Futures Trading Basics
The addition of managed futures to your portfolio does not mean the portfolio will be profitable or that it may not experience substantial losses or volatility. Please also note when viewing research material and studies performed in the past they may not be indicative of current time periods or of the performance of any individual CTA.
Understanding the basics in selecting good alternative investment is important. Below are links to help answer your questions.
While Managed Futures Trading is new to some, banks, corporations and mutual fund managers have used futures markets to manage their exposure to price change for decades. Futures markets make it possible for these companies “to hedge” or transfer their risk to other market participants, including speculators, who assume this risk in anticipation of making a profit. Read More...
Worldwide Futures Systems specializes in portfolio building utilizing commodity trading systems and Commodity Trading Advisors ("CTA") as an alternative investment strategy to the standard stock and bond portfolio. Read More...
The decision to add a futures investment to a portfolio is an easy one. The more difficult decision is how to achieve success in doing so. At Worldwide Futures Systems, we suggest portfolios with what we consider to be the appropriate return and, more importantly, risk level for our clients. Read More...
Create a watch list from programs you follow and build multi-manager portfolios. Just set an allocation amount and leverage for each manager and you can immediately see what their combined performance would look like. Get More Information..
Execution is Critical to Systematic Trading
When looking at the performance of a system Worldwide Futures Systems feels the most important factor in deciding on a brokerage or commodity trading system is execution. This is especially true in regards to short-term or day-trading systems which trade in higher volume, execution in every trade signal is essential to the systems success. Read More...
Once the decision to begin futures system trading has been made, one key factor in the quest for the right system and broker for you is “slippage”. Slippage can make or break account performance, often being the difference between a good year and a poor year. Read More... The addition of managed futures to your portfolio does not mean the portfolio will be profitable or that it may not experience substantial losses or volatility. Please also note when viewing research material and studies performed in the past they may not be indicative of current time periods or of the performance of any individual CTA.
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