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Thu, 15 Oct 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Managed futures as part of a broader investment business: How does it work?
Futures Lab: Asset flows in the past 18 months offer an suggestive picture of investor behavior
Insider Talk: A CTA branches out to manage a public fund
Manager Profile: An array of new products from Man Group
Regulators & Courts: Futures vs. securities regulation: Can harmony be achieved?
Top Ten: Australian managed futures and macro funds
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Tue, 29 Sep 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Ken Steben of Steben & Co. describes a rigorous CTA screening process
Futures Lab: Comparing returns for long holding periods reveals an interesting difference
Insider Talk: Adam Rochlin of MF Global talks about the brokerage’s new investment platform for CTAs and global macro
Practitioner Viewpoint: Executives from Lyxor, Lighthouse Partners and other firms discussed managed accounts at an event. We bring you the highlights
News Briefs: Trend follower gains, CTA at SEC, high frequency trading, new quantitative index and more
Top Ten: A global macro lineup that includes Bridgewater
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Mon, 14 Sep 2009
Founding Father Q&A: Get an inside look at Millburn, a rare example of a futures-based investment management company with a track record that goes back more than three decades
Futures Lab: To build a diversified client base, understand investor characteristics.
Insider Talk: Insight from Abbey Capital regarding global macro strategies and liquidity.
Practitioner Viewpoint: Is there a seasonal pattern in managed futures returns? Here are the evidence and arguments.
News Briefs: Royal Bank of Scotland, Man Group, Barclays Capital, AlphaMetrix, MF Global, and more.
Top Ten: Best performing small CTAs for July.
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Tue, 11 Aug 2009
Founding Father Q&A - Investing in global macro and CTAs in the current environment: pros, cons and where the value is. Nick England from Channel Islands Alternatives offers pointers as to what's attractive for investors right now.
Futures Lab: New priorities in asset allocation and due diligence, from Welton Corp.
Insider Talk Understanding quantitative macro: the managers of Numbers discuss their hybrid system.
Index Tracker: Analysis of managed futures and global macro returns.
Manager Profile Lafayette Trading had a nice gain in H1 2009, while CTAs as whole are in the red. How did Lafayette do it?
Practitioner Viewpoint What’s going on with volatility? Quiet can alternate with wild swings, argues Alan Rohrbach.
Top Ten We have a surprise for you: the best global macro funds from a private bank’s database.
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Wed, 15 Jul 2009
Founding Father: Jon Sundt of Altegris has picked some of the most successful commodity trading advisors early in their careers and allocated around $4 billion over the years. Here he explains how he makes investment decisions
Futures Lab: There are huge differences among commodity trading advisors. What does this mean for investors?
Insider Talk: Daniel Masters, co-founder of Global Advisors and former head of energy trading at JP Morgan, discusses recent developments in commodity markets
Practitioner Viewpoint: Walker Todd, an attorney and economist who worked for many years in the Federal Reserve System, sees danger in agricultural commodities
News Briefs: Asset Flows, New Exchange, Changes at Brokerage and more
Regulators & Courts: Hearing on position limits: Implications for commodity markets
Top Ten: Highest-Return Programs for10 years
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