Category: Alternative Investments

10 Dec 2020

Cover to Trend Legend Cover with Michael Covel

It’s hard to get too far into the words Trend Following without running into the name Michael Covel. If you’ve ever looked into the strategy type, his name is there. From speeches to his many books, the aptly named Trend Following Radio and his trend following twitter thread, Michael has been digging into the philosophy […]

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08 Dec 2020

Now that’s A Liquid Futures Contract

The CME Group launched the first of its kind Water Futures contract on Monday joining the likes of other commodities available for trade with one small difference. Water won’t require any physical delivery or storage – unlike oil or corn, purchasers of a water future contract won’t be greeted by a delivery of millions of […]

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02 Dec 2020
Markets, RCM Alternatives, Asset Class

Asset Class Scoreboard: November 2020

A historic November rally showed up across all of the asset classes this month. You’d be hard pressed not to have read a story on the killer month that US & World Stocks saw after vaccine news and the final consensus on a U.S. President – and that is reflected in their performance in the […]

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10 Nov 2020

10 Options Definitions You Need to Know

If you’ve been seeing a lot of tweets and other social media mentioning things like GEX, Vanna, Fixed Strike Vol, and more – but have been left scratching your head a bit to keep all these ‘inside baseball’ terms straight – don’t worry. We’ve equated options trading to an ever-changing three-dimensional chess board with flying […]

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05 Nov 2020

When a VIX Spike Doesn’t Equal Volatility

Did it feel like the VIX was up 45% in October? It sure didn’t look like it when reviewing various “Long Vol” funds across the hedge fund space or watching the VIX futures day in and day out. Not to mention the stock market falling just little more than -2%. Which brings us to the […]

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