Category: Macro Commentary

19 Feb 2019

Thank You: RCM Wins Best IB Award for 6th Consecutive Year

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 […]

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23 Jan 2019

Managed Futures/Global Macro 2018 Strategy Review

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 […]

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06 Sep 2018
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Asset Class Scoreboard: August

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 […]

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12 Jul 2018
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Are Tariffs a Black Swan?

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.

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16 Feb 2018

Why did XIV Implode?

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.

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25 Jan 2018

American (Automated) Gods

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….

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22 Jan 2018
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Why Crypto is so Popular

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?

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