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Report - Stats, Definitions & Players

Managed futures has a language of its own. Get up to speed quickly with this handy reference guide featuring the important terms, concepts, and players that make up the managed futures world.


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  • Sharpe Ratio, Sortino Ratio and the Sterling Ratio

  • The Differences Between Futures Commission Merchants, Independent Introducing Brokers and Commodity Pool Operators

  • The Purpose of the NFA and CFTC



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The risk of loss in trading commodity futures contracts, whether on one's own or through a managed account or pooled ‘fund’, can be substantial. You should therefore carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial condition. You may sustain a total loss of the initial margin funds and any additional funds that you deposit with your broker to establish or maintain a position in the commodity futures market . Any specific investment or investment service contained or referred to in this website is intended for accredited investors only and is not suitable for all investors. You should not rely on any of the information as a substitute for the exercise of your own skill and judgment in making such a decision on the appropriateness of such investments. Finally, the ability to withstand losses and to adhere to a particular trading program or fund in spite of trading losses are material points which can adversely affect investor performance.