Alternative Investment Overview: What is an alternative investment? How are they different than stocks, bonds, and real estate? Learn the risk and reward characteristics of various alternative investment asset classes, including managed futures, hedge funds, real estate; and long commodities.

Managed Futures Education: who the professionals behind the trading are, how the asset class has performed versus traditional investments, and how investors can utilize special features of managed futures (cross margin, notional funding, and treasury bills) to enhance their managed futures investment.

Trading System Education: everything you need to know about trading systems, from how (and who) develops them, how they are automatically executed for investors, to how you can invest in them.

Managed Forex Education: explains what managed forex actually means, who is doing the managing, and the pitfalls involved in this unpolished, and largely unregulated subset of the alternative investment universe.

Alternative Investment Books: Our alternative investment books list includes some of the most thought provoking and interesting books we know of.

Glossary of Futures Terms: the terms, statistics, and phrases investors need to know to speak the language of alternative investments (and managed futures and trading systems in particular).

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Why Alternative Investments?

Because they let investors Do Something about global market uncertainty and volatility caused by events like the recent Brexit, Oil prices crashing, and the 07/08 financial crisis.

Because they can offer positive performance in bear markets, be a hedge against inflation, provide tactical commodity exposure, and offer tremendous liquidity and transparency.


The History of Managed Futures

From managed futures billionaire David Harding to the legend of John W. Henry, to the tale of Bill Eckhardt and the Turtle Traders – there are plenty of alluring stories within the history of managed futures.





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