Please find below the June performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance...

INVESTING IN COMMODITIES             Commodities have become a more popular investment since the start of the 2000s, but the truth is, most people don’t know that much about them.  Today, we’ll look more deeply into what they are, their benefits for investors, and whether or......

  June 2019 Trend Following:   -2.66%  /  Quarter: +2.52%  /  YTD: -3.88% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following for the last quarter. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for last quarter:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the May performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Please find below the April performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance...

Recently the CME brought to market the new Micro E-Mini Futures. The addition of these products make trend following trading with mini and micro contracts a great option for the small account trader. Trend Following strategies offer diversification and outsized returns for the disciplined trader.......

Please find below the February performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance...

Types of Commodity Futures Trading Strategies    If you’re venturing into Commodity Futures Trading, it’s a good idea to have a plan to determine how you’ll enter and exit the markets, and what type of trades you’ll take.  While it’s a zero-sum game, you’ll need a......

March 2019 Trend Following: UP  +1.49%  /  YTD: -6.21% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for March: The chart for the first quarter: And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the February performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance...

The Diversity5 Futures Trading Strategy is a short term price pattern based system designed to trade the Emini S&P, Gold, Crude Oil, 30 Year Bond, and US Dollar Index futures.  The system will trade each market about 2 times a month with an average hold......

Trend following strategies have been popularized over the years through various success stories, long term track records of decent performance, and the ability to capture explosive moves without being an expert in every market. In the 90’s trend following systems were sold as packaged products......

Please find below the January performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Please find below the December performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  December 2018 Trend Following: UP  +1.41%  /  YTD: -10.59% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for December:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the November performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

November 2018 Trend Following: UP  +1.53%  /  YTD: -12.17%   Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for November:   And the 12-month chart:...

Why its an important assest class Today’s ultra-low interest rate environment makes investment returns outside of the stock market slimmer than historical standards. While interest rates in the U.S. are creeping back up, don’t expect annual returns on any interest-bearing securities to rise above 5%......

Please find below the October performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

We have partnered with the following CTA’s to offer managed futures accounts that offer diversification and opportunity in systematic trend following, volatility, and market neutral strategies. Southwest Managed Buckingham Weekly Soaring Pelican Diamond Capital In the table below you will find performance data with links......

  October 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -6.13%  /  YTD: -14.45% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for October:   And the 12-month chart:...

Wednesday, October 31–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed to mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. There is still strong near- term technical evidence the U.S. stock indexes......

Tuesday, October 30–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed to mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins, on an upside correction following Monday’s sell off that pushed the indexes......

Monday, October 29–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed to mostly firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. European stock indexes were mostly up, following news that the S&P Global......

Friday, October 26–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward sharply lower openings and at five-month lows when the New York day session begins. It’s likely going to be another volatile day during......

Thursday, October 25–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed to lower overnight, following the strong losses in U.S. stock indexes Wednesday that put those indexes into negative territory for this year. Asian stock markets were mostly lower overnight. China’s and......

Please find below the September performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Wednesday, October 24–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed to firmer overnight, rebounding from solid losses Tuesday, as risk aversion is a bit less today than it was on Tuesday. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward lower openings when the......

Tuesday, October 23–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight as risk aversion has returned to the marketplace amid geopolitical tensions. China’s stock indexes were sharply down after good gains posted Monday. South Korea’s and Japan’s stock markets were......

Monday, October 22–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly firmer overnight. Asian shares gained overnight, led by China’s stock market rallying more than 4% as Chinese economic officials said they are prepared to stimulate the economy, including cutting personal taxes.......

Friday, October 19–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly firmer overnight. China’s stock market rallied after the Chinese government pledged to keep its economy on track and expressed confidence in future growth. This comes after the Chinese stock market dropped......

Thursday, October 18–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight, with European stock indexes mostly firmer and Asian indexes mostly lower. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. Traders and investors are......

Wednesday, October 17–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins, on corrective pullbacks from Tuesday’s strong gains that began to repair the recent serious chart......

