Another good meeting just completed – this time with spread trading firm J.E. Moody. Amongst all of the systematic, multi-market directional programs – it is refreshing to see someone finding a different way to skin the cat (sorry cat lovers). Moody is a commodity spread and relative value trader via futures and calendar spreads.
They recently celebrated their five year anniversary after hitting over $150 million in assets under management, and have a dedication to continually honing their craft, with a staff that includes 3 Ph.D.s, lead by Yale professor Dr. John Moody (who has done work for the likes of JP Morgan, Hull Trading and Caxton). Our one beef with them? The high minimum (we’re working on that).
The most unique aspect of their program is that it’s not “black box”- which is what industry folk like to call investing strategies that are kept hidden from the public. The strategy is driven by more traditional indicators (read: supply and demand), and this back to basics approach is refreshing in our eyes. But don’t call it a “discretionary” program. We asked Dr. Moody how he’d describe it, and he smiled.
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