RCM Alternatives Blog: by Attain Capital

27 Aug 2010

Dating Sites & Managed Futures?

Don’t ask me how I came across this website, but for those who can’t get enough of analyzing the data, take a look at http://blog.okcupid.com/.  This is the blog of an online dating service which logs everything right down to what time of day your profile picture was taken – and then posts trend analysis […]

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27 Aug 2010

Any research projects for us to tackle?

The ‘idea quiver’ is running a little low looking at the possible newsletter topics going out a few weeks.  We’ll be running our annual reader survey in a few weeks and will ask the question – what do you want to see in the Attain weekly newsletter? But in the meantime – what topics would […]

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27 Aug 2010

Nice chart/graph of US Debt

For those who haven’t heard yet, the United States has a LOT of debt – and it is growing.  To see this graphically – check out  “America’s Debt: The Big Wave (Wall St Cheat Sheet)” brought to my attention on Ritholtz’s blog The Big Picture The big question is what will this do to US […]

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31 Aug 2010

The Emerging Manager Conundrum:

Finding up and coming talent (investments) is a tough task in any asset class, and not unique to just emerging managed futures programs. But as we alluded to in our newsletter comparing large and emerging managed futures programs, there is a need to find such up and comers due to larger managers returns tending to […]

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