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Managed Futures PINNACLE Awards

July 18, 2019

Another year goes by and another round of Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards goes to various CTAs for their outstanding performance compared to their peers in 2018. Click on the image below to see the nominees and winners in 23 categories. Applause goes to the following CTAs that we know well for…

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Demystify Managed Futures: Futures Funds

April 25, 2018

Futures Funds Following our last post about Separate Managed Accounts, Futures Funds are another way to access the CTA universe. While Foremost Capital exclusively deals with Separate Managed Accounts, futures funds are worth explaining because they are so prevalent. Before we dive in, there are two terms to define. According…

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Demystify Managed Futures: Separate Managed Account

January 31, 2018

Demystify Managed Futures If you search “managed futures” in Google, you get definitions and news articles.  Wikipedia actually gives a decent general description right off the bat: A managed futures account (MFA) or managed futures fund is a type of alternative investment in the US in which trading in the…

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Option Trader BOOM

January 11, 2018

Options traders are a booming business in the CTA space, at least that is the recent trend. It seems like every day we meet a new manager who incorporates some type of option selling or volatility trading. When measured by assets, most CTAs in the industry use some type of…

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Qualified Eligible Persons

August 3, 2017

Who or What is a Qualified Eligible Person (QEP)? If you are around Foremost for any length of time, you will likely see a CTA tearsheet with a small label that says “Investment Restrictions: 4.7 Exempt – QEPs Only.” Who is a QEP and what is being restricted? A Qualified…

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