Tim Pickering discusses the benefits of Managed Futures and tackles some of the long standing misconceptions.
You’ll be hearing more about managed futures in the coming months and years. Not just because there are many products being launched and promoted, but also because it is a long-standing and consistent alternative strategy.
Managed-futures strategies are run by a heavily regulated and monitored class of portfolio managers called commodity-trading advisors (CTAs).While often considered hedge funds, the correlation of CTA strategies to most other hedge fund types is very low (see “Correlation of alternative strategies to S&P 500).
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