Futures Magazine March 2013
Managed futures had another turbulent year in 2012, but as always, some diamonds emerged from the rough. In this annual feature, we look at what worked and didn’t work in 2012, and profile four commodity trading advisors that stood out from the crowd.
March editor's note from Ginger Szala
With equity indexes poised to breach their all-time highs, we ask our analysts if the trend can continue, or if another bear shoe is ready to drop
Since their introduction 20 years ago, ETPs have grown in popularity and diversity. Here’s a look at why they have become a trader favorite.
Sell a VIX put spread and buy an SPY put.
Commodity ETFs can experience contango when the underlying contracts roll. Here’s what that can mean for your bottom line.
Here’s how to use the Log Log Parabola options-pricing model to improve on already positive results.
Markets often rise slowly but fall quickly. The VIX can warn you when times are about to change.
Inside bars reflect periods of contraction and offer the opportunity to recognize when the market tide is shifting.
Here we integrating money management techniques and performing Monte Carlo analysis as the final test on a new trading system.
Briarwood Capital Management is one of a handful of diversified trend following managers who not only survived 2012 but thrived, earning 10.54% in its diversified program and 23.34% in its 2X program.