Chicago, IL – October 10, 2017 - First Capitol Ag, a division of Wedbush Securities, announces the launch of its new website at http://www.firstcapitolag.com. The website features a new education portal - Ag Central – offering an array of hedging calculators, reports, insight, and data for farmers and producers.
First Capitol Ag’s Six Point Plan, guides producers in their marketing and to limit price risk exposure, through a process developed over decades of working with farmers and producers of all sizes, across America. This process forms the principles of how First Capital Ag works closely with each customer to develop a customized strategy to help reduce risk.
“Our mission is to provide farmers and producers with leading hedging, risk management, and futures brokerage services, paired with excellent customer service,” said Rich Jablonski, Executive Vice President at Wedbush Futures. “First Capitol Ag has worked to help protect producers from risk for nearly 30 years. Through our knowledge, services, and tools, we aim to build relationships that help our clients succeed for many years to come.”
All First Capital Ag clients receive access to Ag Central, First Capitol Ag’s premium education and information hub, which was rebuilt as part of the website redesign, to provide even more access to insight and data, ag professionals need to manage their business.
Several experts regularly contribute reports and commentary to Ag Central, including Brian Wagner, VP of Sales and Hedge Specialist, who posts daily technical reports covering leading markets. Customers have access to more than 20 reports from a variety of specialists. Hedging calculators, for leading ag products, futures quotes and charts, and various guides, are just some of the additional tools and resources available. Visitors can sample Ag Central by signing up for a free two-week trial.
In addition to hedging and risk services, First Capitol Ag offers access to managed futures, futures trading performed by professional, licensed, and regulated traders known as Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA). Clients interested in managed futures opportunities can sign up for access to a managed futures database, and speak with a futures brokerage specialist.
About First Capitol Ag
Since 1989, First Capitol Ag assists farmers, producers, and agribusiness operators with their marketing needs, by providing hedging and risk management, full-service brokerage, and managed futures services, paired with excellent customer service and support. First Capitol Ag is a trade name used by the Wedbush Futures division of Wedbush Securities, Inc. To learn more about First Capitol Ag, visit www.firstcapitolag.com. Follow us on Twitter @FirstCapitolAg.
About Wedbush Futures
Wedbush Futures, a division of Wedbush Securities Inc., is one of the largest non-bank Futures Commission Merchants (“FCM”) in the United States. The division specializes in clearing and financing activities for professional traders and strategic correspondents. Located in Chicago, Wedbush Futures is at the forefront of our business, with deep industry specialization and a distinguished track record in financial securities. Our client relationships are built on trust and supported by our firm, which is rooted in experience, stability, and innovation.
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