Common Mistakes Emerging CTAs Make

Over the years we have done blog posts that discuss common mistakes investors make when investing in managed futures.  This time around, we decided we would do a similar blog but instead focus on commodity trading advisors (CTAs), specifically emerging CTAs.  Since our inception, we have dealt with over two…

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Top 10 Commodity Trading Advisors of 2020

2020 followed 2019’s lead and was another good year for many CTA strategies. CTA indices were also up, with Barclay’s CTA index posting a positive return of 5.4% and, and the SocGen CTA Index posting a positive return of 3.1%. Agricultural strategies, which had been out of favor over the…

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2021 Top FCMs

One of our most popular blog posts: a list of the top FCMs (based on customer funds held in segregation) has been updated with end of 2020 numbers. When doing research in selecting a futures commission merchant, or FCM, (i.e. custodian) to house your managed futures portfolio, it can be…

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CTA Spotlight: Larry Abrams of ARCM

aiSource’s relationship with Larry Abrams of Absolute Return Capital Management (ARCM) dates back to early 2019, which was the first time Larry came to our office to meet the four partners.  Since that meeting, Larry has devoted much of his time developing a track record for his Ionic strategy – a strategy…

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