Weekends Reads

It’s officially November, signifying a shift in the weather/seasons and maybe a change in the markets. While we don’t have the complete numbers for Newedge’s CTA Index in October just yet, it appears promising. Look for those numbers here on Monday. As for the rest of the finance world, Q3 earnings came out, SAC is pleading guilty to security fraud, and the CFTC may have to delay investigations due to budget constraints. Here are our weekend reads:

  • CFTC hit by budget constraints – (Financial Times)
  • SEC to take ‘swipe’ at RIAs that have never been examined – (Investment News)
  • Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they’re now worth $886k – (The Guardian)
  • Is the Stock Market Expensive? – (Mebane Faber)
  • Managed Futures Historical Performance – (Traders Place)
  • Hedgeworld’s hot 5 data charts: Managed Futures – September 2013 – (Hedgeworld)
  • FORT: Analyzing managed futures post-2008 – (World Finance)
  • The Retirement Gambler – (PBS)

Just for Fun:

(Side note): Here’s another fantastic example of journalism via Bloomberg: Hallmark’s War on ‘Gay’ Christmas — (Bloomberg)

  • How a 100 foot wave is created – (Telegraph)
  • ETF Contest Winners (and non-Winners) – (Mebane Faber)
  • Christopher Walken ‘Flattered’ to Have Inspired T-Rex Statue – (The Wrap)
  • The Starbucks Global Takeover – (Reformed Broker)
  • The Newest “The Wolf on Wall Street” Trailer – (Youtube)
  • 15 Famous Business Books Boiled Down Into One Sentence – (Business Insider)
  • Africa’s fast growing economy’s not relying on oil or mining – (The Economist)

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The performance data displayed herein is compiled from various sources, including BarclayHedge, and reports directly from the advisors. These performance figures should not be relied on independent of the individual advisor's disclosure document, which has important information regarding the method of calculation used, whether or not the performance includes proprietary results, and other important footnotes on the advisor's track record.

Benchmark index performance is for the constituents of that index only, and does not represent the entire universe of possible investments within that asset class. And further, that there can be limitations and biases to indices such as survivorship, self reporting, and instant history.

Managed futures accounts can subject to substantial charges for management and advisory fees. The numbers within this website include all such fees, but it may be necessary for those accounts that are subject to these charges to make substantial trading profits in the future to avoid depletion or exhaustion of their assets.

Investors interested in investing with a managed futures program (excepting those programs which are offered exclusively to qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7) will be required to receive and sign off on a disclosure document in compliance with certain CFT rules The disclosure documents contains a complete description of the principal risk factors and each fee to be charged to your account by the CTA, as well as the composite performance of accounts under the CTA's management over at least the most recent five years. Investor interested in investing in any of the programs on this website are urged to carefully read these disclosure documents, including, but not limited to the performance information, before investing in any such programs.

Those investors who are qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7 and interested in investing in a program exempt from having to provide a disclosure document and considered by the regulations to be sophisticated enough to understand the risks and be able to interpret the accuracy and completeness of any performance information on their own.

RCM receives a portion of the commodity brokerage commissions you pay in connection with your futures trading and/or a portion of the interest income (if any) earned on an account's assets. The listed manager may also pay RCM a portion of the fees they receive from accounts introduced to them by RCM.

See the full terms of use and risk disclaimer here.

Disclaimer
The performance data displayed herein is compiled from various sources, including BarclayHedge, and reports directly from the advisors. These performance figures should not be relied on independent of the individual advisor's disclosure document, which has important information regarding the method of calculation used, whether or not the performance includes proprietary results, and other important footnotes on the advisor's track record.

Benchmark index performance is for the constituents of that index only, and does not represent the entire universe of possible investments within that asset class. And further, that there can be limitations and biases to indices such as survivorship, self reporting, and instant history.

Managed futures accounts can subject to substantial charges for management and advisory fees. The numbers within this website include all such fees, but it may be necessary for those accounts that are subject to these charges to make substantial trading profits in the future to avoid depletion or exhaustion of their assets.

Investors interested in investing with a managed futures program (excepting those programs which are offered exclusively to qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7) will be required to receive and sign off on a disclosure document in compliance with certain CFT rules The disclosure documents contains a complete description of the principal risk factors and each fee to be charged to your account by the CTA, as well as the composite performance of accounts under the CTA's management over at least the most recent five years. Investor interested in investing in any of the programs on this website are urged to carefully read these disclosure documents, including, but not limited to the performance information, before investing in any such programs.

Those investors who are qualified eligible persons as that term is defined by CFTC regulation 4.7 and interested in investing in a program exempt from having to provide a disclosure document and considered by the regulations to be sophisticated enough to understand the risks and be able to interpret the accuracy and completeness of any performance information on their own.

RCM receives a portion of the commodity brokerage commissions you pay in connection with your futures trading and/or a portion of the interest income (if any) earned on an account's assets. The listed manager may also pay RCM a portion of the fees they receive from accounts introduced to them by RCM.

See the full terms of use and risk disclaimer here.

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