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Sundance Herald - Cambria Investment Management L.P. lifted its position in JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF (NYSEARCA:JPMF) by 35.3% in the 1st quarter, according ...


Avondale Advocate - Shares of Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF) have been tilting lower over the past 13 weeks, revealing bearish momentum for the.


The National Law Review - On June 12, the National Futures Association (NFA) amended several of its rules and interpretive notices to incorporate expressly supervision requirements for ...


www.professionalpensions.com - By 2030 the world population is projected to reach eight billion, 60% of whom will be city dwellers. Meeting the needs of our generation, let alone those of our...


Avondale Advocate - The Money Flow Indicator for Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF) has touched below 30 and has found a place on investor's radar as it.


We’ll forgive you if you’ve deleted those files from your brain, but Bitcoin is slowly creeping back into the collective investing consciousness of late. Why? Well, more than doubling from $3,500 to $7,000 in starts to put you back in the conversation. 2019 Returns… Bitcoin $BTC: +111% REITs $VNQ: +20% Nasdaq 100 $QQQ: +18% Oil […]


CoinGeek - Lending for both fiat and cryptocurrency is an essential tool for assimilation, according to DrawBridge Lending CEO Jason Urban.


Research demonstrates that the investment factor has explanatory power for the cross-section of stock returns, with high-investment firms tending to underperform low-investment firms. For example, Kewei Hou, Chen Xue and Lu Zhang, authors of the 2015 paper “Digesting Anomalies: An Investment Approach,” proposed replacing the Fama-French three-factor (market beta, size and value) model with a [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Andrew Pawielski experience and expertise is not just in full-service brokerage support, but also in the industry’s leading managed futures, automated trading systems, education, trading technology, ...


Opalesque - Barclay CTA Index off 0.19% in May as tariffs and oil price declines drag CTA industry fown for the month, according to Backstop BarclayHedge. However, all ...


Byron Bulletin - Tracking shares of Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF), we have seen that the stock price has fallen -3.77% over the last month. Focusing The post appeared first on byronbulletin..


San Diego City Employees' Retirement System hired three firms to run the system's new managed futures allocation. Florida Prepaid College Board hired Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting as investment ...


Pensions & Investments - San Diego City Employees' Retirement System hired Allianz Global Investors, Lynx Asset Management and Systematica Investments to manage the system's ...


Pensions & Investments - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will begin assessing the financial risks associated with climate change.


AlphaWeek - Managed futures were unable to maintain momentum in May as the battering equity markets and oil prices took from trade wars and tariffs contributed to CTA ...


OPEC Oil Production maintained its April level at about 30.2 million barrels per day (mbpd), reaching cuts of 1.2 mbpd or about 300,000 bpd lower than their target of 812,000 bpd. This is the lowest level since 2015. The next meeting is from June 25-26 to discuss continuing these… - The post appeared first on managedfuturesinvesting


San Diego City Employees' Retirement System hired Allianz Global Investors, Lynx Asset Management and Systematica Investments to manage the system's new managed futures allocation. The board took the ...


PR Web - Managed futures were unable to maintain momentum in May as the battering equity markets and oil prices took from trade wars and tariffs contributed to CTA ...


Seeking Alpha - For starters, AQR has lost about a quarter (-24% drawdown) of its equity peak from April of 2015 (absolute return fail). Of course, assets in the fund peaked ab.


We built a simple tool recently to review so-called value spreads over time. [ref]something we've discussed in the past many times. Example here.[/ref] This tool maps out the median valuations for the top decile and bottom decile “cheap stock” portfolios (as measured byEBIT/TEV). Why might this be useful? This tool allows one to identify the [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Pensions Expert - Physical assets, particularly infrastructure and real estate, have a critical role to play in facilitating the transition towards a more sustainable economy and a ...


Matthias x. Hanauer, Jochim G. LauterbachA version of this paper can be foundhereWant to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out ourAcademic Research Insightcategory. What are the Research Questions? As a non-academic finance person, I was never really exposed to academic research until I started working on articles for Alpha Architect. Fortunately (or [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


In this week's post, I discuss four papers. The first paper, summarized by Tommi and written by Tarun Gupta and Bryan Kelly (AQR), examines the momentum of (L/S) factors. The second article, written by Larry Swedroe, asks the following: "The Re-Death of Value, or Déjà Vu All Over?" The third article is a guest post [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Opalesque - The SG CTA Index was down -2.36% in May, however it still remains in positive territory for the year at +2.22%. There has been a marginal improvement in Short ...


