We work hard around here…. real hard. Now, it’s not without a little fun now and again, but day in and day out we’re getting to work doing research, building technology, and forging relationships with our clients and the alternative investment managers they invest in. We don’t do it for awards or recognition… who even knew […]
Download our Managed Futures/Global Macro 2018 Strategy Review Today! An over-extended counter attack. Weakness on your flank. The opportunity to push through the center and secure the higher ground. A general has to observe the entire field of battle when designing what strategy will not only win the current battle, but also serve them best […]
It’s good to be the US Stock market. You know, with those two trillion dollar companies and all, its as if it can do no wrong, slowly pacing ahead month after month (its 5th straight month of gains and new all time highs in August). We talked a bit about how hedge funds don’t really […]
Some markets like stocks and currencies are treating the tariffs as rather binary events to be immediately bought or sold en masse, other markets like soybeans and metals seem to be letting it create a new market environment with different long-term price levels.
Ironically, the popularity of these products significantly increased the probability of their own demise. These products, and others like them, provided a simple vehicle for betting against volatility.
Here is our completely unofficial listing of several volatility trading firms, via both VIX and index options, and how they have fared thus far in February – with the very big disclaimer that these aren’t official numbers from the managers
What makes Amazon’s grocery stores different from any other store? No standing in line at check out. But in true follower of the American god fashion, Amazon lovers are willing to stand in line for a store that doesn’t have lines….
Checking your Coinbase app and seeing your brilliance rewarded hour after hour. Imagine if every time you looked in your real wallet, there were more dollars in there. How long would it take you to look again, and again, and again?
To see how these managers, as well as the other types – everyone from energy traders to short term players, downloaded our Managed Futures / Global Macro 2017 Strategy Review!
Leave it to macro and managed futures to underperform right when everyone was looking at them in 2009, and crush it when everyone’s given up on them in 2018.