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April 2015 Global Macro Recap

May 14, 2015
April 2015 Global Macro Recap

Rolling Rate of Return: Most Important Chart on a CTA Database?

May 06, 2015
What the rolling 12-month rate of return chart is showing you is if an investor would have been profitable with a CTA after investing with them for a period of 12 months (based on their historical track record).

Calculating High Water Mark in Managed Futures Investments

Apr 20, 2015
Calculating High Water Mark value in your Managed Futures investments.

Managed Futures Portfolio Timing: Science or Luck?

Apr 16, 2015
Timing your managed futures, is it a science or pure luck?

March 2015 Global Macro Recap

Apr 13, 2015
Debt owed by Greece

Answers to your Managed Futures Questions

Mar 23, 2015
Managed futures questions that most investors ask.

February 2015 Global Macro Recap

Mar 11, 2015
February 2015 Global Macro Recap. Read a review of the global economy.

aiSource's Performance Benchmark: The Investor

Mar 04, 2015
Whether you're seeking yield, looking to lower risk, looking to increase risk, or targeting any number of other financial objectives, the best measure of your managed futures performance should be you.

Let aiSource Answer Your Managed Futures Questions

Feb 19, 2015
The team members at aiSource answer many different types of questions when speaking with investors on a weekly basis. Since interesting and unique questions always arise, we thought we would open up the forum for all of you to ask us any managed futures related question. We'll pick some of the best submissions and then answer them in our newsletter next month!

What is Context Summit, and Why Does aiSource Attend?

Feb 12, 2015
Context Summit is a conference designed to facilitate meetings between asset allocators and Hedge Funds and Commodity Trading Advisors. The conference spans almost three full days, and allows asset allocators/investors to meet face-to-face with portfolio managers of hundreds of hedge funds and CTAs.

January 2015 Global Macro Recap

Feb 10, 2015
Global macro recap for January 2015. Read about how the economy has reacted to the start of the new year.

What happened to the Swiss Franc last night?

Jan 15, 2015
The Swiss Franc gained 30% overnight on January 15th, 2015 against the Euro, and was up as much as 39% against both the euro and the dollar at one point.

2015 Global Macro Outlook

Jan 14, 2015
Global Macro Recap for 2014/2015

Transitioning from Proprietary Trader to Commodity Trading Advisor

Jan 12, 2015
Transitioning from successful trader to successful CTA can be a difficult undertaking which is often underestimated. aiSource consults many proprietary traders that are in the midst of considering managing client assets. Here are some key items to consider when contemplating the decision of becoming a commodity trading advisor.

2014 Top FCMs

Dec 16, 2014
A list of the top Futures Clearing Merchants in the managed futures industry.
Russian Sovereign Wealth Fund 2015

Analyzing Hedge Fund and CTA Fee Structures

Nov 17, 2014
Analyzing fee structures on your managed futures investments and other hedge funds. Which fee structure is the most in my favor.

Generating Alpha: What does that even mean?

Nov 11, 2014
Learn what is means to generate alpha in a portfolio. Also discover how modern portfolio theory can help understand the benefits of having a diversified basket of investments.


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