Born2Invest - It has been 10 years since the last recession officially ended in June 2009. It was known as the “Great Recession,” the longest official recession since the “Great ...


We’ve covered AQR’s eponymous managed futures product before, asking in April of 2017: What’s Wrong with AQR and again in March of 2019: What’s Wrong with AQR (Part II), because when you’re the elephant in the room, well – people want to know what if you’re playing nicely or shattering the dinnerware. And, well, when […]


Passive Sustainable Funds: the Global Landscape Hortense Bioy and Kenneth LamontThe Journal of Index Investing,2018A version of this paper can be foundhereWant to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out ourAcademic Research Insightcategory. What are the Research Questions? Assets under management in portfolios that incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have grown [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Byron Bulletin - Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF)'s Stochastic Momentum Index is diving lower and has passed the key level of -40, indicating possible ...


AlphaWeek - Societe Generale published its updates to its family of managed futures indexes today, seeing CTAs struggle in May as many markets pulled back slightly from ...


The NBO News - Grimes & Company Inc increased its stake in Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) by 5.58% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grimes ...


Byron Bulletin - Monitoring the levels for Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF), we have made a note that the UO level is presently below 40. With the UO ...


The Block Crypto - Tools created by blockchain startup Truffle will be integrated into Microsoft's Azure, Forbes writes. They will be available in the cloud computing *service* for ...


The Block Crypto - As much as $10 million in Ripple might have been stolen from Ripple Ledger wallets managed by *service* provider GateHub, The Next Web's Hard Fork writes.


The Block Crypto - Germany-based pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has partnered up with a blockchain healthcare platform Solve.Care to help patients with ...


The Block Crypto - India has proposed a draft bill banning cryptocurrency trading, which could impose severe criminal penalties for violations, Bloomberg Quint writes.


The Block Crypto - Visa has partnered up with digital wallet LINE Pay to create new financial services for their customers, LINE Pay announced in a press release. The companies ...


Avondale Advocate - Wisdomtree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF) shares are under scrutiny today as the Balance of Power has trended lower over multiple sessions.


The Block Crypto - The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), Thailand's largest commercial bank, tweeted yesterday that it was planning to utilize XRP shortly. In a now-deleted tweet, ...


The Block Crypto - John de Mol, Dutch billionaire and the creator of Big Brother, has sued Facebook for allowing ads which used his image to promote a fake ...


The Block Crypto - Money laundering investigators from the US, Australia, Britain, Canada, and the Netherlands have teamed up to crack down on cryptocurrency-related crimes, ...


CryptoSlate - DARMA Capital, a $100 million investment firm heavily invested in Ethereum, is opening to investors who want to go long on cryptocurrency.


Sundance Herald - Cambria Investment Management L.P. lifted its holdings in JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF (NYSEARCA:JPMF) by 35.3% in the first quarter, ...


The Block Crypto - CME Group announced that its bitcoin futures product had its best month since the product first launched in late 2017, hitting *fresh* highs in both volume and ...


The Block Crypto - California CPAs are requesting that the Financial Accounting Standards Board, a US accounting board responsible for setting Generally Accepted Accounting ...


The Block Crypto - Facebook has finally circled a date for its "GlobalCoin" whitepaper launch, eying a June 18 release, TechCrunch reported Thursday. A European Facebook ...


The Block Crypto - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is losing its “Crypto Dad” J. Christopher Giancarlo for a senior Treasury official. The U.S. Senate voted to ...


The Block Crypto - UK-based fintech TrueLayer has received $35 million in funding from Chinese financial giant Tencent and Singaporean investment company Temasek, ...


Stocks Beat - Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) are two firms in the Investment Brokerage - National that compete against ...


Employee equity & stock options are a major part of the modern compensation plan. That's certainly the case for my financial planning clients. Unfortunately, a search for the best approach to managing your equity opens the door to an alphabet soup full of jargon and tax strategies that can give you a headache. If you [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


The Block Crypto - Although private equity securities are believed to be the top application for security tokens, 64% of global blockchain and fintech executives surveyed by ...


