Yet if it’s diversification you are looking for, it’s worth spending some time getting comfortable with this asset class sooner than later.
Back to the Futures? – (Think Advisor)
“The move will create three new employee-owned firms, each focused on a specific area: fixed income and relative value, emerging market credit and private equity.”
Black River to Split From Cargill Into Three New Firms – (Bloomberg)
It’s not just for high-end clients, either; whether the client has $5,000 or $5 million, we believe these funds have an important role to play.
What advisers should know about managed-futures funds – (Investment News)
“Perhaps the most compelling chart that any investor can understand shows two simple lines over the last seven years. Of course there is the Dow Jones which, before the recent pullback, had grown $1,000 to roughly $2,000. The mountain chart behind the Dow chart showed a managed futures portfolio over the same last seven years growing a $1,000 portfolio to roughly $8,000. No, that is not a typo.”
Money Talks: By the numbers – (Naples News)
“Each of the hedge fund styles analyzed, with the exception of the managed futures category, showed a statistically significant correlation with equity market returns. Said another way, they aren’t good hedges for equity exposures.”
Swedroe: Hedge Funds Don’t Hedge – (ETF.com)
CTAs, or hedge funds that use trading software to profit from long-term macro trends, are now holding the shortest equity position since the start of the year, according to data analysis by JP Morgan Chase & Co.
(Note: Look for reaction from us soon)
Computer-Driven Hedge Funds Betting on Further Stock Selloff – (Market Watch)