Managed Futures

JLN Managed Futures: Hedge fund lobby hits back at automated trading’s critics; Fund managers say commodities rally not backed by fundamentals; Efficient Capital Management Announces Strategic Relationship with Maren, LLC

Observations/CommentaryCTA Survey 2015 FOW Magazine Calling all CTAs! FOW is seeking your views on which service providers have excelled during the year for our International Awards. Please take a minute to fill in this brief three question survey. One entry picked at...

JLN Managed Futures: Risk Parity, CTA Flows ‘Pose Risk for Fundamental Investors,’ JPMorgan Says; CTA/managed funds lose out to global macro allocations; ‘Alternative’ Mutual Funds Providing Limited Protection

Observations/CommentaryCTA Expo Update Doug Ashburn - John Lothian News CTA Expo returns to Chicago on September 17, 2015, at the UBS Center at 1 N. Wacker Dr. On the afternoon of the 16th, there is a half-day program for registered traders,"The Rules of the Game -...

It Ain’t Broke, but We Fixed it Anyway: A Letter to the Editor

Dear Sirs,Last week in this column, Jim Kharouf, one of my friends in the industry, referred to the “broken” FCM model. Having had a front row seat to the travails of operating an FCM over the past 10 years, I take exception to the word “broken.” While the FCM model...

Looking Up: RJO’s Gerry Corcoran Bullish On Managed Futures

As chairman and CEO of one of the largest FCMs in the world, Gerry Corcoran of RJ O'Brien has diversified its services from futures execution and a clearing member firm to a host of other markets and businesses including managed futures. To him, the managed futures...

Open Spaces: Coquest Looks to Expand in Managed Futures

Coquest is making a bigger push into the managed futures space. The firm, which announced the addition of Max Eagye as managing director last week to further expand its managed futures business, sees an opportunity to grow within the space with individual investors,...

Tough Nut: RCM Finds New Ways to Get Managed Futures to RIAs

Starting a new financial asset management company in the midst of a financial crisis does not seem like a great idea, particularly one focused on managed futures. But Bobby Schwartz saw an opportunity to move into the space and created RCM Asset Management in 2010....

James Koutoulas Needs to Put Up or Step Aside

NFA board of directors member James Koutoulas has made some troubling accusations about the nomination of public directors by the NFA Board’s Executive Committee.  He needs to come forth with some convincing smoking gun, proving the conspiracy and cover up he is...

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