NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL) today announced the agenda and speaker lineup for its 2011 International Commodity Outlook Conference in London.
The keynote speakers for the conference, which is sponsored by CME Group, will be Walt Zimmerman, Vice President and technical analyst for the energy technical advisory service United ICAP; and Todd Buchholz, former White House Director of Economic policy, best-selling author of New Ideas From Dead Economists, and a Managing Director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund.
Among the other featured speakers are Tom Hanley, Director of Regulatory and Industry Affairs for Infinium Capital Management; Nick Bate, Economist for Bank of America/Merrill Lynch; the well-known meteorologist and astrophysicist Piers Corbyn, who will be providing a long-term weather forecast for major growing areas around the world; Russ Day of Glencore International plc; and Doug Jackson, FCStone's renowned and widely followed grain and oilseed analyst.
The conference, to be held October 20 and 21 in London, is intended for executives anywhere in the commodity production chain, as well as for institutions that regard commodities as an asset class. It will cover the global production and price outlook for food commodities across the globe, including grains and oilseeds, coffee, sugar and cocoa products.
In addition, the speakers will cover developments in U.S. and EU regulatory policies, the state of the art in systems trading, and market movers such as energy, interest rates, currencies and global weather.
The conference, the first in what is planned to be an annual series, will be held in London's May Fair Hotel.
About INTL FCStone Inc.
INTL FCStone Inc. provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL FCStone's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 10,000 commercial customers in more than 100 countries through a network of offices in eleven countries around the world. Further information on INTL FCStone Inc. is available at www.intlfcstone.com.
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