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Tue, 16 Jun 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Investor perspective: Ernest Jaffarian of Efficient Capital compares CTAs and hedge funds
Futures Lab: Innovative mainstream products: ETFs and mutual funds may open market to futures
Insider Talk: Arne Hassel of Millennium Global says the UCITS mutual fund format fits a macro strategy
Practitioner Viewpoint: Why UCITS III, the European "passport" fund framework, favors managed futures and macro
Regulators & Courts: Contract question, climate futures, fraud
Top Ten: An extraordinary lineup put together by a large investor
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Tue, 02 Jun 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Patrick Welton of Welton Investment Corp. listened to investors talk about managed futures in the early 2000s and in response to their concerns built a diversified program that contains global macro components. Dr. Welton discusses his approach.
Futures Lab: Read about investors’ new priorities in the post-crisis commodity markets. Commodity trading advisors stand to become the preferred way to invest but need better tools for risk control, argue the authors of a report from Celent.
Insider Talk: A line-up of industry people with derivatives experience talk about trends in options and futures markets.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Cranwood Capital’s Ferenc Sanderson questions the conventional pigeonholing of investment strategies.
Regulators & Courts: The futures regulator is likely to expand, as are futures exchanges.
Top Ten: Stock index traders with the highest returns.
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Tue, 19 May 2009
Founding Father Q&A: There are few managers in high-frequency trading and even fewer with a long track record. We are delighted to present insights from Roy Niederhoffer, one of the rare longtime practitioners of this intriguing niche strategy.
Futures Lab: Susan Roberts of R.G. Niederhoffer Capital analyses the distinctive features of shortterm trading compared to long-term trend following. What effect do these have on an investor's portfolio?
Insider Talk: The latest perspective on the two-way street between automation and investment strategy, from Trading Technologies executives.
News Briefs: Renaissance Technologies, Carbon permits and more.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Several views on the outlook for commodity investing, including forecasts from a report from Nouriel Roubini’s RGE.
Index Tracker: Asset flows and various indexes.
Top Ten: CTAs with the smallest drawdowns.
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Tue, 05 May 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Bill Dunn, a managed futures pioneer, discusses the ins and outs of long-term trend following. As a manager with several decades of experience, he brings an almost unique perspective.
Futures Lab: Professor Harry Kat demonstrates that combining managed futures and hedge funds is a match made in heaven!
Insider Talk: How do you assess managers with different investment styles when investing in managed futures? Tony Gannon, a futures veteran and chief executive of Abbey Capital, explains the key points. The firm invests $1.7 billion in managed futures and foreign exchange.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Alan Rohrbach of Rohr International Inc. argues that trend analysis offers advantages for understanding markets in the super correction we’re living through.
News Briefs: What investors say about managed futures allocations; the Dubai Mercantile Exchange; Altegris, and more.
Top Ten: Attain Capital’s three-year ratings.
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Tue, 21 Apr 2009
Founding Father Q&A: How does a quantitative team develop trading models and technologies? Pascal Magnollay, founder of DKR Fusion, part of DKR Capital Inc., lifts the curtain and explains the process of innovating and diversifying strategies.
Futures Lab: Within the managed futures industry there are many approaches and techniques, with different strengths and weaknesses. A study from Man Investments highlights some key differences.
Index Tracker: Comparing the March performance of different hedge fund sectors confirms that managed futures returns correlate negatively with equity markets. We see the downside of this typically desirable attribute.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Jonathan Kleisner, managing director at Rex Capital Partners, argues that CTAs should have the skill set to understand the opportunities new technologies offer for better trade execution.
Insider Talk: Christopher Jones of Diamond Peak Capital, a fund of funds firm, has been investing in CTAs via managed accounts. He shares his experience and insights.
Regulators & Courts: Carbon trading could become a $2 trillion new market if the US enacts a national cap-and-trade system. The CFTC says it is ready to regulate environmental futures and options, as exchanges gear up with new contracts.
Top Ten: Three-year rankings and compounded annual returns for systematic and discretionary programs.
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