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Algorithms made him a Wall Street billionaire. His new research center helps scientists mine data for the common good.

Jim Simons, the Numbers King – (The New Yorker)


“Investors are increasingly looking to venture beyond traditional asset classes to diversify their portfolios and enhance risk-adjusted returns. We are thrilled to bring to market the benefits of a managed futures strategy in an ETF wrapper and believe it will help our clients solve for specific needs and build stronger portfolios.”

JP Morgan launches managed futures ETF on NYSE – (ETF Strategy)


We’ve covered CME’s bitcoin contract specs and how much money is going to be required to trade, and here’s the details on the CBOE contract.

Trading Bitcoin on Futures on the CBOE – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


You see, futures prices aren’t meant to suggest where the market is going in the future. Futures markets don’t predict what prices will be in the future…. they allow traders to lock in a future price today.

Bitcoin Futures Aren’t Predicting Anything – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


Hedge fund managers often argue that taking on separately managed accounts can place an additional operational burden on their teams. As a result, many managers may resist investor requests for managed accounts.

Private platforms – The future of hedge fund investing – (Hedge Week)


He later agreed to settle charges of “Fraud in Connection with the Offer or Sale of Securities,” where the Arizona Corporation Commission stated that he “misled” investors. In October 2017, he was ordered to pay the fine but didn’t have the money at the time to do so.

Jacob Wohl Notches Up Another Award – (ValueWalk)


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