Our main issues are: it doesn’t include Managed Futures and the periodic table/quilt doesn’t show the magnitude of the moves all that well
Our un-scientific graph of how human’s perceive probabilities versus the actual probability of something happening are as follows:
The short history of volatility trading in the CTA space goes something like this: In the beginning, there were simple option selling strategies that sold out of the money calls or puts once a month until something bad happened.
Those of us who invest or trade futures markets have a little different take on tax season, feeling a little more celebratory.
Today, we published our 2017 Managed Futures/Global Macro Outlook, and there’s one rather ‘in the news’ figure we couldn’t help but analyze given his penchant for market moving tweets and what not.
Yes, It seems leaders in the industry are thinking Trump could very well, “Make Discretionary Marco Great Again.” The thought process is Managed Futures and Global Macro styles should expect….
It all started at the trail end of 2014. Crude Oil fell significantly below the $100 level and kept heading lower. About that time, a friend of a friend asked where he should turn to find a few interesting ways to play a “bounce” in Crude Oil. We obliged, writing “How to Play A Bounce in Crude […]
Twenty-sixteen is just about in the books, which means it’s our cue to draw some quick conclusions about the performance of the various commodity futures markets. Now that crude oil looks like it’s bottomed off from it’s multi-year decline, people are starting to get bullish on long-only commodity ETFs – with some even suggesting the […]
It seems that as more time passes, there are more and more financial resources popping up making it harder for you to sift through the important and the not so important. In and effort to make it easier for you to digest the most read articles on our blog, we’re re-posting the top 10 articles […]
While the rest of the world is talking about new all-time highs in the stock market, there’s another rally that deserves attention, the U.S. Dollar Index. Over the past six months, the U.S. Dollar Index is up 10.42% — a substantial move for the world’s reserve currency. (Disclaimer: Past performance is not necessarily indicative of […]
We can’t help but look at Crude Oil recently and think of Marlon Brando saying – “I used to be Somebody.” Although our memories aren’t as good as Google’s. Here’s the actual line: “I could’a had class, I could’a been a contender, I could’a been somebody” In Crude Oil’s case… it’s not a could’a been, […]