On average, the farmers will probably see a loss of $4.34 per hog, based on futures prices as of April 2, according to Lee Schulz, an assistant professor who specializes in agricultural economics at Iowa State University.
As interest in managed futures continues to accelerate, ReSolve Asset Management is proud to announce that Dr. Kathryn Kaminski, global authority on managed futures strategies, will deliver the second webinar in our “Asset Allocation: An Institutional Perspective” educational series.
If commodities are back and you’re getting ready to ride the wave, make sure the undercurrent doesn’t suck your portfolio under.
North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back. Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock – (Wall Street Journal) 9.8bn of cash was ploughed into hedge funds last year after […]
What is to come for Managed Futures in 2018? Hot off the keyword-presses, we have published our annual Managed Futures / Global Macro Outlook (download here).
The computer will analyze the patterns in your key strokes and predict your next input. Typically it is correct around 70% of the time—humans have a hard time acting randomly.
Man Group Plc’s AHL Evolution fund, one of the first to enter this niche market, had a return of 18 percent last year. The Systematica Alternative Markets fund run by Leda Braga fared even better, posting gains of 24 percent, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. By contrast, funds that speculated on […]
Artificial intelligence will replace a lot of analytical tasks, leaving doctors with the job of listening and asking the right questions.
The number of outstanding VIX futures has certainly been rising. Open interest just before the monthly expiration averaged almost 611,000 contracts last year, 44 percent more than in 2016 and more than double the average of 240,000 in the decade before.
Traditional stockpickers enjoyed a renaissance in 2017, managing on average to narrowly outperform their benchmarks. That helped slow the outflows from US equity mutual funds from nearly $250bn in 2016 to $153bn last year, according to Goldman Sachs.