Category: Your Investments

16 Mar 2017
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Billionaire Investor, Millionaire Mistakes

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 […]

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22 Feb 2017
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Alternative Links: Bullish Oil Market

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 […]

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16 Feb 2017
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RCM Alternatives Wins Best Introducing Broker Fourth Year in a Row

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 […]

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13 Feb 2017
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How Will Trump Affect the Global Macro / Managed Futures World?

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….

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08 Feb 2017
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If Ed Thorpe was a Legend, What’s that Make these guys?

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 […]

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08 Feb 2017
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Alternative Links: FXCM Banned

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 […]

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