Great Lakes Trading Company

By: Gltc  09-12-2011
Keywords: Risk Management, futures, Managed Futures



Great Lakes understands how imperative it is to have a solid market knowledge base in order  to make the most prudent risk management decisions, whether your needs are managing risk through hedging, trading your own methods or determining which managed futures program best manages and diversifies risk for your financial portfolio.

Education for Great Lake clients is provided through many different means, ranging from phone, on-site or office consultation,  to seminars.  We are presently working on developing online interactive seminars.

Great Lakes can conduct market seminars across a variety of topics:

    Marketing and Hedging physical commodity price risk

    Portfolio diversification through Managed Futures

    Hedging financial risk in currencies, bonds Indexes etc.

 Great Lakes has had the opportunity for increasing client's market knowledge through out the Eastern Cornbelt states of Indiana and Michigan,  Guatemala in Central America and Clemson University , South Carolina. Seminars can be tailored to you or your company's specific risk management interests. 

Contact Great Lakes and increase your market knowledge base today.

Great Lakes Trading Company, Inc, is a United States registered futures and options broker located halfway between South Bend and Fort Wayne Indiana in the Great Lakes region known as Michiana and has branch offices located in Eastern Michigan as well as the "thumb" of Michigan near Lake Huron, which provides consulting, risk management, managed futures, trading systems awhich provides consulting, risk management, managed futures, trading systems and brokerage services in  futures and options markets throughout the eastern Midwestern United States corn belt, Canada, Mexico, Latin America, Europe, Asia and worldwide to clients using futures and options markets for self directed trading and hedging across a broad spectrum of commodities ranging from grains consisting of wheat, corn, soybeans, oats, soymeal, bean oil, livestock contracts ranging from cattle, feeder cattle, and hogs; soft commodities include: coffee, cocoa, sugar, and orange juice, energies contracts traded range from crude oil, heating oil, natural gas, and unleaded gas: stock indexes traded include, S&P 500, KOSPI, Dow Jones, NASDAQ, Russell 500, emini S&P, emini NASDAQ, mini Dow, mini Russell, FTSE, Dax, and Schatz in London and Europe respectively: interest rates include 30 year bonds, ten year notes, five year notes, two year notes and Gilts, further physical futures contracts traded are: milk, cheese and dairy, precious metals products traded are; gold, silver, platinum, palladium, finally worldwide currencies are traded both in futures and forex markets including the Euro-currency, Japanese Yen, Swiss Franc, US dollar, Australian Dollar, Mexican Peso, British Pound, and the Canadian Dollar. In addition grain and energy swaps can be traded for hedging purposes through Clearport of the CME Group. Great Lakes Trading Co., Inc. also consults clients on the implementation and management of risk with automated futures and options trading systems. Great Lakes Trading Co., Inc. consults with individuals, corporations, high networth individuals, family offices, pension funds and institutions in the use and incorporation of managed futures investments as a financial portfolio investment diversification alternative which is not correlated to the stock market. It is Great Lakes Trading Co., Inc. opinion that Commodity trading advisors who use futures and options for technical trend following trading along with strict money management provide a strategic tool to diversify investment risk in a well balanced financial portfolio, ranging from Individual Retirement Accounts, Roth IRA’s, SEP IRA’s to self directed financial portfolios, pension funds and corporations. Great Lakes Trading Co., Inc.’s consulting, hedging and trading reach is worldwide giving clients access to futures and options, and swap markets throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia, through regulated exchanges such as the CME Group, Euronext, Kansas City Board of Trade, Minneapolis Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange, COMEX, Intercontinental Exchange, LIFFE, BM&F, Matif, London Metals Exchange, Australian Securities Exchange, Tokyo Commodity Exchange, Singapore Commodity Exchange

Keywords: futures, Managed Futures, Risk Management