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 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