Tuesday, October 16–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight, with European stocks mostly up and Asian stocks mostly down. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. European shares were lifted today......

Monday, October 15–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session begins. There is still risk aversion in the marketplace after last week’s high volatility in......

Friday, October 12–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly firmer overnight on corrective bounces from this week’s strong selling pressure. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward solidly higher openings when the New York day session begins. However, keep your seatbelts......

Thursday, October 11–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were hammered lower overnight, following the U.S. stock-market pounding that took place Wednesday. China’s stock market dropped over 5% and hit a four-year low overnight. U.S. stock indexes are poised for sharply lower......

Wednesday, October 10–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are poised for weaker openings when the New York day session begins. The markets appeared to take in stride another admonishment to the Federal Reserve from......

Tuesday, October 9–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are poised for weaker openings when the New York day session begins. There is still some risk aversion in the world marketplace Tuesday. And there are now......

Monday, October 8–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight, with steep losses seen in the Chinese stock market after it was closed last week for a public holiday. Chinese monetary officials during the weekend loosened monetary policy a......

  September 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.41%  /  YTD: -8.85% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for September:   And the 12-month chart:...

Friday, October 5–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight, still pressured by rising world government bond yields. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. Chinese markets have been closed......

Thursday, October 4–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight, pressured by rising world government bond yields and continued strong-greenback pressure on the secondary currency markets. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day......

Wednesday, October 3–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. Chinese markets are closed until Friday for a public holiday. Worldwide attention, especially in......

Tuesday, October 2–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly weaker overnight on some risk aversion that has crept back into the marketplace. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session begins, on some profit......

Monday, October 1–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward solidly higher openings when the New York day session begins. Reports of a U.S.- Canada trade deal over the weekend have boosted......

Thursday, September 27–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. Traders are still digesting this week’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting that saw......

Wednesday, September 26–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to mostly firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. Traders and investors are awaiting the conclusion of the two-day FOMC......

Tuesday, September 25–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to mostly firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. There are lingering worries U.S. and China’s trade war will escalate to......

Monday, September 24–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. There is a bit more risk aversion in the world marketplace to start the......

Friday, September 21–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. The S&P 500 and Dow stock indexes are at record highs. There is......

Please find below the August performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Thursday, September 20–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. It’s been a quieter week on the fundamental news front, with the......

Wednesday, September 19–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. There continues to be little to sometimes only modest risk aversion in......

Tuesday, September 18–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. Stock market bulls point out that we are now more than half way......

Monday, September 17–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. Traders and investors are in a risk-off mode to start the trading week,......

Friday, September 14–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock indexes are not far below their recent record highs. The marketplace continues......

Thursday, September 13–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly firmer openings when the New York day session begins. The marketplace sees trader and investor attitudes remaining generally upbeat. Traders......

Wednesday, September 12–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight, with European stocks mostly up and Asian equities mostly down. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly firmer openings when the New York day session begins. There is little risk......

Tuesday, September 11–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed but mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session begins. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell into bear market territory this week,......

  August 2018 Trend Following: UP  +0.11%  /  YTD: -7.74% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for August:   And the 12-month chart:...

Monday, September 10–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to mostly higher overnight. European and U.S. stock indexes were higher, while Asian stock markets were mostly lower. Risk appetite among traders and investors is on the upswing to start the......

Friday, September 7–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed but mostly weaker overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins. Traders and investors are awaiting what is arguably the most......

Thursday, September 6–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight, with European shares mostly firmer and Asian stocks mostly down. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. Trade disputes remain......

Wednesday, September 5–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session begins. Global trade worries and the potential drag on the major economies of the......

Tuesday, September 4–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward mixed to firmer openings when the New York day session begins. Global stock markets were mostly weaker on Monday, on world trade......

Friday, August 31–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to lower overnight, on renewed trade tensions among the U.S. and other major world economies. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward weaker openings, on some more mild profit taking after......

Thursday, August 30–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings, on mild profit taking after hitting record highs on Wednesday. A feature in the marketplace today is weakness in secondary......

