Are CTA Profits Re-invested? Simple vs. Compounded Returns

A common question that comes up when we deploy a multi-CTA portfolio for a new client is whether or not profits (and losses) made from a CTA investment are automatically re-invested into the initial nominal account size.  While this question has a simple “yes” or “no” response, it can also…

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Researching CTA’s: Conducting your Due Diligence

From its inception, aiSource’s mission was to provide valuable information in the managed futures space. In addition to this educational/research process, we always emphasize to our investors to do their own additional research on the commodity trading advisors they are looking to invest with. The following article will give investors…

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Common Mistakes Managed Futures Investors Make, PART 2

We did a blog post a couple years back regarding common mistakes new managed futures investors make and thought it would be good to follow-up with more missteps we have seen over the years. Managed Futures investments provide many benefits to investors: diversification, non-correlation to traditional investments, and alpha generation.…

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