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AlphaWeek - Industry tracker Eurkeahedge published its monthly update today, seeing the flagship Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index slump 0.63% in May as hedge fund ...

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Invest Tribune - Marijuana Co of America, Inc. revealed 10-K/A form on Jun 25. Marijuana Company of America Inc. and subsidiaries is a publicly listed company quoted The post appeared first on investtribune..


AlphaWeek - Typhon Capital Management announced today Roberto Vernazza and his Mercurio Quantitative Program have joined the firm. Vernazza is Typhon's first ...


In the great book and series Game of Thrones, the inhabitants of the Iron Islands have a saying "What is Dead May Never Die" which is to be replied with "But rises again harder and stronger." I am reminded of this saying as more and more market commentators and practitioners declare that value investing is [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Jun 25, 2019 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions Group, recognized top ...


The MAK Daily - Frontier Funds revealed 10-Q form on Mon, Jun 24. Purchasers of Units are limited owners of the Trust ('Limited Owners') with respect to beneficial interests.


HedgeWeek - PineBridge Investments (PineBridge), a private global asset manager, has appointed Henrique Francisco as Chief Technology Officer.


Garland Gazette - Most people highly dislike losing. This is no different for individuals trading the stock market. Successful traders tend to be highly adept at managing risk.


Finance Magnates - Deutsche Bank and America's FX market are making a comeback and Facebook takes the crypto world by storm. All this and more in our best of the week ...


Stocks Beat - American Investment Services Inc decreased its stake in Alliant Energy Corp (LNT) by 26.98% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC.


Dallas News - The Teachers Retirement System pension fund is $46.2 billion in the hole, only 76.9 percent funded. Had the managers chosen the simplicity of Couch...


Riverton Roll - WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (NYSEARCA:WTMF)'s stock price was up 0.2% on Friday . The company traded as high as $37.99 and last traded ...


Slater Sentinel - WisdomTree Managed Futures Strategy Fund (NYSEARCA:WTMF)'s stock price shot up 0.2% on Friday . The stock traded as high as $37.99 and last traded at ...


Here is a link to our podcast on "The Curious Investor Podcast": AQR co-founder and Managing Principal Cliff Asness and Alpha Architect CEO Wes Gray joinThe Curious Investorhosts Dan Villalon and Gabe Feghali to kick off the podcast’s second season. They discuss momentum investing, or the idea that securities that have done well in the [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


JD Supra - Securities firms should begin reviewing their business models and account types to determine if they will be subject to a sweeping investor-protection regulatory ...


MENAFN.COM - (MENAFN - EIN). Lakefront Futures & Options Trucking & Freight Derivatives Group. Gary T Saykaly, SVP, Trucking & Freight Derivatives, Lakefront Futures & ...


EIN News - Risk Hedging Group Focused on the Trucking & Freight Shipping Sector Launched.


We’ve been talking a lot about quants and algos recently – like this whitepaper, this blog, and this blog – which only strengthens the thought that, though necessary, quants and algos can be confusing. Even for us, who happen to share coffee and donuts with a whole in-house team of quants dedicated to working on […]


PRNewswire - CHICAGO, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, and BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop ...


FT Adviser - Welcome to Asset Allocator FT Specialist s newsletter for wealth managers fund selectors and DFMs We know you re bombarded with information so each day ...


Born2Invest - To cut, or not to cut, that is the question. Speculation continues that the Fed is going to cut rates as early as July.


We can define popularity as the condition of being admired, sought after, well-known, and/or accepted. One would think popularity is a good thing. However, when it comes to investing, the research shows that along with popularity comes lower returns—results that sometimes conflict with traditional economic theory where risk and expected return should be positively related. [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


HedgeWeek - node:summaryThe Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.71 per cent in May, bringing its year-to-date return to 4.32 per cent. Roughly 15.0 per cent of ...


Lexology - Securities firms should begin reviewing their business models and account types to determine if they will be subject to a sweeping…


Business Wire - Lakefront Futures & Options, LLC to offer trucking rate futures as an alternative investment class to investors.


Factor Premia and Factor Timing: A Century of Evidence Antti Ilmanen, Ronen Israel, Toby Moskowitz, Ashwin Thapar, and Franklin WangWorking paperA version of this paper can be foundhere What are the research questions? Do the most prominent long/short factors -- value, momentum, carry, and defensive -- survive out of sample?Can long/short factors be timed? What [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


ETF.com - Compiled by ETF.com Staff. Goldman: Tech Stocks Overvalued (CNBC) Valuation for growth stocks is high, and software particularly now carries the highest ...


