Alternative Links: Perception and Reality

And very few people in this industry are any good at setting reasonable expectations for these types of funds or explaining how they work in plain English. The gap between perception and reality is often a mile wide. Clients don’t understand what they’re investing in or why. The funds that are marketed most heavily tend to be the ones that have done well recently so investors pile in and out at inopportune times.

Managed Futures & Dealing With Uncorrelated Assets – (A Wealth of Common Sense)


‘The biggest performance we delivered last year in a single month came from Brexit. You could argue this was a time where investors needed security, but we weren’t the only CTAs doing well over Brexit.

Trend following isn’t dead — (City Wire Observer)


The truth of the matter is that IPOs are a bit of a crap shoot.

Infographic: The Highs and Lows of IPOs – (RCM’s Attain Alternatives Blog)


Quantitive analysts traditionally trade at a desk in a city’s financial district. But a new generation of quants is turning the $300bn industry on its head with home-grown algorithms

Trading places: the rise of the DIY hedge fund – (Wired)              


On March 6, 2017, Morningstar announced their intention to displace 50 existing mutual funds from their $30 billion Morningstar Managed Portfolio program and replace them with nine brand-new Morningstar-branded funds.

Morningstar to the industry: Move over. We can do it better ourselves – (Mutual Fund Observer)


More assets in crisis leads to more crisis alpha

Crisis alpha everywhere – (Pension & Investments)


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