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Altegris Clearing Solutions launches 2013 CTA challenge

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Altegris Clearing Solutions, has announced the inaugural Altegris CTA Challenge, a competition for professional managed futures managers. The challenge will follow the trades of participating CTAs on a daily risk adjusted basis with the purpose of identifying best in class managers. Lead sponsors for the competition include R.J. O’Brien, the largest independent futures brokerage in the U.S., and Investor Analytics, a leading provider of meaningful and accurate risk reporting analytical services.

The challenge is open to all qualified CTA’s and is seeking entries from both undiscovered talent and established managers. Registration for the Altegris CTA Challenge 2013 opened November and will close on December 10, 2012. The winner will be announced in early 2014 and will be selected based on both quantitative and qualitative scoring including both daily total risk adjusted returns and position based analysis over the course of the challenge.

"The challenge is a really a quest to further identify and promote other CTAs in the industry," explains Maxwell Eagye, Altegris Clearing Solutions, the director of the challenge for Altegris. Interested managers can participate by going to and filling out the form. Managers who participate will then be added to both Altegris' proprietary trading software as well as software being provided by Investor Analytics in order ......................

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