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Choose the type of trading account that fits your needs.

FULL-SERVICE ACCOUNT

The Full-Service Account is recommended for clients who prefer assistance and/or advice when investing in commodity markets. In addition to the standard benefits of every Commodity Futures Utah, LLC account, you will also receive professional, one-on-one attention from your Commodity Futures Utah, LLC broker including frequent account and investment strategy reviews, instructions on proper trading procedures, personal consultation on risk management considerations and ongoing position analysis.

The Full-Service Account is not a bad idea for new investors – you could choose to start off with a Full-Service Account and, for a commission generally in the range of $40 to $80 round turn, take advantage of one-on-one broker assistance. Then, once you feel comfortable making your own trading decisions, you could simply switch to a Self-Directed Account with lower commission rates.

As with each Commodity Futures Utah, LLC account, you can choose to either place orders using the online trading platforms or you can call Commodity Futures Utah, LLC to place your orders. There is no extra charge to place an order via telephone.

*Please note that online trading is only recommended for experienced commodity traders who are proficient in all aspects of futures trading from order placement to monitoring margins. Commodity Futures Utah, LLC determines online trading suitability based on account size and investment experience.

Please note that Commodity Futures Utah, LLC Full-Service Account commissions are based on the following factors: account size, trading frequency and amount of brokerage assistance required. Typical full-service commission rates for commodity trading accounts range from $40 to $80 per round-turn (one rate to get both in and out of a position).

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the Commodity Futures Utah, LLC Full-Service Account.

 

SELF-DIRECTED ACCOUNT

The Self-Directed Account is recommended for clients who are self-reliant when making trading decisions and entering trades. Commodity Futures Utah, LLC assistance is minimal and most contact with the client is limited to technical issues or taking orders/reporting fills.

As with each Commodity Futures Utah, LLC account, you can choose to either place orders using the online trading platforms or you can call to speak with Commodity Futures Utah, LLC to place your orders. There is no extra charge to place an order via telephone.

*Please note that online trading is only recommended for experienced commodity traders who are proficient in all aspects of futures trading from order placement to monitoring margins. Commodity Futures Utah, LLC determines online trading suitability based on account size and investment experience.

Please note that Commodity Futures Utah, LLC Self-Directed Account commissions are based on the following factors: account size, trading frequency and amount of brokerage assistance required. Typical self-directed commission rates for commodity trading accounts range from $25 to $40 per round-turn (one rate to get both in and out of a position).

Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the Commodity Futures Utah, LLC Self-Directed Account.

 

PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED ACCOUNT

Managed Accounts are for the individual or institutional investor who is simultaneously performance oriented and risk conscious when considering portfolio investments.Archer Daniels Midland Investor Services Inc., the Futures Commission Merchant of Commodity Futures Utah, LLC, has business relationships with a number of professional Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA’s)¬†that offer programs investing in numerous commodity markets including, but not limited to: stock indices, bonds and treasuries, energies, metals, grains, and meats.

Professional money managers can require minimum initial investments ranging anywhere from $30K to over a million dollars, and usually charge one or more of the following fees: commission, management fee and/or incentive fee. Commodity Futures Utah, LLC recommends Managed Accounts as a way for investors to potentially achieve portfolio diversification and, further, Commodity Futures Utah, LLC recommends investing only a portion of an overall retirement or investment portfolio in commodity investments.

Commodity Futures Utah, LLC, as an entity, does not manage client accounts. However, Peter Russell has over 30 years of experience in the commodity industry and can assist you in selecting a money manager based on your financial objective and risk considerations. Please be advised trading futures and options involves substantial risk of loss and is not suitable for all investors. There are no guarantees of profit no matter who is managing your money. Before opening a managed futures account, the client must read and understand the CTA’s current disclosure document.

 

ONLINE TRADING ACCOUNT

*Online commodity futures trading accounts are available only to experienced commodity traders who are proficient in all aspects of futures trading from order placement to monitoring margins.

Benefits of online commodity futures trading include:

  • Quick and reliable real-time commodity futures quotes
  • State-of-the-art electronic order entry and account information software
  • Analytical tools to assist in your trading decisions
  • Real-time account information
  • Quality research for all commodity futures markets

Online Trading accounts will also have telephone access to our commodity brokerage desk as well as a telephone number directly to the respective FCM’s 24-hour futures brokerage desk in the event that a client is unable to operate the order entry software due to power, computer or software failure. The Technical Service Departments for our online clients are friendly, knowledgeable and stand ready to assist you in downloading and installing the order entry software. They are prepared to troubleshoot any problem you may have at a moment’s notice.

*Online Trading commission rates are based on trading frequency, contracts traded and amount of broker assistance actually required. Online Trading commission rates typically range from $15-$30 per round-turn and may vary from customer to customer.

Supplemental Forms

Account Transfer Form 
Instructions to transfer account

Power of Attorney
Power of Attorney for Managed Accounts

Additional Risk Form
Additional Risk Disclosure for select Individuals

Custodial Account Agreement
Custodial Agreement for Minors

Sub-Account Request Form
Creating a sub-account within an account

Statements by Email
Receive Customer Statements and info by Email

Risk Disclosure
Disclosure statements.

Security Hedge Agreement Form
Security Agreement & Assignment

CPO Exemption Notice
Exemption for Commodity Pool Operations

Foreign Tax Form (W-8BEN)
Certificate of Foreign Status for US Taxes

Instructions for form W-8BEN
Instructions for Foreign Tax Form W-8BEN