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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 […]

01 Feb 2017
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More of the Same

If you were hoping for some different market moves in 2017, better luck next month. It was more of the same in January, with the DJIA finally limping over the 20,000 mark and world stocks posting a +3.51% return (here’s the countries that make up “world stocks.” Meanwhile, Bonds, Real Estate, Hedge Funds, squeaked out […]

25 Jan 2017

Alternative Links: $10.3 Billion Inflow

The game plan that received the most new cash over the 12 months was managed futures, attracting a net $10.3 billion, according to industry researcher eVestment. Got Alpha? Then Don’t Cast Stones – (Bloomberg)   Despite the recent under-performance, the trend following index still managed to return a healthy 13% annualized over the last 10 […]