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Tue, 07 Apr 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Peter Matthews, the developer of Man Group’s original futures trading program, explains why he built a new system and how it differs from other models.
Futures Lab: Mack Frankfurter of Cervino Capital argues that commodity roll yield calculations are based on a fictional transaction.
Insider Talk: “Trader Vic” Victor Sperandeo discusses the ups and downs of long/short futures indexes.
News Briefs: New fund, new data service, wine futures.
Manager Profiles: Comments from CTA fund of funds’ managers.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Michael Covel reviews the lessons of 2008.
Regulators & Courts: FINRA chief talks about regulatory change.
Top Ten: Barclay Hedge’s most recent ranking.
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Tue, 24 Mar 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Mark Rosenberg of SSARIS explains how to invest for times when markets behave irrationally.
Futures Lab:Certain strategies work well in stressed market environments, as demonstrated by the difference between convergent vs. divergent investment philosophies.
Index Track: Energy rally hits short sellers; commentary from Credit Suisse.
Insider Talk: Learn about turnkey managed account investing. Interview with Aleks Kins, chief executive of AlphaMetrix.
News Briefs: Fortress finds investors want managed accounts.
Practitioner Viewpoint: What needs to be done to restore investor confidence? An administrator with 30 years of managed futures experience speaks his mind.
Regulators & Courts: Suicide Reveals Long-Time Scheme.
Manager Profiles: Up-and-coming managers comment on their strategy and the markets.
Top Ten: Here is a ranking is from a managed account platform.
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Ken Tropin, founder and chairman of Graham Capital Management
Futures Lab: Insight on how to make the tails of the distribution work for you in hedge fund investing
Insider Talk: Why Don't CTA Assets Grow? Two veterans offer a contrarian view
Practitioner Viewpoint: Managers offer their perspective on how to turn market volatility into opportunity
Manager Profiles: Up-and-coming managers comment on their strategy and the markets
Regulators & Courts
Top Ten: The most recent ranking from Managed Account Research
News Briefs
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Tim Wong, Chief Executive of Man Group's AHL, talks about how the firm continues to improve its trading approach
Insider Talk: Seasoned hedge fund investor Jon Knudsen, co-chief investment officer of Tapestry, discusses what he looks for in CTAs.
Futures Lab: Learn about ways to control the risks associated with managed futures.
Manager Profiles: Up-and-coming managers comment on their strategy and the markets.
Regulators & Courts: Futures-related fraud cases continue to pile up.
Top Ten List: The most recent ranking from Autumn Gold
News Briefs: Managed Futures Share of Industry Assets
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Tue, 10 Feb 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Martin Lueck, president of Aspect Capital and a founder of AHL
Index Track: You may be surprised at the variation in returns...
Insider Talk:Sol Waksman, founder of Barclay Hedge, tells us what's behind MF performance
Futures Lab: Reliable portfolio diversification
Regulators & Courts: The surge in futures scams
Practitioner Viewpoint: Simple way to avoid the next Madoff
Top Ten Managers: From a new database
News Briefs: CME, Man Group, IAM, and more
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