The odd thing is that a regulatory overhaul that began as a way to rein in the lawless world of over-the-counter trading and apply futures industry style regulation will, in the end, arguably have a greater impact on the already regulated futures world than the OTC space.
The past couple of years have been rough on experienced traders, not to mention emerging managers. In our annual review of new talent, here are three managers who successfully have ridden out the post-2008 aftershocks still affecting the business and markets.
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.
Recently I received a call from a reader who wanted my opinion on whether it was better to use a large broker, say a Merrill Lynch, over a specialized futures broker, considering what happened to Peregrine Financial Group.
CME Group, Futures Industry Association, the Institute for Financial Markets and National Futures Association today announced that they have jointly commissioned a firm to study the costs and benefits of adopting an insurance regime for the U.S. futures industry.