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Commodity trading advisors, puzzled by Fed, head for third year of losses

Posted on 27 September 2013

Long-term trend-following hedge funds are heading for a third straight year of losses unless the commodity and financial markets they trade in settle into a more predictable pattern, which does not seem likely given the Federal Reserve’s mixed signals on the U.S. economic stimulus.
Known generically as “managed futures”, or Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs), many trend followers were whipsawed in the first half by market gyrations over whether the Fed would cut its bond buying this year. More volatility seems likely; last week, the Fed said it needed more time to decide………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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