First Futures Brokerage to Win the Award
CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2018 – Chicago-based R.J. O’Brien & Associates (RJO), the oldest and largest independent futures brokerage and clearing firm in the United States, today announced that Wealth & Finance International magazine has named its private client division, RJO Futures, “2018’s Most Trusted Financial Brokerage Firm” in the magazine’s 2018 Business Awards. This marks the first time that a futures brokerage has earned the award.
RJO Futures Executive Director Donna Heidkamp said: “We are incredibly honored to win this award, particularly as we work hard every day to earn our clients’ trust by providing a high level of personable customer service and communication.”
Wealth & Finance identified winners of the awards through “an exhaustive and rigorous research and judging process,” the magazine said.
Edward Faulkner, Wealth & Finance Awards Coordinator, said: “To create this unique program we have examined firms of all shapes and sizes, looking for the ways in which they excel in their business fields. We considered innovation, talent management, creativity and customer satisfaction, and have created a list of truly inspirational businesses, which truly deserve this recognition.”
RJO Futures provides individual active trader clients with customized account plans, 24-hour trade desk access and a full range of back-office and execution services, as well as value-added resources such as market insights, managed products and online trading platforms. To assist clients with managing their risk capital, the division offers a variety of personalized trading accounts ranging from full service to self-directed, as well as managed futures.
About RJO Futures
RJO Futures offers quality futures brokerage services to those trading in the commodity and financial futures and options markets. A variety of flexible and personalized account types are offered to meet the unique needs, goals and experience of the individual, active trader. RJO Futures is the private client division of R.J. O’Brien & Associates. Founded in 1914, R.J. O’Brien is the largest independent futures brokerage firm in the United States clearing more than 80,000 client accounts and serving institutional, commercial and individual clients globally, in addition to a network of 400 introducing brokers (IBs). The firm offers state-of-the-art electronic trading and 24-hour trade execution on every major futures exchange worldwide.
About Wealth & Finance International
Wealth & Finance International is a monthly publication dedicated to delivering high quality informative and up-to-the-minute global business content. It is published by AI Global Media Ltd, a publishing house that has reinvigorated corporate finance news and reporting. Developed by a highly skilled team of writers, editors, business insiders and regional industry experts, Wealth & Finance International reports from every corner of the globe to give readers the inside track on the need-to-know news and issues affecting banking, finance, regulation, risk and wealth management in their region.
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