Managed Futures


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Managed Futures

In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that focuses on short-term trading in the futures market.
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The Managed Futures strategy takes long and short positions with exposure to global equities, commodities, sovereign bonds and currency markets in an effort to profit from both rising and falling markets.
Admittedly, selecting a managed futures fund is not an easy task.
It's gratifying to help support current educational efforts of the managed futures industry in a way that can reach beyond core investors to wealth managers and financial advisors."
* '40 Act managed futures funds, which have more than $26 billion in AUM as of March, according to Morningstar, and
According to RCM, the combination of these leading companies in the managed futures space underscores the growing demand for access to alternative investments that can work as a hedge against market volatility and provide diversification through their low-correlation to traditional asset classes such as stocks and bonds.
Managed futures have been used successfully by investment managers for more than 30 years.
Exhilway uses gold as hedging instrument in its managed futures strategy.
Through its international trading desk worldwide that have been built over the past few years, Kaufmann-Rothstein International has been able to provide its global clientele both private and public managed futures products such as multi-manager funds, CTA programs, fund of funds and limited partnerships.
Frontier said the fund is designed to offer investors an efficient method of accessing Managed Futures, and is the second alternative investment fund established by Frontier, following FrontEdge Global Hedge Fund which launched in 2009.
Trend followers - often referred to as managed futures managers - seek to exploit persistent trends and other market inefficiencies in a systematic way using highly liquid futures markets.
The encyclopedia focuses on hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, and venture capital.
Chapters also cover managed futures funds, funds of hedge funds, private equity funds, exclusions and exemptions, offering and redeeming fund securities, trading, and reporting obligations.

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