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Top Ten: Best performing small CTAs for July.

Monday, September 14, 2009

We feature different top managers in every issue.

There is some evidence that trend followers are starting to do better, but on the whole commodity trading advisors are still in the red as far as one can tell from indices. Yet some are doing very well. The CTAs below manage less than $10 million in assets; that may be a factor in their strong returns. They've certainly done better than larger advisors.

This data is from Managed Account Research Inc., which has added new CTAs.

Less Than $10 M. Best Performers in July

Ranked by Compounded Annual Return

Manager and Program                      July Return                           

Global Wealth Analytics                       11.04%
Global Wealth Class B

Kinkopf Capital Mgmt                         8.28%
S&P Managed Acct.

Kingdom Trading LLC                         7.20%
Short Option Program

Wichler Group Inc.                               6.14%
Reversal

White Indian Trading Company Ltd.     6.08%
STAIRS

NewFinance Capital                             5.14%
MMR Systematic Commodities

SMI Management & Research LLC      4.75%
SMI S&P 500 Futures

Level III Trading                                   4.00%
Level III Program

Tzanetatos Capital Mgmt                      3.37%
Global Titan Original

MAD Group Investments                      3.28%
Standard Growth



 
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