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
If you’re looking for a case study of what a horrible idea it is to invest based on what billionaires invest in, look no further than Bill Ackman (head of Pershing Square Hedge Fund) and his disastrous Valeant trade. This week, Ackman finally got rid of his remaining Valeant shares, totaling roughly $4 Billion in […]
The study found that only 439 hedge funds employ a female portfolio manager, compared with 9,081 that employ a male investment manager.
As a group, hedge funds now hold a record net long position equivalent to 951 million barrels across the three main Brent and WTI contracts
Those of us who invest or trade futures markets have a little different take on tax season, feeling a little more celebratory.
Forward prices for crude oil are signaling tightening supply for the first time since the market crashed in 2014. Oil Market Signal Turns Bullish for 1st Time Since Crash – (Bloomberg) Investors can look to managed futures funds to help reduce their exposure to risk. It is the transparency and liquidity that make active […]
If you’ve been spent any time on the RCM Alternatives website as of late, you might have noticed things look a little different. We’re talking about a completely fresh look, designed purely with the idea of making it as user friendly as possible for potential investors to find an alternative investment research, stats, and a […]
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….
Ed Thorpe is a legend in the Hedge Fund / Managed Futures / Global Macro space, but it’s not every day he gets the spotlight in today’s Dow 20,000 meme filled clutter that is financial blogging. That changed recently, however, when one of the bloggers for Ritholtz Wealth Management (Michael Batnick) outlined Thorpe’s backstory and […]
FXCM has been banned from operating in the U.S. after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission found the retail currency broker had an undisclosed interest in the market maker that consistently “won” the largest share of FXCM’s trading volume – and thus was taking positions opposite its retail customers. FXCM banned by CFTC after taking positions […]