Wednesday, August 29–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to lower overnight. European bourses were down as the Euro currency is under some pressure today, following recent gains. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings and hit new......

Tuesday, August 28–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were again mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings and at new record highs when the New York day session begins. The world marketplace is still buzzing about the......

Monday, August 27–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. Asian markets were supported by moves by China’s central bank to stabilize its currency,......

Friday, August 24–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS U.S. and world stock markets were mixed but mostly firmer overnight. Low- to mid-level trade talks between the U.S. and China have ended with reportedly no significant results. Each country on Thursday levied new tariffs on......

Please find below the July performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Wednesday, August 22–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS U.S. and world stock markets were mixed to mostly weaker overnight. President Donald Trump is in some hot water, legally, as two of his close associates are likely going to jail. This has added a bit......

Tuesday, August 21–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS The feature in the marketplace today is a weaker U.S. dollar in the wake of remarks from President Trump to Reuters criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates. Trump reportedly said Fed Chairman Jay Powell......

Monday, August 20–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. The foreign exchange market has stabilized following recent turmoil that was mainly the fault......

Friday, August 17–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. The world currency markets have calmed down a bit the past couple days, as the......

Thursday, August 16–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight, with European shares mostly up and Asian shares mostly down. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. There is less risk aversion......

Wednesday, August 15–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. U.S.-Turkey relations have further deteriorated as Turkey has slapped economic sanctions on the U.S.......

Tuesday, August 14–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly higher overnight, on corrective rebounds from Monday’s selling pressure. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. The currency markets have stabilized a......

Monday, August 13–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS It’s a risk-off day in the world marketplace to start the trading week Monday, as global stock markets were lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session......

Thursday, August 9–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. The Russian ruble hit a two-year low against the U.S. dollar overnight as the U.S.......

Wednesday, August 8–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight, on fresh jitters as the U.S. prepares to slap more trade sanctions on China—now totaling $50 billion. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward mixed openings when the New York......

Tuesday, August 7–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins. The U.S. today brought back harsh economic sanctions on Iran that were lifted by......

  July 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.98%  /  YTD: -7.85% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for July:   And the 12-month chart:...

Monday, August 6–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS Global stock markets were mostly lower overnight, led by losses in Asia, on fears of a protracted trade war between the world’s two largest economies: the U.S. and China. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly......

Thursday, August 2–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. Traders and investors worldwide remain generally upbeat and risk-averse. Traders are awaiting this......

Thursday, August 2–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight, on renewed worries about the U.S. imposing higher tariffs on Chinese imports. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward lower openings when the New York day session begins. The White......

Wednesday, August 1–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight, on renewed worries about the U.S. imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports. Reports said some of President Trump’s advisors are advising him to sharply ramp up tariffs on China.......

Tuesday, July 31–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. It will be a busy day for U.S. economic data. In focus this week......

Please find below the June performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Monday, July 30–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. It’s been quieter summertime trading in the Northern Hemisphere markets recently. In focus......

Friday, July 27–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight, following the U.S. and European Union initial agreement to stop slapping trade tariffs on each other. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York......

Thursday, July 26–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to weaker overnight, as Asian bourses were mostly lower and European equities mostly higher. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward mixed openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock......

Wednesday, July 24–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to weaker overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. President Trump is meeting with the European Union Commission leader Juncker......

Tuesday, July 23–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. In overnight news, the Euro zone Markit purchasing managers’ index composite (PMI) was reported......

Monday, July 23–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins. The world stock markets showed a mildly bearish reaction to President......

Friday, July 20–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight, with European shares mostly down and Asian shares mostly up. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. The Chinese yuan currency......

Please find below the June performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Thursday, July 19–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins, on some mild profit taking after scoring multi-month or contracts highs this week. The......

Wednesday, July 18–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward narrowly mixed openings when the New York day session begins. Global trader and investor attitudes remain upbeat, which is supportive for equities. Federal......

Tuesday, July 17–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins. In quieter summertime trading, U.S. stock indexes are near multi-month highs, to underscore the......

