Monthly Archives: April 2012

Managed Futures Returns for 2012

The Barclay Index of managed futures performance has the average of CTAs showing almost unchaged performance thus far in 2012.  The YTD performance is -0.54 percent through March.  Commodities have been fairly weak in 2012, so this performance is actually … Continue reading

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Palladium is an Alternative to Gold and Platinum

Gold and platinum are often the most disired of precious metals for investment purposes, but the often overlooked palladium is another precious metal worth considering.  Palladium is trading at less than half the price of gold and platinum, so investors … Continue reading

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Free exchange: Petrodollar profusion

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The rather dangerous Monsieur Hollande Fly Title:  Free exchange Rubric:  Oil exporters are the main drivers of global imbalances FIRST, the good news: China, the country at the centre of the debate about global … Continue reading

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Soybeans Hit $15

Soybean futures continue their ascent as the front month contract broke above $15 onFriday.  Supplies are very tight for soybeans and news of increased buying from China sent corn and soybean prices higher.  … Read Full Post View full post on … Continue reading

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