Mondaq News Alerts - Over the course of my 30-year investment career, investors have become more and more reliant on the stock market. United States Finance and Banking Eisner ...


The Block Crypto - Discredited BitConnect promoter Divyesg Darji has been accused of taking part in another cryptocurrency scam in his home-country and is now on the run, The ...


Investing.com - Will the EIA douse the flames of natural gas the same way it did with oil? With the U.S. Energy Information Administration due to report another week of storage ...


For instance, those who diversified into silver are likely much calmer now than those who are trading only mining stocks (by the way, we give silver priority over gold in our managed futures service). ...


Over the course of my 30-year investment career, investors have become more and more reliant on the stock market. The 40/60 portfolio of stocks and bonds became the 60/40 portfolio of stocks and bonds ...


Sundance Herald - JPMorgan Chase & Co. trimmed its holdings in shares of JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF (NYSEARCA:JPMF) by 0.4% during the first quarter, ...


Seeking Alpha - After 4 straight months of positive returns, every class aside from Bonds and Cash took some big hits. Managed futures came in in the middle of the pack seeing.


The Block Crypto - Mark Karpeles, former CEO of defunct crypto exchange Mt Gox, is “starting from zero” with a new blockchain cloud company, the AP reports. Following the ...


The Block Crypto - French retail giant Carrefour has noted increased sales of selected products, citing blockchain technology as the catalyst, Reuters writes. Carrefour joined IBM ...


ETF Stream - Managed future ETFs are a fairly new phenomenon in the European ETF market, although in the US they have been available for somewhat longer. The concept ...


The Block Crypto - Despite Bitfinex and Tether's ongoing lawsuit from the New York Attorney General's office, data shows Asia-based traders still have confidence in Tether.


citywireamericas.com - Citywire Americas rounds-up the biggest news in the funds and Ucits investment universe as reported by Citywire's global publications.


The Block Crypto - United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo believes blockchain technology could be used by regulators ...


During the month of May, the top 3 performing sectors were: Grains (9.22%), Interest Rates (2.08%) and Softs (1.47%). Grains pushed returns as crop progress fell behind due to inadequate weather conditions. The bottom 3 sectors were: S&P GSCI (-8.21%), Indices (-7.28%) and Livestock (-7.13%). Equities struggled to perform as… - The post appeared first on managedfuturesinvesting


Stocks Beat - Barton Investment Management increased its stake in Air Lease Corp (AL) by 10.05% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Bart The post appeared first on stocksbeat..


The underperformance of value stocks over the past 10 years has received much attention from the financial media and led at least some investors to conclude that value investing is dead. From 2009 through March 2019, while the S&P 500 Index returned 14.2 percent per annum (total cumulative return of 290 percent), the Fama-French large [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Do-It-Yourself tactical asset allocation weights for the Robust Asset Allocation Index are posted here. (Note: free registration required) Request a free account here if you want to access the site directly. Exposure Highlights (bold implies a month over month change):[ref]The information contained herein is only as current as of the date indicated and may be [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


The Block Crypto - Apple is set to announce CryptoKit, a new framework to "perform cryptographic operations securely and efficiently," at WWDC 2019. CryptoKit will be available in ...


The Block Crypto - Research company Gartner has predicted that as much as 90% of current enterprise blockchain implementations will fail by 2021 due to a fragmented market ...


Liquid alternative strategies designed to have little correlation to equities, like market neutral and managed-futures funds, have the highest rates of making a positive impact over the period. Over ...


And there we have it folks, the reversal we’ve all been waiting for. After 4 straight months of positive returns, every class aside from Bonds and Cash took some big hits. Managed futures came in in the middle of the pack seeing a -2.33% and Commodities are down almost 9% (no surprise there since we’ve […]


And there we have it folks, the reversal we’ve all been waiting for. After 4 straight months of positive returns, every class aside from Bonds and Cash took some big hits. Managed futures came in in the middle of the pack seeing a -2.33% and Commodities are down almost 9% (no surprise there since we’ve […]


The Block Crypto - BitMEX Ventures has announced it has invested in Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX). The cryptocurrency exchange offers access to financial services ...


The Block Crypto - Tron founder Justin Sun announced on Monday that he won the bid to have lunch with Wall Street legend Warren Buffett, paying a record $4,567,888.


