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Opalesque launches “Futures Strategies”, its second Premium Research Publication on Managed Futures and CTAs

12-13-2011 06:48 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

Press release from: Opalesque Ltd

Opalesque, the world's largest subscription-based publisher in the alternative investments area, has launched Opalesque Futures Strategies to help Qualified Eligible Participants and Accredited Investors to invest in and benefit from Managed Futures and CTAs.

The publication offers unique insights about:
• Generating Uncorrelated Returns with Managed Futures and CTAs
• Detailed Analysis of Managed Futures Programs and CTAs
• “Under the Hood”: Analysis how specific Formulas and Algorithms operate
• Analysis of CTA Performance with Recommendations and Due Diligence
• For Qualified Eligible Participants or Accredited Investors only
• Analysis of Market Environments, Opportunities & vital updates on Investor Protection
• Research & Intelligence on Portfolio Management, Tactics, Strategies for Uncorrelated Investing

Opalesque Futures Strategies is designed to include industry voices and information from a number of different perspectives and sources. Information is factual, not promotional in nature, addresses deep industry issues and reveals insight into how strategies operate, all delivered from a balanced perspective, assessing risk in frank terms.

The first issue of this premium publication can be downloaded here for free: http://www.opalesque.com/About-Futures-Strategies.html

Subscriptions can be set up here:
http://www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=registration&stype=OFS

Opalesque Futures editor Mark Melin is a managed futures practitioner whose specialty is recognizing a trading program’s algorithmic formula and mapping it to a market environment and performance driver. He provides analysis of managed futures investment performance and commentary regarding related managed futures market environment.

A portfolio and industry consultant, Mark was an adjunct instructor in managed futures at Northwestern University / Chicago and has written or edited three books, including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008). Mark was director of the managed futures division at Alaron Trading until they were acquired by Peregrine Financial Group in 2009, where he was a registered associated person (National Futures Association NFA ID#: 0348336).

Mark has also worked as a Commodity Trading Advisor himself, trading a short volatility options portfolio across the yield curve, and was an independent consultant to various broker dealers and futures exchanges, including OneChicago, the single stock futures exchange, and the Chicago Board of Trade.
For general information and education about Managed Futures and CTAs please refer to our sister publication Opalesque Futures Intelligence (www.opalesque.com/Futures-Intelligence.html).

About Opalesque:

In 2003, with the publication of its daily Alternative Market Briefing, Opalesque successfully launched an information revolution in the hedge fund media space: "Opalesque changed the world by bringing transparency where there was opacity and by delivering an accurate professional reporting service." - Nigel Blanchard, Culross. This hybrid financial news service, which combines proprietary industry news stories and filtered third party reports, has been credited by many industry insiders with delivering precise, accurate, and vital information to a notoriously guarded audience.

Each week, Opalesque publications are read by more than 700,000 industry professionals in over 150 countries. Opalesque is the only daily hedge fund publisher which is actually read by the elite managers themselves (http://www.opalesque.com/op_testimonials.html).
For more information, please go to http://www.opalesque.com

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