Beware Non-GAAP Accounting Standards

By Mark Melin, published on ValueWalk.com The practice of companies using their own, non-GAAP accounting standards to spin earnings is nothing new.  But did last week a statement from Target Stores go too far?  The Minneapolis-based retailer’s spokesman Eric Hausman [...]

Last Six Trading Days of Month Hit CTA Performance in May

Last Six Trading Days of Month Hit CTA Performance in May

The Newedge CTA index ended the month Friday down -1.51%, taking significant losses in the final six trading days of the month.  During these final days, the index was down -2.88% in six days of trading alone but is still [...]

Debt Crisis Watch And Managed Futures Strategy

Below is from the recent Opalesque Futures Intelligence   I recently had an opportunity to ask Chicago Federal Reserve President Charlie Evans to define the risks in quantitative easing and related stimulus policies he has so aggressively pursued. In his speech [...]

CTAs / CPOs Call For Industry Leadership in Horizon Cash Management Survey

The fastest growing segment of the financial services industry was the one hardest hit by MF Global’s suspicious demise and overt fraud at Peregrine Financial Group (PFG). The managed futures industry, which had grown from $14 billion under management in [...]

February Opalesque Futures Strategies

February Opalesque Futures Strategies This issue outlines the P(A|B) Method for analysis of managed futures investments, discusses volatility investing concepts, discuss the appropriate process for selecting a managed futures investment, provide an interview with a short volatility trading program and [...]