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Research is the foundation of what we do. We understand that markets evolve and that we need to adapt. We engage in a process of continuous evaluation and research to identify sources of returns and the methods with which to effectively capture them.



The CTA Value Added Index

White Paper - Auspice, 2014

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Commodity Investing: Alpha, Beta, & Something In Between

Published Benefits And Pension Monitor - Auspice, June 2011 


Videos & Podcasts


July 2, 2015

The Canadian crude oil market is in backwardation - what this means for WCS with Tim Pickering, Lead Portfolio Manager, Auspice Capital.

Apr 21, 2015 

Auspice Capital says its new Canadian Crude Index "represents a simple, transparent and liquid benchmark for oil that is produced in Canada." Founder and President Tim Pickering tells us about his plan to launch an ETF based on the bellwether.


December 23, 2014

Tim Pickering, President & CIO, Auspice Capital, joins BNN to offer insight on investing in managed futures and a look at Horizons 'best performing Canadian-listed ETF".


Top Traders Interview

December 21, 2014

What is the difference between simply following a trend and capturing it? Why is growth not consistent and gradual and why do we want it to be?

Tim Pickering chats with Niels Kaastrup-Larsen from Top Traders Unplugged. 


Tim Pickering: A Case for the CTA Value Added Index

December 6, 2013

Tim Pickering of Auspice Capital discusses the CTA Value Added Index and makes a case that it is evident, historically, not only in times of financial crisis.  Download on iTunes


Ep. 11: Trend Following - Tim Pickering interviewed by Michael Covel

April 27, 2012

Michael Covel talks to Tim Pickering, founder/president and lead portfolio manager of Auspice Capital. Pickering has over 15 years of commodity and financial trading experience. Prior to forming Auspice, Pickering was Vice President of Options Trading at Shell Trading Gas and Power in the Houston and Calgary offices. 


Tim Pickering Discusses Managed Futures ETF with BNN

December 10, 2010


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