Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors by Martin Hiemstra
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Are managed futures for you? Mysterious for many investors,
they nonetheless fill a particular need and are no riskier than traditional equity investments. Dealing with a professional commodity trading advisor (CTA) can certainly help sort through the confusion.
In early 1997, equity markets
were on a roll, consistently
making new highs. As a result,
it was relatively easy for investors
to make money in the
bull market. But many investors
have begun to question
whether the stock market can
continue to go up. Will their
portfolios be overexposed if
there's a correction? Regardless
of how the s...