Recent Posts - page 2

  • Database Update

    The Database contains 1467 different managers, representing 2703 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 1003 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1149 live managers. In total, the database contains 291973 years of manager data…. Read More ›

  • Fresh CTAs

    We scan NFA registration data to identify new funds or funds that are discontinued operations. The below is the results for the last week. The below two managers have started their registrations process with the NFA: 525646 APTEROS CAPITAL LLC… Read More ›

  • Top 10 / Bottom 10 Year-to-date

    Crypto Fund AG – Systematic DLT Fund Class A – EUR 154% Pantera Capital Management LP – Pantera Bitcoin Fund Ltd 152% Altana Wealth – Altana Digital Currency Fund (ADCF) 152% Crypto Fund AG – Systematic DLT Fund Class A… Read More ›

  • Top and Bottom 10 Managers for September

    In general, smaller and niche managers tends to populate our top/bottom 10 rankings. So, only this months, where the overwhelming majority of the managers are either small or focused on a niche. World Cup Advisor – Eduardo Ramos Volatility Cycles… Read More ›

  • Performance for Managers with more than $100mn, up 7.9% for the year

    Managers with more than 100 million under management (as estimated by our database) shows a negative monthly return of 2.4%, but is still estimated to be up 7.9% for the year. Managers on the list have taken approximately $20 billion… Read More ›

  • NilssonReport Updated

    The third October edition of the NilssonReport is updated. With 77% coverage for the Hedge Funds and Managed Futures strategies that we track, we should now have a firm grip of the Q3 performance. The median year-to-date performance is 5%,… Read More ›

  • Database Updated

    The Database contains 1465 different managers, representing 2696 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 882 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1129 live managers. In total, the database contains 291937 years of manager data.

  • CTAs by Country and State

    The NFA provides a lot of information with regards to CTAs and more importantly allows any prospective investor to do a naive background check on any manager that they intend to invest with. Part of the database shows the location… Read More ›

  • CryptoTrading – Brief flash in the pan?

    With the comeback of Bitcoin, crypto traders made solid returns in the first half of the year. In the third quarter, returns has been muted and as it looks based on a limited set of reporting managers, they have managed… Read More ›

  • Current Drawdowns across CTAs

    While the recent months have offered a string of strong returns across the managed futures / cta space, most managers are still in fairly large drawdowns. Approximately 1/3rd of the CTAs are still in a drawdown larger than 5%. The… Read More ›