Alternative Links: Managed Futures Gaining Traction

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“The survey is based on responses from 101 conference attendees, all of whom described themselves as financial advisers and registered investment advisers. Nearly half, or 47%, currently use managed futures in their client accounts, and 41% intend to increase that allocation next year.”

Managed futures funds gaining traction among advisers – (Investment News)

 

“Commodity futures investing is arguably the most misunderstood asset class in the financial marketplace.”

Commodity Futures Investing: Complex and Unique – (Alpha Architect)

 

Net redemptions of $4bn from CTAs was the biggest monthly outflow since $5.5bn was removed in March 2014.

CTAs see biggest monthly outflow in nearly 3 years – (CTA Intelligence)

 

“The CFTC said in a statement that Goldman Sachs Group attempted on “many occasions” from January 2007 to March 2012 to manipulate the U.S. Dollar International Swaps and Derivatives Association Fix benchmark.”

CFTC orders Goldman Sachs to pay $120 million penalty for rate manipulation – (CNBC)

 

For the last five years, the street has been littered with failed trades trying to correctly pick the exact moment the multiple decade bond rally is going to come to an end.

What can managed futures expect from ‘The Great Rotation’? – (CTA Intelligence)

 

For what seems to be the first time in what we can tell, there are other people out there warning investors of the dangers of Commodity ETFs.

Commodity ETFs are a Bad Long-Term Bet – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)

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