Managed Futures News

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.

CME Cuts Livestock Trading Hours: What this means for your CTA Investments

Oct 21, 2014
How new trading hours will affect trading in Livestock CTAs.

Are CTAs One Another's Competitors?

Oct 08, 2014
Why do CTAs consider one another competition? How can a CTA differentiate itself on a CTA database?

Are Larger Managed Futures CTAs Better Performers?

Sep 26, 2014
A look into the larger CTA's performance and how it compares to smaller emerging CTA managers.

August 2014 Global Macro Recap

Sep 16, 2014
Recap of the global economy for the month of August 2014

What's the minimum investment for Managed Futures?

Sep 09, 2014
What is the minimum investment necessary to start a managed futures portfolio

Is Equity Market Volatility Back?

Aug 14, 2014
Stock market volatility has historically been much higher than current levels. Is it finally starting to rise higher?

July 2014 Global Macro Recap

Aug 13, 2014
Recap of the global economy for the month of July 2014

How Bernanke and Yellen taught me to become a better poker player

Aug 12, 2014
Navigating the financial markets during the Federal Reserve Bank's QE policy.

What is the Sortino Ratio?

Jul 25, 2014
The Sortino Ratio explained and how it differs from the Sharpe Ratio. Not only does this article cover the differences between the Sharpe and the Sortino ratio's, but it also shows alternate ways in calculating the Sortino ratio.

"Sticky Money" in Managed Futures: Individuals vs Institutions

Jul 22, 2014
Are individuals or institutions more likely to offer "sticky money" to managed futures CTAs?

June 2014 Global Macro Recap

Jul 10, 2014
Recap of the global economy in June 2014

Who Were the Turtle Traders?

Jun 18, 2014
Richard Dennis and Bill Eckhardt, embarked on an experiment to find the answer to whether great traders are born or made. The Turtle Traders were the result of this experiment.

May 2014 Global Macro Recap

Jun 10, 2014
Recap of the global economy in May 2014

Is Now the Time to Diversify Your Equity Portfolio?

Jun 05, 2014
Now might be the time to diversify your portfolio given the long bull market in equities.

What are Managed Futures and CTAs?

May 29, 2014
A simple explanation of managed futures and commodity trading advisors

April 2014 Global Macro Recap

May 12, 2014
Recap of the global economy in April 2014

Investing in Managed Futures through an IRA

May 05, 2014
Investing in Managed Futures through an IRA


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