Category: Why Alternatives?

25 Jan 2016

The 10 Best Managed Futures Programs of 2015

Managed Futures as an asset class was able to finish just above the black in 2015 (according to our 2014 asset class scoreboard) which is great to use as a reference to compare against other investment strategies, but it’s not so great if someone was using that information to decide whether to invest in Managed […]

04 Feb 2016

Attain Funds January Performance

Most of the Attain Funds came out of the gate strong in 2016, with the Attain Short Term Fund making major leaps forward, up +12.27% in January {Disclaimer: Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results}.  Most of the gains could be seen from volatility in the energy markets, as well as a trending U.S. […]

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 […]