Once again managed futures found itself in a difficult environment and, although the Barclay CTA Index was negative for a record third consecutive year, there were many traders able to navigate the rough waters to find profitable trading opportunities.
When a story comes out that is so slanted, so obviously part of an agenda — it is hard to know where to begin in responding to it. First off, let’s point out the obvious, Bloomberg Magazine appears to have reached a conclusion before this story was written.
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.
Managed futures had a strong performance in 2010, though they got off to a rough start. More impressively, assets under management grew despite a stellar year for equities, indicating the industry may have passed a milestone