Monday, July 16–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. There is still little risk aversion among global traders and investors, despite a trade......

Friday, July 13–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock indexes hit multi- month highs overnight. There is little risk aversion......

Thursday, July 12–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. President Trump is in Europe meeting with European leaders, with a meeting with Russian......

Wednesday, July 11–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were lower overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward solidly lower openings when the New York day session begins. The U.S. has targeted China with 10% tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese......

Tuesday, July 10–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly higher openings when the New York day session begins. There continues to be little risk aversion in the marketplace at present, despite a......

Monday, July 9–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. There were no major markets-moving news developments over the weekend. Key U.S. economic data......

  June 2018 Trend Following: UP  +0.48%  /  YTD: -6.01% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for June:   And the 12-month chart:...

Friday, July 6–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mostly higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins. The important U.S. employment report from the Labor Department is out Friday morning,......

Thursday, July 5–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. The U.S. and China remain headed for the Friday showdown on putting into effect their......

Tuesday, July 3–Jim Wyckoff’s Morning Markets Report OVERNIGHT DEVELOPMENTS World stock markets were mixed to higher overnight. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward higher openings when the New York day session begins. European stock markets were assuaged today on news that German Chancellor Merkel has......

Please find below the May performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Our entire operations set-up is dedicated to best serve our clients and maximize their trading experience. From our wide range of markets, extensive choice of trading platforms, to our excellent customer service and reliable operations, most trading professionals will find Wisdom Trading to be perfectly......

  May 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.65%  /  YTD: -6.45% Please find this month’s report of the Wisdom State of Trend Following. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for May:   And the 12-month chart:...

Raw Commodity Sector in Early Stages Of Longer-Term Cyclical Upturn I’ve covered commodity markets as a journalist and analyst, on a full-time basis, for 33 years. I’ve seen a few cyclical ups and downs in the raw commodity sector during that time. I’m excited to......

  April 2018 Trend Following: UP  +1.28%  /  YTD: -5.03% Please find below this month’s Wisdom State of Trend Following report.Performance is hypothetical – Chart for April:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the March performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  March 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -0.66%  /  YTD: -6.44% Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for March:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the February performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  February 2018 Trend Following: DOWN  -12.30%  /  YTD: -6.21% Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.Performance is hypothetical. Chart for February:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the performance numbers from the start of the year for the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  January 2018 Trend Following: UP  +6.94%  /  YTD: +6.94% Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month, opening the year with a strong performance in January. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for January:   And the 12-month chart:...

Podcast Link: https://michaelmelissinos.podbean.com/e/an-update-on-precious-metals/ Precious metals have been beaten down since their 2011 peaks. Remember when Gold and Silver shot up to $1,900/oz and $50/oz? 2011 was the final thrust in a multi-year bull market for precious metals, but over the past five years, Gold has......

As we begin a new year and reflect on 2017’s performance I can’t help but wonder if this will be the year for commodity trend followers.  I know I probably sound like a broken record preaching the trend following strategy and encouraging investors to stay......

Please find below the December and 2017 performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance...

  December 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.04%  /  YTD: -16.30% The Wisdom State of Trend Following index closed the year with a fairly neutral month. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for December:   And the 12-month......

Please find below the November performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  November 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -0.61%  /  YTD: -15.45% Please find below the latest edition of the Wisdom State of Trend Following as of last month. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for November:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the October performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

In a move set to make bitcoin trading more accessible, CME has announced the launch of a futures contract for the crypto currency. This will effectively make bitcoin trading available to traders in a much more streamlined way, without having to set up bitcoin wallets......

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  October 2017 Trend Following: UP  +7.12%  /  YTD: -15.39% Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month, which saw our trend following index post a strong positive performance. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for October:   And the 12-month chart:...

Please find below the September performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  September 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -5.31%  /  YTD: -21.01% The Wisdom State of Trend Following index had a rough September, unfortunately following the trend of the last 18 months and going through the -20% mark for the year so far. With only 3 months to go, 2017......

