Structured Products

Manage risk and optimize your portfolio with structured products that utilize futures, options and exchange-cleared OTC products. At R.J. O’Brien, you’ll find an experienced, dedicated team that specializes in designing structured products to suit your specific requirements for risk management, arbitrage and portfolio optimization.

Because of our futures brokerage heritage, we are especially attuned to the agricultural and energy markets and can help develop and execute your strategies on the exchange cleared commodity markets.

Below is a partial list of some products we have transacted for clients. All products listed below can be customized by volume and monthly tenor for both futures and options.

Agricultural Futures and OTC-Cleared

  • CME Group - Grain Futures and options, Corn Calendar Swaps, Ethanol, Fertilizer.

Energy Futures and OTC-Cleared

  • CME Group - Brent Crude, WTI Crude, NG and Basis, NGL’s (propane, natural gasoline, cracks), Brent, Brent options, Gasoil, Fuel Oil, RBOB, Heating Oil and basis (USG vs NYH, Group3 vs NYH, etc), options (physical, financial, average price).
  • ICE Futures - Brent Crude, WTI Crude, NG and Basis, Brent, Brent options, Gasoil, Fuel Oil.

Metals and OTC-Cleared

  • CME Group- Hot Rolled Steel, Iron Ore 62% Fe China, Iron Ore/Steel spread.

Structured Product Insights

RJO produces proprietary and comprehensive daily and weekly market analysis and reports that highlight the following:

  • Market fundamentals to guide trading strategies.
  • Intra-day analysis of fundamental and technical developments.
  • Technical analysis and reports on open interest, volume and volatility.
  • Special reports.