By Daniel P. Collins
Investors burned by equities in 2008-2009 may be warming up to—and exiting alternatives—precisely at the wrong time.
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June Editor's Note from Dan Collins.
By Abe Cofnas
It’s important to understand that bitcoin is a global phenomenon.
By Dan Keegan
How can you profit from high time value prior to a news event while protecting yourself from a limit move?
By Rich Nelson
The grain complex is expected to have record acreage planted after a couple of difficult years but nothing is guaranteed in farming and there are several wild cards yet to be played.
By Billy Williams
Catching breakouts creates lucrative trades, but false moves can cause a string of losses. Analyzing price action is key to avoiding these head-fakes.
By Howard L. Simons
Hedged commodities in storage embed a call option realized when spot prices rise over futures prices.
By Arthur Field
A good trading tool covers exits as well as entries, and is viable on both the long and short sides.
By Paul D. Cretien
Spread trading between eurodollar futures and interest rate swaps is in a period of transition.
By Marc Nagel
Reports of security breaches at major companies are becoming more common.
By Murray A. Ruggiero Jr.
The financial news is full of stories about high-frequency trading these days. The concept has evolved, but there’s one common thread: these are trading systems, plain and simple.
By Ted Seifried
Spreading historically has been a way to reduce risk in trading, but when it comes to old crop/new crop spreads, you must remember that the fundamentals apply differently and there is more volatility than in your basic calendar spread.
Commodity trading advisors have had a rough go over the last few years, generally, but not all managers have struggled. Ag-based CTAs have performed well and investors have taken notice.
By Yesenia Duran
Red Rock Capital’s Commodity Long-Short Program has successfully exploited inefficiencies that clearly manifested themselves in physical commodity markets.
By Leslie N. Masonson
Book review of "Kirkpatrick’s Investment and Trading Strategies: Tools and Techniques for Profitable Trend Following " by Leslie N. Masonson.
Book review of "Investing with the Trend: A Rule-Based Approach to Money Management" by Leslie N. Masonson.
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