Trading Tip:

"If a market moves seven consecutive days in one direction watch for some typed of correction on the seventh day. -W.D. Gann"

Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results.

Columbia Futures Group, Inc., is an independent, Seattle-based commodity futures trading firm, founded in 1990. We work with investors and their advisors to diversify their investment strategies and help clients manage market risk.

The futures markets offer investors, entrepreneurs and institutions alternative financial opportunities in both bear and bull markets. As futures professionals, our mission is to identify those opportunities that will help our clients achieve their objectives regardless of the economic climate.

Whether you are interested in diversifying your existing portfolio, creating a new one or simply learning about futures and options, Columbia Futures Group will provide you with experienced investment guidance.


Peter Smith, President & CEO
Columbia Futures Group was founded by Peter Smith, President, who has worked in the financial services industry for more than 24 years. He has taught courses on futures at the University of Washington Extension College and holds a Masters degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. His previous experience includes the structuring and management of hedging for a Fortune 500 company. He formerly served on a committee of National Futures Association and is the former secretary of the National Introducing Broker Association.


Our Mission and Values
Columbia Futures Group’s mission is to help investors and their financial advisors achieve their financial objectives through the highest quality futures trading service and expertise. Our values include:

Integrity: We are dedicated to the highest standards of integrity, financial strength, objectivity and professional ethics.

Excellence: Our purpose is to support our clients and to provide the benefit of our experience and resources at their request.

Patience: Whether a client is a new or seasoned trader, we provide patient support and educational resources to help them achieve their objectives.

Take the next step

At Columbia Futures we believe in the principles of integrity, excellence and patience with all our clients. We work with investors and their advisors to diversify their investment strategies and manage risk. Take the next step by:
Opening an Account or calling: (800) 753-0204 to find out how we can help you manage with the intent of protecting or growing your assets.

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Financial Security

At Columbia Futures, piece of mind comes from knowing your trade execution and clearing is supported by ADM Investor Services, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland, and a leader in the futures brokerage industry for more than 40 years.