The Block Crypto - Blockchain startup Fluree has received a $4.7 million seed round investment, TechCrunch writes. ​4490 Ventures led the round and Revolution's Rise of the ...


Factor Momentum Everywhere Tarun Gupta and Bryan KellyJournal of Portfolio ManagementA version of this paper can be foundhereWant to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out our Academic Research Insight category What are the research questions? The research presented here covers the largest number of factors (65) tested in the academic literature. The [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


In this week's video, we examine four articles. The first article, written by Elisabetta, examines a trading strategy on bonds (duration) using news sentiment. The second article, written by Larry Swedroe, examines two papers using volatility targeting to improve risk-adjusted returns. The third article, also written by Larry Swedroe, examines the volatility anomaly. The last [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


The Block Crypto - According to the head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the regulator is in “very early stages of conversations” with Facebook about its ...


Barron's - Bonds are the simplest and cheapest way to hedge your investment portfolio. New research confirmed the superiority of bonds,especially Treasurys, as hedges ...


ETF.com - Compiled by ETF.com Staff. Insurance Companies Piling Into ETFs (CNBC) Over a third of U.S. insurance companies were invested in ETFs in 2018.


The Block Crypto - LMAX Digital offers institutional quality trading, complete transparency, open access and a level playing field for all market participants.


The Block Crypto - SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce thinks her agency is being overly cautious on its considering of a cryptocurrency ETF, urging for new ETF rules that can ...


The Block Crypto - LocalBitcoins, one of the most popular peer-to-peer exchange and escrow *service*, has removed the option for its users to trade bitcoins for cash in person.


Bishop Courier - Inexperienced investors may have the tendency to purchase stocks that have recently been on a big run higher. This may be a result of not paying close ...


The Block Crypto - Block.one is the latest firm to announce that it is trying to bring the social media and blockchain worlds together. Block.one, the startup behind the EOS ...


The Block Crypto - Binance DEX, a non-custodial exchange which launched in April, announced to its users that it will start geo-blocking 29 countries including the USA starting ...


The Block Crypto - A poll from The Block's Larry Cermak found the U.S. is leading the world in crypto interest, but when the populations of different countries are taken into account, ...


The Block Crypto - The CosmosSDK has a critical security vulnerability, according to the cosmos network forum. The vulnerability was reported to the Tendermint team and will be ...


The Block Crypto - The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued updated guidance to local cryptocurrency companies conducting initial coin offerings ...


The Block Crypto - Insurance companies State Farm and USAA have announced they are testing whether a blockchain solution could speed up insurance claims. In particular, they ...


Barron's - Storms in the Atlantic Ocean weren't a major worry for the commodities markets in 2018, but this year's hurricane season, which has seen an early start, may ...


Seeking Alpha - It's been raining a lot here in the Midwest this spring. For those who plant the world's corn and soybean crops in the Midwest, that means problems getting that.


citywireselector.com - Asset management platform iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta Investments have launched one of the first actively-run managed futures ETF as part of their ...


barrons.com - Storms in the Atlantic Ocean weren't a major worry for the commodities markets in 2018, but this year's hurricane season, which has seen an early start, may ...


ValueWalk - Hedge funds are having a much better year this year after posting four months of performance-based gains, but it seems investors aren't happy yet to leave their ...


ETF Strategy - French investment and development platform iM Global Partner has unveiled its debut ETF – the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF (DBMF US) – on NYSE ...


Financial Advisor Magazine - Relatively speaking, managed futures were the darling of the financial crisis when they were the ultimate zig (the Altegris 40 managed futures index gained more ...


The SEC and Finra are hosting their 2019 National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker Dealers on June 27th in Chicago. The program will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Additionally, the compliance program will also be webcast.... - Read More - The post appeared first on cogcpa


The Block Crypto - Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, briefly broke the $9,000 resistance level Thursday afternoon the first time since May 2018. Soon after ...


It’s been raining a lot here in the Midwest this spring. Like, only 5 little league games have actually been played instead of 15 scheduled, a lot. For most of us, that means some severe weather, tornado threats, and flooding. But for those who plant the world’s Corn and Soybean crops in the Midwest, that […]


Nothing lasts forever and this definitely stands true for equity markets where volatility can explode and investors can lose a lot of money very quickly. Because of equity market volatility investors often seek so-called "crisis alpha" instruments, or assets that tend to go up when equity markets are in crisis. (Here, here, and here are [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


The Globe and Mail - A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web. UBS research has released a list of top equity ideas that ...


