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Managed Futures

Pimco's Gross Jumping Into Managed Futures

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

Over the past few months I have been hearing a lot of pouting regarding managed futures. A lot of managers are having a hard time raising money because of poor recent performance and some are paring back their marketing efforts.

Managed Futures Is Answer to Commodity/Stock Index Correlation Dilemma

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media
Daniel P. Collins

Since the credit hit in 2008, commodities have become increasingly correlated with the S&P 500, especially when you don't want it to be as an investor.

Do Hedge Funds Really Need Viagra?

Daniel P. Collins | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Daniel P. Collins

What is being communicated is that these guys are not the studs producing strong returns many folks believe them to be but weak (limp) pretenders. Are they right or this just another case of the traditional business media protecting the traditional investment world?

Bandaged Futures?

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Norb Vonnegut

Supposedly "managed futures" herald the dawn of an enlightened age for investments but what the heck are they and why are corn and interest rates being uttered in the same breath?