March 5-6 in Las Vegas, NV
Agricultural industry leaders and economists gather to discuss supply and demand factors on the industry
NEW YORK, March 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL) today announced that it will hold its 5th annual Agricultural & Economics Outlook Conference in combination with its Latin American Outlook Conference on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6 at the Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas.
The conference will focus on the array of critical factors that impact supply and demand for the world's agricultural commodities. Industry analysts and economists will join consultants from subsidiaries of INTL FCStone to discuss agriculture, grains, oilseeds, meat, cattle, energy, natural gas, fertilizer and weather in the major regions of the world.
Keynote speaker Blu Putnam, managing director and chief economist of CME Group, will begin the program with a global economic outlook at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 5. Day one will also include an overview of the effects of significant weather factors on the global economy by Drew Lerner, Weather World Inc., a look at the impact of the ever-changing Ukraine and Black Sea situation and agricultural trends in China. Day two will include an examination of the Brazilian markets, along with a variety of discussions on agriculture, from wheat to meat and cattle and fertilizer.
Mike O'Dea, a risk management consultant with INTL FCStone's subsidiary FCStone, LLC, said, "This is a tremendous opportunity for the agricultural industry's leaders to gather in the same place to hear what factors will affect their businesses for the next twelve months. The information presented at this conference will shape strategies for minimizing the risks presented by commodity price volatility."
Ricardo Garcia, a senior vice president with INTL FCStone's subsidiary FCStone, LLC, added, "Latin America's role on the global agricultural stage continues to evolve and will be a focus of our attention day two of the event, specifically the Brazil's part in the marketplace."
CME Group is the primary sponsor of the event.
More information, including the full agenda for the Agricultural and Economics Outlook Conference, is available at http://bit.ly/1CvEybh.
INTL FCStone offers a series of conferences and workshops in a wide variety of industries. A list is available at https://www.intlfcstone.com/Events/.
About INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc., including its subsidiaries, is a leader in the development of specialized financial services in commodities, securities, global payments, foreign exchange and other markets. Its revenues are derived primarily from financial products and advisory services that fulfill clients' needs and provide bottom-line benefits to their businesses. INTL creates added value for clients by providing access to global financial markets using industry and financial expertise, deep partner and network relationships, insight and guidance, and integrity and transparency. INTL's client-first approach engenders trust, and has enabled INTL to establish leadership positions in a number of complex fields in financial markets around the world.
Further information on INTL FCStone is available at www.intlfcstone.com.
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