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.
With the much-anticipated transition away from LIBOR underway, we are now pleased to announce our ability to use the Secured Overnight Funding Rate (SOFR)for customers interested in interest rate swap transactions. LIBOR is expected to end by 2023, but with this latest addition to our offering, the end of LIBOR shouldn’t be a pain point for any of our customers.
Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are hardly new, but savvy traders are using these surprisingly versatile instruments with increasing creativity when pursuing their strategies. Learn how our ETF desk helps clients optimize their ETF experience by reading this brief overview. Intended for institutional audiences only.
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.
INTL FCStone Markets, LLC (IFM) has been helping commodity producers and consumers hedge their price risk with over-the-counter solutions tailored to meet their specific risk management needs for more than 25 years. In fact, we were the very first non-bank provisionally registered as a swaps dealer with the CFTC.