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A fund that focuses on trading energy related commodity, equity futures

Thursday, November 13, 2008
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A SQUARE :: 13Nov08 A fund that focuses on trading energy related commodity, equity futures
Category Commodity, Volatility
Author Sona Blessing
Focuses on equity and energy futures - which are subject to, and tends to benefit from a higher volatility environment (especially unanticipated spikes in volatility, fat tail events)
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