Category: Why Alternatives?

06 Jan 2021
Markets, RCM Alternatives, Asset Class

Asset Class Scoreboard: December 2020

via GIPHY   Whew – we made it through 2020. From the Red Wedding in March to somewhat unbelievable rallies across stock indices in the second half of the year, there was something for across 2020.   Commodities notably ended the year pretty deep in the red,  even with the major upswings in quarters 2, […]

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31 Dec 2020

Butler and Buck Back to Bookend 2020

We’ve already covered the first three months of 2020 with Part I of our 2020 review. We’re now heading into Part II with Jason Buck, CIO at Mutiny Fund and Adam Butler, CIO at ReSolve Asset Management discussing how the fall out of the first three months of 2020 dictated the ending 3/4 of the […]

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30 Dec 2020

10 Most Popular Episodes of The Derivative

There’s something like 1.5 million podcasts available out in the universe – so we were slightly aware of the undertaking of starting our podcast in 2020. But per usual, black swan events (aka coronavirus) kickflipped our in-person interviews to video calls and zoom meetings. Alas, we prevailed, and created a product we’re pretty darn proud […]

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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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