Hands-on Commodities Experience

Our team brings hands-on experience to developing hedging and trading strategies for ranchers and commercial cattle feeders, small and large farmers, other agribusiness entities, and various other commodities producers. We provide a full suite of services to help all clients minimize risk, maximize results, and gain a competitive advantage in their marketing. 

We understand the constraints and decisions that producers operate within every day, and we use an adaptive, personalized approach to tailor guidance to align with our customers’ individual risk profiles and business goals.

1. Diversification does not ensure a profit or guarantee against loss
2. Source: CME Group Managed Future: Portfolio Diversification Opportunities, 2012

Futures, forex, stock, and options trading is not appropriate for all people. There is a substantial risk of loss associated with trading these markets. Losses can and will occur. No system or methodology has ever been developed that can guarantee or ensure no losses will occur. No representation or implication is being made that using this service, methodology, or system will generate wins or prevent you from having losing trades. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The use of stop loss order does not guarantee that your losses will be limited to the intended amount. Certain market conditions could make it impossible to execute such orders. Commodity futures contracts are ineligible for SIPC protection.

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Experienced Professionals
in Commodities

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HTSCommodities, a division of Hilltop Securities Inc., combines a long history of industry connections and deep experience to help you implement successful risk management and trading strategies.

Futures Trading

HTSCommodities works with investors to facilitate diversification into the futures and commodity markets. Whether you are looking to invest directly in futures and commodities, or in one of our other areas of alternative investments, we provide the means and opportunity to diversify your portfolio.1 

HTSCommodities trades futures contracts from numerous industries that represent a variety of underlying assets including, but not limited to:

Managed Futures2

Over the long term, managed futures can represent a class of “alternative investments” which could provide valuable diversification to a traditional portfolio of equities and bonds. Qualified Investors can participate in the futures and commodities markets through the use of managed futures. 

Potential to lower overall portfolio risk
Opportunity to enhance overall portfolio returns
Broad diversification opportunities
Opportunity to profit in a variety of economic environments 

corn, wheat, rough rice, cattle, hogs, soybeans, bean oil, and Kansas City wheat

treasury bonds, treasury notes, and euros

crude oil, natural gas, heating oil, and RBOB

S&P, Dow Jones, and Nasdaq

European euro, Japanese yen, Swiss franc, Canadian dollar, US dollar, British pound, and Mexican peso

gold, silver, copper, platinum, and palladium

sugar, coffee, orange juice, cocoa, cotton, and lumber

To learn more about investing in commodities or hedging/speculating in the futures markets, please call contact a member of our team today.


Full-Service Commodities Consulting

We follow a proven adaptive approach in delivering custom consulting services to producers and consumers seeking to improve their marketing strategies, minimize their price risk exposure, and better position themselves to hedge as well as capture market opportunity. 

Our consulting model provides full-service marketing management, with our team building and managing hedging strategies and actively working with producers to execute from start to finish. For example, we allow farmers and ranchers to focus on growing production, knowing they have an experienced team of professionals handling the marketing end. Our all-inclusive management style still gives the producer the final say, with no loss of control.