A Dozen Trend/CTA Resources you didn’t know you needed…until now!

We’ve been talking about trend following, commodity trading advisors (aka CTAs), and managed futures for more than a decade, leading to comments like this over on Twitter.

But despite Nomadic Samuel’s kind words, it occurred to us the 1000s of blog posts, podcasts, you tube videos, and whitepapers covering all angles of managed futures and its trend following, commodity trading core can be a bit of a bear to navigate. Where do you start? What blog do you read first? Which podcast to you listen to next? What whitepaper ties it all together?

Good questions! And to answer, here’s our list of the most pertinent and topical pieces to aid those looking to learn more about accessing this unique asset class:

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