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Raise, Hold, Or Fold This VIX Move?

Raise, Hold, Or Fold This VIX Move?

It’s sure fun to be alive in the time of Twitter on days like yesterday. No, it’s not because Managed Futures programs instantly make money; nor because we are antagonists to the stock market rally (although maybe slightly); it’s because […]

A Game of Volatility Chicken

A Game of Volatility Chicken

The question everyone is asking it where does volatility go from here.  It’s at its lowest levels since the 1960’s, despite major economic unknowns like a looming government shutdown and a guy in the White House who was supposed to […]

No Winton, No Index?

No Winton, No Index?

After using the SocGen (formerly Newedge) CTA Index to compare managers against “the field” in some of our recent research, we went to do our usual peek at which managers comprise the index? And surprise, surprise, the largest managed futures […]