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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Coquest Advisors also will manage the CTA Challenge, a yearlong competition for commodity trading advisors, as well as organize the firm's semiannual Golf Tournament that pairs up managers with potential asset allocators.
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com)-- London Gold and Commodities Exchange' Managed Forex Futures Service is in accordance with its trading expansion services and professionally designed for managed forex futures account holders essentially handled by commodity trading advisors.
com)-- While some of the traders prefer to directly monitor their trading interests, there are thousands of traders who prefer FOREX and managed futures because of the professional assistance they get from the Commodity Trading Advisors.
With the commencement of the trading operation of Greenbird Financial in Australia, it is expected that more than 20 commodity trading advisors will be hired and promoted from within the rank of the firm for the next five months to complete the trading workforce of the firm in the Australasia region.
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.