prices will continue to be up for several years? Or is this only temporary? In Are We Poised for a Commodities Supercycle? StoneX takes a look at prices surges past and present and the underlying forces at work. As the country comes out of the pandemic, the economy is at an inflection point. To get a better handle on how this historic recovery is unfolding, download Are We Poised for a Commodities Supercycle? today.
StoneX’s Brazilian Market Intelligence analyzes the main factors that influenced major agricultural commodities in recent months and provides insight on what to expect from April to June 2021.
With 2021 shaping up as a pivotal year for the global economy, our second-annual Commodities Outlook provides deep market analysis that can help you position your business, organization or portfolio successfully for whatever this year may bring. Written by Rhona O’Connell and our London-based team of experts, this report delivers highly detailed yet accessible analysis on the global economy and commodity complex, as well as individual outlooks covering precious and base metals, crude oil, and coffee, wheat and oilseeds. A must read for anyone with financial markets exposure.
An abundance of uncertainty continues to grip the global oil market due to risks posed by the upcoming US election, the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks, and other potential developments. These risks are making it difficult for companies to plan ahead at a time when doing so has never been more important.
To help companies overcome this challenge, StoneX Financial Ltd (formerly INTL FCStone Ltd) held a 45-minute virtual event on 28 October, that looked to help attendees gain a better understanding of market scenarios and risks that may materialize in the medium term. Specifically, the program:
- Explored the global supply/demand dynamics, while also analyzing the pace at which inventories will fall and rise in the global oil refining market
- On a sectoral view, assessed the speed of the recovery in manufacturing, aviation and road transportation with the use of high frequency data.
- Assessed the external macro and geopolitical risks that may infiltrate the energy markets in the months to come.
Unaddressed commodity price volatility can have effects that find their way into every corner of your business. Download The Far-reaching Impact of Commodity Price Volatility to learn about the effects of price volatility on your business in ways that you may not have previously considered.
Stepping away from the everyday and taking a good, hard look at your risk management practices and the impact commodity price risk is having on your operations can often make the difference between hitting goals and falling short of expectations.
Over-the-counter (OTC) products are available through INTL FCStone Markets, LLC (IFM). OTC products are designed to deliver benefits similar to exchange-traded futures and options, but can offer customizable terms (e.g. non-standard quantities, strike prices, expiration dates, etc.) that align more closely with a customer’s unique hedging needs.
Know-Risk™ is an affordable, cloudbased software designed to simplify the management of your commodity portfolio.