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by cymond
Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Shutting down our small fund
Replies: 43
Views: 19279

yeah it is - shame Jon Henry and one or two others never tried it At least I doubt he "doubled down" as the advice in the link (quoted above) bizarrely suggests: http://www.attaincapital.com/alternative-investment-education/managed-futures-newsletter/investment-research-analysis/494 . Sure, it work...
by cymond
Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:38 pm
Forum: Money Management
Topic: Shutting down our small fund
Replies: 43
Views: 19279

Mark and Roscoe - Really sorry to hear about the sad outcomes for your trading. As if the markets weren't bad enough, the breaching of the principle of the safety of customer funds is no doubt the ugliest additional risk that we all now have to endure in this new reality. It really underscores what ...
by cymond
Fri Dec 23, 2011 7:30 am
Forum: Trend Indicators and Signals
Topic: Performance of various managed futures strategies in 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 2993

Amazing how brutal the year has been. Chip Chip Chop Chop.

For what it's worth, for CTAs, the year seems to be closing out as the worst on record! http://www.barclayhedge.com/research/in ... b/cta.html
by cymond
Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Brokers
Topic: Brokers and Disaster Safeguards
Replies: 2
Views: 2912

Brokers and Disaster Safeguards

Whilst reading the threads on disaster recovery options, one issue that comes to mind(especially as a sole operator without human back-up), is physical incapacity (for any reason). And of course this is just as likely as technology failure. Technology failure is arguably easier to recover from than ...