A second consecutive positive month for the managed futures funds that we follow as part of this report. Making it a positive turn-around Summer taking the YTD performance back in the black, or green, whatever your preference. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  August 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.61%  /  YTD: -16.60% August was only slightly negative thanks to a late recovery from the mid-month level, where the index was down by over 5%. The YTD performance is still strongly in the red. Below is the full State of Trend......

Managed futures had a fairly positive month in July, with the large majority of the funds we track returning positive returns, but still leaving the YTD composite index in the red. Managed Futures Performance  ...

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  July 2017 Trend Following: UP  +1.59%  /  YTD: -15.56% The second half of 2017 starts with a modest gain for our trend following index, while the YTD performance is still well in the red. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month.......

Managed futures performance was down for the composite index of the funds we follow. Most of them reported negative performance, taking the index into negative territory for the year as well. Same situation for all of the industry indices we follow, which are all negative......

  June 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -3.44%  /  YTD: -16.88% The whole first half of 2017 was negative, with the June result following the same trend. The YTD figure is now well in the red and it would take a good reversal of that equity curve to erase......

The month of May was mixed, with our fund selection returning an overall positive performance, with a fairly balanced distribution of positive vs. negative results at individual level, while the overall industry indices were slightly in the red overall. Similar discrepancy on the YTD figures.......

  May 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.59%  /  YTD: -13.91% Despite a pick up in the second half of the month, the index closed last month in the red, continuing the downward trend for the year. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last......

A fairly uneventful month performance-wise for the Managed Futures funds we follow in this report. Nearly flat both for April and for the Year To Date. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  April 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.35%  /  YTD: -11.65% April was another down month for the Wisdom State of Trend Following, with the index already in double-digit territory, on the negative side, for the year. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last......

Negative month for Managed Futures in March, but the performance is still slightly positive for the year despite there being only one positive month so far in 2017. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  March 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -6.56%  /  YTD: -10.95% More of the same for the State of Trend Following in March. The index continues its downward progress and established a new Max Drawdown figure last month. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of......

After a mediocre start of the year on the negative side, the managed futures sector posted a good February that took the Year-To-Date performance into positive territory. All but one of the funds we track in this report posted positive monthly numbers. Managed Futures Performance......

  February 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.96%  /  YTD: -4.73% February was a continuation of the negative start of the year for trend following, with our Wisdom index returning a negative performance. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month. Performance is hypothetical.......

Managed Futures started the year mostly on the negative side, with only a few of the funds we follow in this list returning positive performance. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  January 2017 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.84% If December bucked the trend of the last 6 months, January was a continuation of the downward direction seen in the second half of 2016. The index starts 2017 with a negative performance, in the context of global uncertainty,......

December saw an uptick in performance (+1.10%), but with trend following down in 2016, managed futures ended the year — unsurprisingly, given their correlation to the strategy — in negative territory. The main industry indices ended 2016 in the red (-3.54% on average), and so......

Last year was not a good year for trend following, with many commenting that the performance for the strategy has been declining over the last few years. We decided to look at the performance of the Wisdom State of Trend Following index on a long......

  December 2016 Trend Following: UP  +1.38%  /  2016: -18.15% December closed 2016 on a slight positive note, avoiding six straight months of negative returns for our State of Trend Following index. An inflection point was felt in the markets towards the close of the year, but this......

This month’s managed futures report is overall negative with only a handful of funds we track showing positive performance for November, with the YTD performance being slightly negative too. Managed Futures Performance  ...

A couple of months ago, we published a study on the performance of trend following after drawdowns, as the State of Trend Following index was hitting high levels of drawdown (about 2/3 of the historical maximum). We showed that in 80% of cases, the post-drawdown......

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  November 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.55%  /  YTD: -19.32% Every month of this second half of the year seems to have a recurring theme and/or unilateral direction, rendering the YTD performance quite clearly negative. November was no different and produced a variation on the same theme, as......

