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Grain Merchandising Risk Academies from INTL FCStone

Course designed for new grain merchandisers

INTL FCStone will host two, two-day pure education Grain Merchandiser Risk Academies, February 26-27, 2019, in West Des Moines, Iowa and July 24-25, 2019, in Chicago. This introductory program will help those new to Grain Merchandising gain a solid foundation of merchandising and price-risk management concepts. This program will focus on the fundamentals of Cash, Futures, Options and OTC markets. It will also provide practical applications for key merchandising concepts including:
  • Basis, Spreads and Hedging
  • Customer Contracts
  • Grain Origination
  • New Market Technology
  • Market Outlook

In addition to the practical interactive training, participants will have the invaluable opportunity to network with industry peers. 

Who Should Attend?

This program is ideal for new grain merchandisers and back-office staff or senior management who need a general understanding of price-risk management. Additionally, senior-level college students who want to jump-start a Grain Merchandising career will get first-hand theoretical and practical knowledge along with exposure to seasoned merchandisers.

Event Details

Winter Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy 


Summer Grain Merchandiser Risk Academy


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