Ignoring the 1% selloff, and focusing on the 45% spike in the VIX; the numbers can be deceiving. The VIX, after all, moved up just 5 points.
For those that are looking for the top performers of the month, ignoring risk metrics, RCM’s due diligence, and exclusively sort by returns only, these are the Top 10 programs in April.
We’re not sure if author Michael Covel has a tattoo across his back of a trend in a market like Sugar, but suffice to say the man loves him some trend following. We follow him on twitter @Covel and listen to his wonderful podcast from time to time – so when we saw the news that he had released a […]
According to findings from recent research conducted by InvestmentNews, 83% of clients have expressed some level of interest in alternative investments.
Amid an improbable level of calm in markets, it’s worth remembering what Victor Haghani, a partner at Long-Term Capital Management, said in early 1999 about the fund’s implosion, especially given that quiet markets are compelling trading strategies that capitalize on low levels of volatility.
This chart shows how weekly incomes for workers 25 and older vary by education level, gender, and race/ethnicity.
Chicago’s high-speed trading industry is so secretive, it’s easy to overlook the worldwide magnet the city has become for the business.
Momentum strategies like trend following and managed futures need at least something happening, seeing their best performance with multiple crisis underway and worst when there are none.
Three tankers holding about 1.35 million barrels of gasoline and alkylate, an octane-boosting component blended with motor fuels, are drifting with no instructions for delivery.
The gap between perception and reality is often a mile wide.