A lot of red in this monthly edition of the Managed Futures Round-up. All the managers we track as part of the report posted negative performance and the list is collectively just in the red for the year too. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  October 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -5.79%  /  YTD: -17.21% Election year is shaping up to be a bad year for trend following. October saw the State of Trend Following index post another successive down month. The current drawdown is still within the limits of the max value......

September was a mixed month with a slight negative average for the CTAs we follow in the report, in line with the overall industry trend. The Year-to-Date remains positive for our list, substantially more than the industry indices. Please find below the results. Managed Futures......

  September 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -5.13%  /  YTD: -12.37% A second successive strong down month for the State of Trend Following index, bringing the Year-To-Date performance further in the red as we enter the last quarter of the year. The current drawdown is getting closer to the......

All indices and funds, except one, had negative performance last month, with a relatively poor average return. The performance for the year is still in positive territory. Managed Futures Performance  ...

Historical Performance of Trend Following Post-Drawdown August marked a local low for our Trend Following index, reaching about two thirds of the max historical drawdown. We were commenting on the fact that, historically, drawdowns have typically proved a good time to invest or start trading......

  August 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -7.32%  /  YTD: -7.95% August was mostly one-sided, sliding down to a strong negative performance, and taking with it the Year-To-Date performance to a similar level. Interesting to note the shorter timeframes weighing on the index while the longer timeframes are still......

A moderate up-month in July for the collective list of managed futures we track on this website, helping the Year-to-Date performance stay in the black. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  July 2016 Trend Following: UP  -1.34%  /  YTD: -0.92% Not much volatility for the index in the month of July. It started around +1% and finished around -1% with little amplitude in the middle. The YTD just turned slightly negative. Below is the full State of Trend......

Strong month for managed futures in June, with all the funds we track in this report managing a positive performance, with an overall strong average return for the month, that keeps the YTD return positive. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  June 2016 Trend Following: UP  +2.22%  /  YTD: +0.47% Brexit might have been globally thought of as bad news for the markets, but it was good for trend following. It marked a quick up movement in last month’s performance, quickly reversing the negative performance of the month......

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May was down for the managed futures in general and for the list of managers that we track. The YTD performance is mostly red for the main indices and only slightly positive for the average of the funds reported here. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  May 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -7.37%  /  YTD: -1.71% This time, the negative performance for the index last month takes the Year-To-Date performance in the red, for the first time in 2016. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month. Performance is......

A consecutive negative month in April, with a big chunk of the managers we follow being in the red. The index is still up Year-To-Date, thanks to a better start of the year. Managed Futures Performance  ...

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  April 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -1.13%  /  YTD: +5.66% Another down month for the index, with a slight loss. Two mild down months after two strong up months keep the index in positive territory for 2016. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of......

A fairly unanimous “red month” for the funds and managers we follow in this monthly report. The aggregate YTD performance is still positive. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  March 2016 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.84%  /  YTD: +6.86% The index gave back some of its gains from the beginning of the year, last month. The performance is still positive Year-To-Date and over the last 12 months. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as......

Some strong performance for Managed Futures last month, to consolidate the strong start of the year. Please find below the detailed performance of the top CTAs that we follow in this index. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  February 2016 Trend Following: UP  +4.24%  /  YTD: +9.99% Another strong month for the trend following index, with a similar pattern to last month: a near-double-digit spike mid-month to finish close to +5% for the month. The YTD performance is already just 0.01% shy from the double-digit......

Managed Futures started 2016 with a good overall performance. All the managers we track in this report produced strong positive returns. Please find below the detailed performance of the top CTAs that we follow in this index. Managed Futures Performance  ...

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  January 2016 Trend Following: UP  +5.44%  /  YTD: +5.44% Similarly to last year, trend following starts the year on strong footing. January returned over 5% for our trend following index after flirting with the double-digit territory to establish new all-time highs. Below is the full State of......

The group of managed futures we follow in this monthly report finished the year with a down month, but leaving the overall 2015 performance slightly in the black. The industry-wide indices were mixed for 2015, slightly negative to flat. Please find below the detailed performance......

