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Investment Week: A detailed look at the managed futures space and how they operate. Learn more about systematic form of investing and the optimal markets CTA's trade

Our guide to managed futures and how to use them
Investment Week
By Aref Karim, 21 Oct 2011

Managed futures managers, otherwise known as commodity trading advisers (CTAs), are hedge fund managers who run mostly computer-based systematic strategies on a basket of liquid, exchange-traded futures markets. They prefer a broad selection of markets, ranging from equities, bonds, currencies to commodities. Managers take directional views, ie long or short the futures to make…

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