NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- INTL FCStone Inc. (Nasdaq:INTL) today announced the launch of CommodityNetwork, an online news resource for commodity traders around the world. CommodityNetwork provides traders with in-depth commentary from leading market experts, breaking news, key weather information and market pricing and charting. Commodity Network currently provides coverage of the coffee, dairy and cotton markets.

CommodityNetwork combines FCStone, LLC's lineup of online information systems including eDairy, Globecot News Network and CoffeeNetwork into one package and provides exclusive and proprietary information to subscribers. In the coming months, CommodityNetwork plans to expand its coverage to include a wide variety of agricultural, energy, metal and other soft commodities.

Additionally, CommodityNetwork announced the hiring of Alexis Rubinstein as Senior Editor. Rubinstein joins CommodityNetwork from Tea & Coffee Trade Journal where she served as editor-in-chief.

Eileen Stein, Vice President of CommodityNetwork said, "We understand that information is the most important weapon in today's marketplace and we are pleased to be able to offer this potent trading tool to our subscribers. The advantage offered by having good information at the right time can make the difference between a good trade and a bad one. Our subscribers count on us for the right information at the right time to make the right decision for their businesses."

Pete Nessler, President of FCStone, LLC added, "Our CommodityNetwork product will play an important role in our business of helping our customers mitigate their price risk. Information is vital to risk management and CommodityNetwork's global footprint positions it to provide our customers the information they need to meet their business goals."

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INTL FCStone Inc. (INTL) provides execution and advisory services in commodities, currencies and international securities. INTL's businesses, which include the commodities advisory and transaction execution firm FCStone Group, serve more than 20,000 commercial customers in more than 100 countries through a network of offices in twelve countries around the world.

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