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Top Ten: Agricultural and other non-financial CTAs.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Agricultural Programs

These are the best-performing non-financial traders for the past three years in the Managed Account Research Inc. database. They've been ranked by compounded annualized return from July 2007 through June 2010.

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.
 

Investment

Three-Year Annualized

Last 12 Months

 

 

 

Livestock CTA

(Livestock Program)

47.57%

-5.07%

 

 

Emil van Essen

(Spread Trading-High Min.)  

 

37.55%

 

20.29%

 

NDX Capital Mgmt. LLC

(Shadrach)      

 

19.95%

 

-10.85%

 

 

Strategic Ag Trading

(Grains)

 

12.24%

 

-13.49%

 

Brock Capital Mgmt

(Heartland Agricultural)

 

11.23%

 

-7.52%

 

Global Advisors Ltd

(Global CS)

 

7.56%

 

-6.66%

 

 

Kottke Associates LLC

(Swinford)                  

 

7.13%

 

3.12%

 

 

NDX Capital Mgmt. LLC

(Abednego)                 

 

6.67%

 

-6.53%

 

 

Bayesian Efficient Strategic Trading

(Macro Energy)           

 

6.62%

 

-0.75%

 

Four Seasons Commodities

(Lone Star Program)    

 

5.33%

 

0.86%

 



 
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