MarketWatch - HOWARD GOLD'S NO-NONSENSE INVESTING By Howard Gold Bonds are the simplest and cheapest way to hedge your investment portfolio AFP/Getty Images As the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 index have fallen more than 5% from their recent highs, investors have rushed toward safety. Funds that aim to lower risk and limit stock market losses raised almost $10 billion in the first four months of 2019, The Wall Street Journal reported. But there’s a much simpler, cheaper way to hedge your stock-market investments — bonds. And they’ve been the most effective way to do that for more tha...


The Block Crypto - Telegram has released a test client for Telegram Open Network (TON). Readme file states the released TON client is a “preliminary version” of the product.


Associated Press - Press release *content* from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.


The Block Crypto - World Economic Forum has announced the creation of six global councils whose aim is to help with new technology governance. The six Global Fourth ...


citywireusa.com - Your daily round-up of the latest fund launches, manager moves and strategy shifts.


HedgeWeek - iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments (DBi) have launched the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF, one of the first actively-managed Managed ...


MarketWatch - Bonds are the simplest and cheapest way to hedge your investment portfolio.


ETF.com - Today iM Global Partners and Dynamic Beta Investments rolled out a managed futures ETF. The iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF (DBMF) is actively ...


hedgeweek.com - iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments (DBi) have launched the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF, one of the first actively-managed Managed ...


The Block Crypto - Emilie Choi, VP of Business, Data & International at Coinbase, said the exchange giant's next steps will take it to leveraged trading. In an interview with The ...


Florence Standard - Occasionally, investors may feel like they are riding on a wild roller coaster when dealing with the stock market. Controlling emotions when taking the ride may ...


AG Capital is a global macro investment firm, trading futures across currencies, commodities, equity indices, and interest rates. The firm follows a 100% discretionary approach, relying on fundamental analysis to choose long and short themes, with technical analysis informing timing of entries and exits. Below is a sample piece showing how they see trading. This example sets up a trade viewed through the lens of a global macro firm.


The Block Crypto - A German central bank Bundesbank official has suggested central banks be cautious when considering central bank digital currencies, Reuters writes.


The Block Crypto - Standard Token Protocol (STP), a firm hoping to bring transparency to the tokenization process, announced Wednesday it has raised a total of $7 million through ...


Sundance Herald - JPMorgan Chase & Co. lessened its holdings in JPMorgan Managed Futures Strategy ETF (NYSEARCA:JPMF) by 0.4% in the 1st quarter, according to the ...


CryptoCoinsTribune - Both Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are each other's competitor in the Investment Brokerage - National industry. Thus the ...


The Block Crypto - Blockchain Capital now counts Facebook veteran and crypto entrepreneur Ben Davenport as its venture partner, firm partner Spencer Bogart told The Block.


The Block Crypto - As Facebook's plans for the cryptocurrency world creep further into the public eye, a study from finance information site LendEDU found that a coin from ...


The Block Crypto - A South Korean pan-governmental meeting has taken place to discuss the nation's cryptocurrency market as bitcoin prices rise, KBS World Radio writes. For the ...


The Block Crypto - Tim Plakas, once the leader of over-the-counter (OTC) trading at Coinbase, has left the exchange to bolster Galaxy Digital's OTC efforts, according to a source ...


Investing in US 10-year Yields with News Sentiment Nina Gotthelf and Matthias W. UhlJournal of Investing,Winter2018A version of this paper can be foundhereWant to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out ourAcademic Research Insightcategory What are the Research Questions? Academic literature has documented a news sentiment effect on equities (hereand here).The authorsinvestigate the [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Born2Invest - As with the previous declines, it is the U.S./China trade war that is once again spooking the markets. Recession? What recession. No sign yet according to our ...


The Block Crypto - JPMorgan's blockchain is getting a new privacy feature which allows parties to make transactions anonymously, CoinDesk writes. The new tool, which is an ...


The Block Crypto - The Block analyzed 48 cryptocurrency exchanges, focusing on monthly traffic over the past six months (ranging from November 2018 to April 2019); There were ...


