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Greatest Trading of All Time

In the early 80s, the Turtles taught us that anyone can do it. If you take fundamental principles and trade them in a rigidly mechanical fashion (many Turtle-like traders are completely automated, in fact), you can be successful. So, after reading every book I could find on the Turtles and listening to tons of podcasts on Turtle traders (or those who follow their methods), I recently had one of their original strategies programmed and then did a boatload of testing.


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Press Play Series

Many investment related topics, especially within the context of managed futures, can be overwhelming. Fully recognizing this, we’ve created “Press Play,” a mini-series dedicated to explaining complicated topics in an engaging, succinct, and simplified manner.


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Managed Futures During Equity “Crises”–An Update

The Managed Futures asset class has acquired a reputation among investors for providing what is known as "crisis alpha" – the ability to generate returns at a time of market crisis.


When Does Trend Following “Kick In”?

October 2018 was a very difficult month, and managed futures* investors were severely disappointed as many trend-followers lost money along with equities.


Financial Weapons of Mass Destruction: Redefined

Find asset classes that are uncorrelated to the stock market to hold while the war wages, and keep a bit of cash on the sideline to pounce on equities (both Chinese and U.S.) after the dust finally settles.


TV Ads in Financial Services: What Works, What Doesn’t

Finance marketing pros tell ThinkAdvisor what they think of recent ads from Wells Fargo, Schwab, Fisher and others.


CTAs: Superior Performance or Diversification Only?

Adding commodity trading advisers (CTAs) to a portfolio leads to improved risk-adjusted returns. In addition, CTAs perform well during negative market backdrops and thus serve as a tail risk hedge. CTAs do not provide superior risk-adjusted returns on a standalone basis, however.


Add Alts to Target Date Funds? Policy Report Says Yes

Adding alternative investments to target-date funds within defined contribution plans can improve returns for participants while not making their lives any more complicated.


The Evolution of Target Date Funds: Using Alternatives to Improve Retirement Plan Outcomes

If alternative assets can make such an important difference in retirement income outcomes and are regularly used in other investment programs, such as DB plans, why are they not often seen in TDFs today?


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