Alternative Links: 15% of Assets to Liquid Alts


That’s why Grant Engelbart, portfolio manager at the $7 billion CLS Investments, says he plans to use more alternative funds next year. While he typically allocates as much as 15% of assets to liquid alts, Engelbart stresses the need to scrutinize these funds, since many are highly correlated to the assets people are looking to diversify away from.

Liquid-Alt Mutual Funds Disappoint – (Barrons)


Here’s our list of the top 250 most popular finance Twitter handles

Are You Tracking 2016’s Most Influential FinTweeters? – (Sentieo)


Here’s our compilation of people and firms currently out there on twitter (in no particular order, despite the numbering)  providing the latest insight, humor, debate, and news on investments – especially the alternative kind:

A Big List of Alternative Investment Folks on Twitter – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


As the current market regime wanes, we believe a case can be made for dynamic strategies that are responsive to changing market conditions, in particular, managed futures strategies that take long/short positions across a diversified basket of commodity and financial market futures.

Investing For the Next Regime – (ValueWalk)


It’s harder to remember an extended period of time we’ve seen both a rising dollar AND falling bond prices (yields rising). Mainly because there haven’t been many recent periods where bond prices were falling (rates rising).

What Happens When the U.S. Dollar and Rates Rise? – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


The Rational Dynamic Momentum Fund, traded under the symbol RDMIX, was converted from Chesapeake Capital Corporation’s flagship managed futures hedge fund, the company said in a statement. Accordingly, the new vehicle offers investors a managed futures strategy with a track record dating back to 1994.

Rational Funds Converts First Hedge Fund to Mutual Fund Format – (FIN Alternatives)


Registered investment advisers (RIAs) as well as pensions, endowments, private wealth groups and other institutional investors in the US can now invest in the Aspect Core Diversified Programme from London-based Aspect Capital through Galaxy Plus.

Aspect Capital partners with Gemini Alt to grow managed futures strategy – (Hedge Week)

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