Scott Slutsky

Managing Director of Global Services

Scott SlutskyScott Slutsky is Managing Director of Global Services for PFGBEST, one of the largest U.S. non-clearing futures brokerage firms.

Mr. Slutsky has been in the futures arena for nearly three decades.  He spent more than 20 years in various currency pits at U.S. exchanges filling institutional and retail orders for customers such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Lehman and others.  He is a former Board of Director of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), and is a current director of the CME/CBOT/NYMEX PAC Committee. 

Mr. Slutsky moved off the trading floor to become Managing Director of Alaron Trading Corp, a Chicago-based Futures Commission Merchant (FCM).  Traveling the world promoting that firm’s business and the futures industry, Mr. Slutsky developed expertise in international relations throughout India, Russia, China and the Middle East.  He personally developed very popular and widely presented mock trading seminars, interacting with participants around the globe; his technique is to supply budding investors and traders with a solid education on markets and trading, laced with a sense of humor to bring all of these clients and prospects into relationship with the markets and with the products and services he represents.

Mr. Slutsky has also written three books: "Master’s of the Futures," "The Complete Guide to Electronic Futures Trading," and "The Promises and Pitfalls of FX."

PFGBEST has customers, affiliates and brokerage offices in more than 80 countries. It was incorporated as an FCM in 1990 under the name Peregrine Financial Group, Inc.  It offers a range of trading and investor products and services for retail investors as well as institutional clients. The company is a leader in sustainable investing through diversified products including managed funds, futures, forex, options, full-service and discount brokerage, trader education, research, and direct online futures trading through its BESTDirect Online Trading platform, and numerous other platforms and applications.  Please visit

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