If any financial planners or clients needed proof that managed futures funds don’t march in lockstep with the stock market, they needn’t go back more than six years.
Managed futures funds, which can go long or short futures and other contracts in areas such as commodities, equities, currencies, and interest rates were up in 2008, says Matt Osborne, managing director of Altegris Advisors, an alternative-investment firm in La Jolla, California. “Since then, the results of broad managed futures indexes generally have been negative, especially in 2011 through 2013.”
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Bank Investment Consultant content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access