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“Trend following investment strategies seek to invest in positive trending assets and avoid those with negative trends.”

Is trend following market timing? – (NewFound Research)

 

Mr. Meehan’s tendency to hold far more bullish than bearish wagers in areas such as junk bonds also turned against him as markets viewed as risky began to sell off en masse.

Bad Bets Take Down a Pair of Hedge Funds — (Wall Street Journal)

“So he isn’t just some ordinary Joe with a computer and a bunch of back-testing software. He has clearly thought about what makes a good systematic trader and a good systematically-driven portfolio. We can be grateful that he decided to share his insights with us.”

Carver, Systematic Trading – (Seeking Alpha)

 

“Mr. Sanders wants to tax stock trades at 0.5 percent of the value of the transaction, 0.1 percent for bonds and 0.005 percent for derivatives.”

Sanders Tax Plan – (The New York Times)

 

China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract expected to be launched this year.

China eyes oil markets shake-up with new crude futures contract – (Business Times)

 

Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives market of Deutsche Börse Group, will launch a new equity index contract on 28 October 2015. The Mini DAX Futures will be offered in addition to the existing DAX Futures (FDAX). Its key distinguishing feature is the significantly lower contract value, at only a fifth of the DAX Futures.

Eurex launches Mini DAX Futures – (Mondovisione)

 

How much of your portfolio should you devote to alternatives? Chris Geczy, an adjunct professor of finance at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, suggests at least 10% of your assets, which should provide some cushion when the stock market tanks.

Alternative Investments Offer Stability in a Rocky Market —  (Nasdaq)

 

Arrow Investment Advisors, the advisor to Arrow Funds and ArrowShares, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with DUNN Capital Management, LLC

Arrow Funds Provides First-Time Mutual Fund Access to DUNN Capital Management, Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) Pioneer – (Money CNN)

 

There will be more focus on economic numbers this quarter than what we have seen in quarter three. Volatility has come down from highs but risks have been going up.

October Global Macro Themes on One Page – (Lakewood Views)

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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.