Commodity Trading Advisor


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Commodity Trading Advisor

An investment manager that focuses on long and short trading in the futures markets. The trades are often intraday trades. Sometimes referred to as Managed Futures.

Commodity Trading Advisor

An individual, or, more commonly, a firm that provides investment advice on the options or futures market. All individuals and companies doing this as their business must register with the CFTC unless they advise fewer than 15 people per year. Registration takes place through the National Futures Association.
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The Fund's commodity investments include derivative instruments that provide exposure to Commodity Trading Advisors ("CTAs") selected by the Advisor and/or Underlying Vehicles managed by such CTAs.
Along with this expansion, Goldwater Global Management is also looking for additional 20 new commodity trading advisors that will be based in Asia and Australia.