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Top Ten: Twelve-month winners from Managed Account Research Inc. include several option selling programs.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Twelve-Month Winners

These are the top advisors for the past 12 months, from Managed Account Research Inc. The list is limited to advisors with at least 10 million under management. They've been ranked by compounded annual return for the period June 2009 through May 2010.

Two option selling programs from Financial Commodity Investments, managed by Craig Kendall, were among the top ten-in second and sixth place. For Mr. Kendall's commentary and information about the option selling and credit premium strategies, see Practitioner View in this issue.

Some of these programs are only available to investors who meet the financial requirements for Qualified Eligible Persons as describe in CFTC regulation 4.7.
 

Rank

   Investment

12-Month Compounded Return

1

Ace Inv. Strategists (SIP)

48.45%

 

2

Financial Commodity Inv.

(Option Selling)          

45.32%

3

LJM Partners, Ltd.

(Option Writing)  

28.34%

4

Emil van Essen

(Spread Trading-High Min.)

26.27%

5

Liberty Funds Group

(Diversified Option)

26.16%

6

Financial Commodity Inv.

(Credit Premium)

20.78%

7

Global Ag LLC (Capsule A)

20.37%

8

Valu-Trac Investment Mgmt Ltd (VTS)

19.87%

 

9

Newport Private Capital, LLC

(Optimum Income Program)

18.86%

 

10

HB Capital Mgmt.

(Multi-Strategy-Diversified)

17.50%

 



 
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