  December 2015 Trend Following: DOWN  -2.44%  /  YTD: +7.29% Happy New Year to all our readers! We look back at the performance of our trend following index over last year. Despite closing on a low for the month, the strategy’s performance was positive for 2015. Below is......

  Mid-December 2015 Trend Following: UP  +0.54%  /  YTD: +10.57% The end of the year is near. Before the holidays kick in, we wanted to run an update to take a sneak peek at our State of Trend Following index to get an idea of where trend following......

The penultimate month of the year takes the average CTA/Managed Futures return back into positive territory for the year, with a solid November performance. 2015 could end as a positive year for the industry as a whole if December holds up the performance. The Newedge......

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  November 2015 Trend Following: UP  +6.06%  /  YTD: +9.86% The Wisdom trend following index gradually made its way up last month to post a strong result for November, and recover a large part of the losses occurred in October. This helped cement the YTD number further in......

The month of October was negative for nearly all of the Managed futures programs we follow here, with only a couple of them posting performance barely above 0%. The YTD performances are mixed with a slight negative bias. Please find below the detailed performance of......

  October 2015: Trend Following DOWN -9.19% — YTD: +3.36% A strong downward move at the beginning of the month weighed heavily on the index, which did not recover and went on to post its worst return of the year. The YTD performance is still in......

The YTD performance is modestly back into positive territory for managed futures as a whole, after a good September performance. All funds we follow here had a positive return for last month but a bit less than half of them still show a negative performance......

  September 2015: Trend Following UP +4.64% — YTD: +13.98% Third month in a row of the index producing a positive return. The YTD and 12-month figures — well in the black (over 10% and 35% respectively) — show that trend following has been a good......

A delayed report for the Managed Futures round-up. A couple of funds that we follow in the index did not have updated performance for August on the sources we follow to get the numbers for this report. These are still unavailable and show as “N/A”......

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  August 2015: Trend Following UP +2.36% — YTD: +8.94% The Summer bounce seen last month continued in August, with a positive monthly return pushing the YTD performance further up in the black. The last ten days of the month saw two strong days taking the......

A fairly strong month for the managed futures sector in July, taking the YTD performance back into positive territory. Please find below the detailed performance of the top CTAs that we follow in this index. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  July 2015: Trend Following UP +5.85% — YTD: +6.79% Summer bounce for our Wisdom State of Trend Following report. A strong up month ends the downslide seen in the second quarter and ensures the YTD performance is more comfortably in the black. Below is the......

Managed Futures closed the first half of the year with a strong down month in June. Only one CTA in our index selection managed to return a positive performance. The year is now in negative territory for Managed Futures. Please find below the detailed performance......

  June 2015: Trend Following DOWN -4.16% — YTD: +0.89% After a good start to the year, with the first three months being up, and the index peaking in mid-March, a downtrend has now taken place. This has built a drawdown roughly equal to a third......

A mixed set of results for managed futures last month, leaning towards the negative side. The performance is still positive overall for 2015 Please find below the detailed performance of the top CTAs that we follow in this index. Managed Futures Performance  ...

  May 2015: Trend Following DOWN -2.67% — YTD: +4.99% The downward consolidation continues in May with a negative month. The index still stays positive Year-To-Date. Below is the full State of Trend Following report as of last month. Performance is hypothetical. Chart for May:  ......

The year is still overall positive for Managed Futures, but April was a “give-back” month, with the four main indices being negative and all the CTAs (some of the largest in terms of Assets Under Management) that we track in the red, except for one.......

Last year was a good year for managed futures, with overall performance in the double-digit range. The trend seems to be continuing in 2015. March was another positive month, pushing the YTD performance closer to the +10% mark. This is the first edition of a......

  April 2015: Trend Following DOWN -2.58% — YTD: +7.77% Consolidation for the State of Trend Following index in April. Most systems in the index closed underwater, with most of the downwards action happening in the last two days of the month, before which the index......

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  March 2015: Trend Following UP +2.34% — YTD: +10.63% Last month was positive and allowed our index to break the double-digit barrier to close the first quarter with a strong performance. In a similar fashion to a typical trend following trade, the composite equity curve......

