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08 Feb 2017

Alternative Links: FXCM Banned

FXCM has been banned from operating in the U.S. after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission found the retail currency broker had an undisclosed interest in the market maker that consistently “won” the largest share of FXCM’s trading volume – and thus was taking positions opposite its retail customers. FXCM banned by CFTC after taking positions […]

03 Feb 2017

Weekend Reads: Under-Allocated to CTAs

I think people are under-allocated to CTAs. It’s a good way of getting the (risk mitigating) medicine to the patient . . . But investors are return chasers and last year was not a good year,” he says. Trend-following funds need to find their footing in 2017 – (FT)   In the decade after Ed thorp launched Princeton Newport […]