MFA is kicking off today in Chicago, and we’re excited about the meetings coming up. You may have seen Walter Gallwas and John Cummings walking around the Fairmont. They’re there meeting with Northfield Trading- the CTA behind the Northfield Trading Diversified Program. You can learn more about this managed futures standout here: http://bit.ly/mEBDcG
We kicked off our morning by meeting with Roland Austerp from Integrated Managed Futures Corp. in our offices. They offer two programs- their global program and their global concentrated program. You can read more about Integrated and the work they do in our 2010 Spotlight on them: http://bit.ly/kFiQ7v
Roland is one of those characters who really loves what he does and is incredibly passionate about managed futures. He’s also the only person we’ve ever met who wears a binary watch. In our meeting, he lamented the poor communication skills that run rampant in the industry, pointing out that if managers can’t explain how they make money, what’s the point? Definitely some food for thought…
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