Selling Commodities in an Equities Market: A Panel Discussion Preview

It’s a tough time to be a futures broker. Despite surviving the 1-2 punch of MF Global and PFG, markets have been difficult to predict and volumes haven’t fully bounced back. In managed futures, CTAs as a group have under-performed and while traditional wisdom says to invest in a manager during a draw down—it’s a tough sale even for the most experienced investor. While generally speaking, the rise of the stock market is good for our economy and a sign of a market rebound, it makes selling futures a harder proposition when low-cost, less-complex investment vehicles such as Stock Index…

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