But we can’t help but wonder if October’s great numbers are a little bit like the Manning brothers in action yesterday, where Eli Manning was the first QB in NFL history to throw six touchdowns, no interceptions, and still lose the game.
Broadly speaking, Trend Following with Managed Futures shows that strategy and market diversification, the ability to go short, and the freedom to engage in active management all make a difference in generating return.
we’re looking at what types of investments are likely to benefit from the increased bond market volatility and potential price trends which could come from a rising rate environment.
Let’s face it, when you take the time to evaluate possible strategies for your long term portfolio plans (especially Alternative Investments) there are a lot of choices out there, and it’s not always easy to create a so called short list, or even make a choice when you have that said short list. Performance tends […]
“Achieving asset growth to counteract margin pressure is the top strategic priority for 57% of managers surveyed.”
This morning, we came across a piece by Fran Kinniry of Vanguard suggesting that bonds lack investors’ respect when it comes time to talk diversification, complete with the required Rodney Dangerfield/no Respect mention: “Oh when I was a kid, I got no respect. I played hide and seek. They wouldn’t even look for me.” – […]
It’s time for our monthly look at how commodity ETFs do. You can probably guess how they’re doing… but what about compared to the futures contract?
How to Survive Markets the Rest of Your Life
Each year, we’re reminded of the lovely chart of the life of said turkey from Nassim Taleb’s wonderful book, The Black Swan.
On the surface, it seems like a simple choice for Managed Futures managers to convert their private funds into a 40 Act Mutual Fund, especially with the explosion of assets over the last six or seven years. But that choice gets a little more difficult when you look at the current Managed Futures Mutual Fund […]