There have been a number of articles written in the last year about trend following, current lack thereof, and how this affects CTA performance and future prospects. The team at Altegris and respected industry vet Matt Osborne has written a great paper that covers the state of a number of key metrics including...
he only constant in the world is change and that phenomenon is not slowing down any time soon. The world is full of more unknown than known variables, which makes preparing for certain events or occurrences very difficult. How can you know what you do not know?
The recent Energy Risk conference hosted in Calgary, AB this June brought to life some points of contention around Canadian oil derivatives during a panel advocating for a unified Canadian oil benchmark.
To err is human. We aren’t always logical and we make mistakes (or gains) based on emotional reactions. Sometimes we get lucky and other times we lose. Some hedge funds get a bad rap for trading under the systematic model or ‘black box’. But is it all that bad?