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Part 1 – Laying the Groundwork: Futures

June 4, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. (EST)

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Topics will include:

  • Futures Market Overview
  • Basics of Spreads and Carry
  • Reasons for Hedging
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Topics will include:

  • Introduction to Basis
  • How is Basis Determined?
  • The Role of Logistics
  • Types of Grain Contracts
  • Mechanics Behind Those Contracts

Part 2 – Building the Foundation: Basis

June 11, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. (EST)

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Part 3 – Putting it into Practice & Developing Market Opinions

June 18, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. (EST)

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 Topics will include: 

  • Farmer for a Day Game
  • Creating a Bias on the Market
  • What Informational Sources Exist
  • Understanding the Fundamentals
  • Overview of Technical Indicators
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Topics will include:

  • Interactive Long Basis Exercise

Part 4 – Bringing it all together: Long Basis Exercise

June 25, 2020 | 3:00 p.m. (EST)

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Grain Risk Academy 101 is a pre-requisite and will work in conjunction with Grain Risk Academy 201, hosted in July 2020. While attendees are not required to participate in 201, the long basis exercise portion of this course will continue through the weeks leading up to the 201 course. Grain Risk Academy 201 will build on material learned in 101 and will provide a deeper understanding of marketing options. If you have questions, please reach out to our office.

Who Should Attend:

  • Grain originators
  • Elevator staff
  • Accounting staff

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.

Contact Us:

For more information, contact Kendra Dauer

INTL FCStone Financial Inc. is hosting a series of complimentary  Grain Risk Academy 101 virtual seminars. This four-part series will explore everything from the basics of grain origination to tips and tricks of the trade. In addition, you’ll learn about grain contract decision making and see practical applications using a grain marketing simulation.

Sign-up for the full series to get a complete overview of grain origination and risk management. If you are unable to attend one of the live virtual seminars, you are encouraged to watch the recording before attending the next installment.

These interactive, educational on-line seminars will include the following topics:

Grain Risk Academy 101  

Virtual Seminar Series