INTL FCStone can help manage the risks associated with lumber price volatility for end users such as lumber dealers, homebuilders and truss manufacturers. Using futures, options or other innovative tools, the INTL FCStone Forest Products Group can help protect the value of physical inventories. There may also be opportunities to provide long-term fixed price protection to offset risks against forward sold jobs. Our proprietary databases include cash and futures pricing spanning decades to provide a comprehensive understanding of their interrelationships. We can also support implementation of more-complex strategies such as basis trading, spreading and delivery/EFP transactions.
Our Forest Products Group is dedicated to providing educational and advisory services to help clients fully understand risk and the risk management process. Based on your individual needs and risk tolerance, we can design and implement a specific program that reflects your objectives. Please call a forest products specialist for more details.
The trading of commodities and derivatives such as futures, options, and swaps involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Advisory services as well as the trading of futures and options is available through various subsidiaries including but not limited to the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Public Disclosures for the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. The trading of over-the-counter products or swaps is available through subsidiary INTL FCStone Markets, LLC to individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an eligible contract participant. Please click here for the full disclaimer