Online trading continues to grow in popularity due to its convenience. Many people enjoy online trading as it is quick and easy without requiring the need for going through a middle-man. Here are a few more reasons why online trading systems are a great option...

Futures trading is the practice of placing your money as an investment into the assumed profit of a company that is either just starting or has been in operation for a few years. It gives the company some capital for operations while supplying a promise...

Investing in the stock market can provide you with good returns over time. However, when you've invested in a single asset class, it may provide you with a higher risk when the economy turns down. Diversifying your portfolio by using commodity investing has the potential...

Top Alternative Investment Strategies for Sophisticated Investors As the investment landscape is rapidly changing, finding new investment opportunities and diversification has never been more important.  Commodity futures markets offer a wide range of opportunity through global market exposure and the ability to easily go long or...

To understand the concept behind alternative investments, you don’t have to think far beyond your own kitchen. There are certain staple foods you cook on a daily basis, things you would consider “conventional.” The ingredients are easy to find and affordable. The knowledge and time to cook the dishes...

December average return: -0.35% 2019 average return: +11.00% ManagerPerf.YTD Aspect Capital-0.76%+20.07% Campbell & Company-3.40%+11.36% Cantab Capital Partners+3.10%+39.68% Chesapeake Capital-1.70%-4.03% Crabel+0.08%+8.41% Dunn Capital-0.47%+16.91% FORT L.P.-0.36%+14.41% Graham Capital Mgmt.-3.42%+15.57% ISAM+0.12%+1.76% Lynx Asset Mgmt.-0.94%+15.42% Man Investments+1.26%+10.03% Millburn Ridgefield-0.07%+6.09% Quantitative Inv. Mgmt.+2.34%-1.45% Quantica Capital-1.40%+25.03% SEB Asset Mgmt.-0.66%+1.85% Transtrend BV-0.51%+1.94% Winton Capital Mgmt.+0.86%+3.92% Main Indices Returns As a comparison, please find below the returns for several indices tracking the managed futures/CTA...

There’s nothing that strikes more fear into the hearts of investors than market declines. Short-term or long-term, it almost doesn’t matter. This is particularly true of investors whose portfolios consist mainly of equities or equity-driven assets (i.e. index funds). The problem here is that most investors can’t tell apart...

You’ve been told that commodity futures can at times have a negative correlation to equities. When one goes up the other goes down, so they say. A portfolio of futures, then, makes for a good portfolio hedge--one that allows you to capture upside during market...

Unless you’re a seasoned commodities trader or a die-hard gold bug, you may not be that familiar with the gold-to-silver ratio. If not, read on, as we’ll explain what it is, how it’s traditionally interpreted, and how you might use it to inform your precious metals trades or allocations....

Please find below the September performance numbers of the managed futures funds we follow in our monthly report. Managed Futures Performance September average return: -3.62% 2019 average return: +13.59% ManagerPerf.YTD Aspect Capital-3.87%+22.94% Campbell & Company-2.40%+20.45% Cantab Capital Partners-1.79%+38.71% Chesapeake Capital-2.18%+1.58% Crabel-0.98%+4.44% Dunn Capital-11.16%+21.53% FORT L.P.-2.88%+17.42% Graham Capital Mgmt.-2.42%+17.95% ISAM-10.97%+8.67% Lynx Asset Mgmt.-4.72%+23.21% Man Investments-6.81%+14.70% Millburn Ridgefield+1.90%+2.39% Quantitative Inv. Mgmt.-1.64%-9.11% Quantica Capital-0.70%+26.46% SEB Asset Mgmt.-3.26%+5.47% Transtrend BV-5.06%+7.61% Winton...