The Market Research News - Alternative Finance Platforms Market research report has elucidated by QYReports to provide the outlines of the global market. This analytical research study ...


CryptoCoinsTribune - Since TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:AMTD) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) are part of the Investment Brokerage - National industry, they are.


Pending approval by the CFTC , NFAs Board of Directors has approved an annual dues surcharge of $1,750.00 on Certain NFA Members including FCMs for which NFA is the DSRO, IBs, CPOs, and CTAs that are approved as swap firms.... - Read More - The post appeared first on cogcpa


The NFA has put out an updated list of jurisdictions that are deficient in anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism rules. There are some of the usual suspects (Iran) and a few new ones (Cambodia). Financial institutions should be aware of changes... - Read More - The post appeared first on cogcpa


Effective Date: January 31, 2020 NFA has recently amended NFA Bylaw 301 and NFA Compliance Rule 2-24 as well as adopted a new Interpretive Notice entitled NFA Bylaw 301 and Compliance Rule 2-24: Proficiency Requirements for Swap APs to implement... - Read More - The post appeared first on cogcpa


In anticipation of the withdrawal of the UK and Northern Ireland from the European Union, the CFTC’s DSIO, announced they will grant no-action relief to provide greater certainty to the global marketplace due to the heightened market uncertainty. To bring... - Read More - The post appeared first on cogcpa


Today, we are interviewing Perth Tolle, Founder and CEO of Life and Liberty Indexes, a provider of the world's first freedom-weighted Indices. I met Perth during the first Alpha Architect Democratize Quant conference in Spring 2018. I immediately sensed her high energy and positive attitude. We met again at the March for the Fallen Event [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


The Block Crypto - The founder of a recently shut down cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia is planning to launch a new exchange called Assetylene, Decrypt Media writes.


The Block Crypto - Months of anticipation around Facebook's crypto token is set to continue as it eyes a Q1 2020 launch, according to a BBC report Friday. The social media giant is ...


The Block Crypto - Helsinki-based peer-to-peer exchange LocalBitcoins has stopped offering its services in Iran, CoinDesk writes. The decision is most likely due to pressure from ...


Lexology - On May 21, the National Futures Association (NFA) submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301…


The National Law Review - On May 21, the National Futures Association (NFA) submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission proposed amendments to NFA Bylaw 1301 ...


The Block Crypto - Kraken, a cryptocurrency exchange that now employs about 800 people, said that it paid 250 salaries in bitcoin in April and that more employees are opting for ...


The Block Crypto - Coinbase Commerce, the exchange's online retail *service*, announced today it has facilitated $50 million in transactions since launching last year. With 10,000 ...


The Block Crypto - As the U.S. and China trade war continues and the talks have broken down, bitcoin prices go up, Fortune writes. According to CEO and founder of Digital ...


The Block Crypto - Cryptocurrency is taking another step towards the mainstream as mobile carrier AT&T announced it would accept payments in crypto today, according to a ...


Micro E-mini futures contracts were launched by the CME group on May 6th, 2019 with the intent to offer speculators and hedgers the ability to better scale their positions. The micro e-mini contracts are a 1/10th of the size of the e-mini contract and are offered in all the financial… - The post appeared first on managedfuturesinvesting


Trade idea testing + trade order execution + trade size generation = algo??? That’s one way to look at it, and indeed we have a whole in-house team dedicated to building algos to do some of these pieces every day with our RCM-X team. While the difference between an alpha generating algo and an execution […]


The Block Crypto - Robinhood Crypto is now available to residents of New York, per an e-mail the firm sent to customers this morning. Robinhood had announced in January that ...


The Block Crypto - Asset management firm Grayscale has secured approval from FINRA to list eligible shares of its Grayscale Ethereum Trust, making it the first publicly quoted ...


Seeking Alpha - Headlines popping up around President Trump's ongoing trade war with the Chinese are making it tough for American farmers. The soybean market is the ...


NerdWallet - Mutual funds are one of the most popular ways Americans invest, thanks to their ease of use and built-in diversity. Less easy for new investors may be sifting ...


Invest Tribune - May 23 is a negative day so far for WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (WTMF) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.74% to hit $39 per.


Opalesque - Opalesque Industry Update - NFA has ordered Golden Point Capital Management LLC (Golden Point), an NFA Member commodity pool operator and ...


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