Category: Why Alternatives?

05 Feb 2016

Weekend Reads: Questioning Capitalism

Answering Larry’s Call – (Reformed Broker) CarhoMetrics Cracks the Code on Shipping Data – (Institutional Investor) The Secretive Hedge Fund That’s Generating Huge Profits for Yale – (Bloomberg) Macro Strategies Hedge Funds Provide Capital Protection in Volatile Financial Markets – (Preqin) The Difference Between Institutional & Individual Investors – (A Wealth of Common Sense) Why […]

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01 Mar 2016

Managed Futures Continues to Lead in 2016

Managed Futures is the only asset class in February to put up returns greater than 1.00%, and one of three asset classes to post positive returns YTD. For the most part, all but one asset class continued on its January trajectory. It’s no accident that while the long only commodity ETF $GSG is down -7.25% […]

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09 Mar 2016

Alternative Links: Trend Following Works

Trend-following hedge fund strategies lead performance in 2016 – (FT) Trend-Following Fund Plays It Right – (Wall Street Journal) Swedroe: Trend Following Works – (ETF.com) Managed Futures To Smooth Out Market Bumps – (Nasdaq) Managed futures and global macro hedge funds the leaders for the year – (Lakewood Views) Average Daily Volume of 18.7 million […]

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