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  February 2015: Trend Following DOWN -3.39% — YTD: +8.11% Trend following’s performance accelerated over the last few months, with some markets showing some possible over-extension in their trends. It’s not such a surprise to see some pull-backs finally taking place. This has naturally taken the......

  January 2015: Trend Following UP +11.20% Strong Start in 2015 for Trend Following January started the year as strong — if not stronger — than last year for trend following. Keeping the momentum going, and profiting from a continuation in a few big trends......

  December 2014: Trend Following UP +6.92% — YTD: +41.10% 2014: Banner Year for Trend Following As we welcome 2015, we take a look back at 2014 and how good a year it has been for trend following. After a slow start, the index came to......

  November 2014: Trend Following UP +11.06% — YTD: +31.97% First double-digit month for the Wisdom State of Trend Following. It seems that October was just a pause in the current 6-month rally, with November being a sprint, with a new best month of the year.......

  October 2014: Trend Following NEUTRAL -0.02% — YTD: +18.06% After over four months of “straight-up” performance, the Wisdom State of Trend Following “took a breather” during October. The index kept going strong for the first half of the month — nearly reaching +5% mid-month —......

The Wisdom State of Trend Following report — currently standing at +17.48% YTD — has shown that 2014 is a “come-back” year for trend following. Could this be the beginning of a real turning point for the strategy? A New Market Environment Beneficial to Trend......

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  September 2014: Trend Following UP +6.69% — YTD: +17.84% Another good month for trend following. It is even tempting to call it “very good”: at +6.69%, it is the best of the year so far. The index is nearing +20% over the last 12 months,......

  August 2014: Trend Following UP +2.99% — YTD: +10.05% Summer is trend following season this year. August was positive for the Wisdom State of Trend Following index, which makes it three months in a row. The stats are really starting to look positive on a......

  July 2014: Trend Following UP +3.76% — YTD: +6.85% The month of July saw another strong move upwards for our Trend Following index. A continuation of June’s positive performance that takes the index to a healthy Year-To-Date gain of +6.85%. It is also the first......

  June 2014: Trend Following UP +4.92% — YTD: +2.49% A strong move upwards for our Trend Following index, which confirms the pick up in trending activity noticed in the markets. At +4.92%, this is the strongest move since the index was launched, taking the Year-To-Date......

  May 2014: Trend Following NEUTRAL -0.02% — YTD: -2.81% A near-zero result for the index in May, which continues its multi-months stagnating (consolidating?) phase. Interesting to note that the performance is improving on the 12-month rolling basis as the strong negative months from last year......

  April 2014: Trend Following NEUTRAL +0.40%— YTD: -2.84% Our trend following index spent most of the month of April hovering around the zero-line to continue its plateauing phase:   The 12-month chart still showing a fairly flat performance since October:...

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  March 2014: Trend Following DOWN -2.66%— YTD: -4.12% The index registered further losses in March, to extend the negative performance for the year so far. Despite a good start of the month, in continuation of late February’s move, the index reverted back down towards......

  February 2014: Trend Following FLAT -0.06%— YTD: -2.07% The index showed some strength in the last weeks of the month, which only served to get back up to break-even levels, after a poor start of the month. A zig-zag amounting to not much. But......

  January 2014: Trend Following DOWN -2.04% — YTD: -2.04% Not the greatest start of the year for the Wisdom State of Trend Following, with January registering a loss of just over 2%. The first few days of the year actually showed a straight decline,......

  December 2013: Trend Following DOWN -0.66% — YTD: -13.63% Without surprise, the year closed to a loss for the Wisdom State of Trend Following index, with December registering a new negative performance. See more details below:   Despite a marked downtrend for most of......

  November 2013: Trend Following UP +1.12% — YTD: -13.32% November appeared to be a continuation of the previous month, with the index not making any significant move in a specific direction, posting a strong last few days to finish on a positive note. The......

  October 2013: Trend Following Neutral +0.23% — YTD: -14.29% u The month of October offered a calmer period to the Trend Following index, after three months of strong downward movements. No strong trend emerging, with the index oscillating around the break-even line for the......

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