Here is a link to our podcast on "The Meb Faber Podcast": This year, we’re bringing you the entire volume of The Best Investment Writing Volume 3 in podcast format. You’ll hear from some of the most respected money managers and investment researchers all over the world. Enough from me, let’s let Jack take over [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


Investment Week - Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are becoming increasingly relevant for investors in emerging market debt. Since the 2013 'taper tantrum', ...


FreightWaves - Lakefront Futures & Options will be marketing Trucking Freight Futures through its new Trucking Derivatives Group. Read the article and learn more about ...


The NBO News - We are comparing Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, ...


One of the best follows on non-financial Twitter is Salesforce.com’s Chief Digital Evangelist: Vala Ashsfar. He comes up with inspiring lists highlighting what it means to be a good mentor, what money can’t buy (happy home, manners, etc.), and companies founded by immigrants (Apple, Google, Amazon to name a few). Not to mention his mesmerizing […]


The NBO News - Grimes & Company Inc increased its stake in Nordstrom Inc. (JWN) by 32.69% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grimes & Company Inc ...


Integrating ESG in Portfolio Construction Roy Henriksson, Joshua Livnat, Patrick Pfeifer, and Margaret StumppJournal 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? Is it possible to identify good and bad ESG firms when [...] - was originally published at . Please read the Alpha Architect at your convenience.


PR Web - The pace of hedge fund redemptions slowed in April but continued for a second straight month with $9.4 billion in net outflows worldwide, down from $11.0 ...


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Investment Europe - Luxembourg-based Alma Capital Investment Management has entered into an agreement to acquire DWS's hedge fund Ucits business, which provides ...


Finance Magnates - Finance Magnates learned on Monday that two companies are applying for regulatory licensing in the US. According to documents released by the National ...


The NBO News - We will be comparing the differences between JMP Group LLC (NYSE:JMP) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) as far as profitability, analyst recommendations, ...


Opalesque - In the week ending June 14th 2019, a report said that hedge fund returns fell last month after four straight months of positive results to start the year, but ...


The NBO News - Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and Cowen Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN), are influenced by compare since they are both players in the Investment Brokerage - National.


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.


AlphaWeek - Alma Capital Investment Management has entered into an agreement to acquire DWS's Hedge Fund UCITS business, which provides investors with access to ...


Citywire Americas - Deutsche Bank's asset management arm DWS has sold its global hedge fund Ucits business to alternatives specialist Alma Capital, the firms have announced.


Expert Investor - Luxembourg-headquartered alternative specialist Alma Capital plans to use acquisition to expand fund offerings.


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...


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 ...


citywireselector.com - German group DWS has sold its global hedge fund Ucits business to alternatives specialist Alma Capital, the firms have announced. This includes the DB ...


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 […]


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.


More or less since the Commodity Futures Trading Commission began demanding more and more (and more and more up-to-the-minute) information from derivatives traders on their precise derivatives trade, the better, it hoped, to prevent new derivatives-based global financial crises, derivatives traders ...


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, ...


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 funds dropping 0.19 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions.


hedgeweek.com - 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 ...


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


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 ...


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.


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.


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 (e.g.EBIT/TEV or sales/price). 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.


Bloomberg Law - Confidential market information collected from hedge funds and brokers by the main U.S. derivatives regulator is vulnerable to hacking because of the agency's ...


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 ...


AlphaWeek - Industry tracker Eurkeahedge published its monthly update today, seeing the flagship Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index slump 0.63% in May as hedge fund ...


PR Web - Global trade disputes and oil price downturns took a toll on hedge funds in May, bringing an end to the industry's four-month run of positive returns. For the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The US Senate confirmed Treasury Department official Heath Tarbert as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, making him the second Trump-appointed official to lead the top derivatives regulator. Tarbert, a Republican, has served as Treasury assistant secr...


WASHINGTON, D.C. – MFA President and CEO Richard H. Baker today released the following statement on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation […] - The post appeared first on managedfunds


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, ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Institutional Investor - The new fund from Dynamic Beta investments and iM Global Partner claims to offer the returns of managed futures hedge fund managers for a fraction of the ...


Institutional Investor - The new fund from Dynamic Beta investments and iM Global Partner claims to offer the returns of managed futures hedge fund managers for a fraction of the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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