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Why Value Investing is so Hard (Managed Futures Style)

By Attain Capital Managed Futures Blog (Originally Published) Recently, we came across Meb Faber’s blog post “Why Value Investing is so Hard,” and every word we read seemed to resonate a little too much for us on the Managed Futures side of things. “ … I mean it goes against everything your behavioral instincts tell you…

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What a Hedge Fund “Failure” Looks Like:

By Attain Capital Managed Futures Blog (Originally Published) The twittersphere couldn’t get enough of the news last week that hedge fund legend Paul Tudor Jones was shutting down one of his eponymous funds, the Tudor Tensor Fund (try saying Tudor Tensor ten times fast). #MoneyManagement Tudor Investment to return managed futures fund money to clients http://t.co/dfD9cSHTXu…

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7 Commodities in Contango and Backwardation

by Attain Capital Managed Futures Blog (Originally Published) One of the more unique aspects of futures contracts compared to other investment styles, is that there are fixed term contracts which expire at specific dates, and many different ‘contract months’ for each commodity futures market. So, you can trade July 2014 Corn, or the December 2014…

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hope this helps: New $FB Fibs

by Rasool Cunningham Trading Editor Philadelphia, PA (DYDD) I hope this helps traders….  I will be drawing more fibs on this chart this weekend and other times in the future so look for updates here. I am long term long $fb and I would like to buy more at or around $52 or so, so…

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March Madness, Managed Futures Style

By Attain Capital Managed Futures Blog (Originally Published) We don’t think it’s a coincidence that the first (real) day of March Madness, and the first day of Spring coincide with each other. In true Chicago fashion, it’s already snowed here, but that can’t dampen our spirits for our passion for college basketball.  Because we like…

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Will Simple Beat Complex in the Next 5 Years?

By Attain Capital Managed Futures Blog (Originally Published) One of our favorite bloggers almost made us cry yesterday…  It’s Barry Ritholtz, formerly of The Big Picture Blog, but now plying his wares at Bloomberg – who grabbed the charts out of our own post on various markets movements and asset classes both before and after March 9th, 2009…