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Recent Insights

At IASG, we guide our clients with an eye on the news and events affecting the managed futures industry.

Advisor Commentary

Numberline Capital Partners December Performance Report and Market Summary

Commentary by John Knott of Numberline Capital Partners. As we look back on the year, the program satisfied all the benchmarks we have set for ourselves. Although past performance is not an indication of what is to come, we exceeded our 15% performance target. In addition, we kept our max drawdown under 5%. This year the […]

Advisor Commentary

2021 Year in Review

The year of the pandemic led into another year of COVID but with a hefty dose of inflation. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the United States rose 7% in 2021, its highest level in nearly 40 years. The ramifications of this could impact every market going forward, especially as it affects central bank policy, […]

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Advisor Commentary

AG Capital December 2021 Investor Update

Commentary by AG Capital Management Partners, LP Steady outlook We ended the year much as we performed all year long – one step forward, and one step back. That’s OK. In a year where our ideas have not come to fruition in a timely fashion, our job is twofold: first to question our fundamental themes and […]

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Managed Futures Education

Options Made Simple

For any profession, once you have done it for a while, some concepts become second nature to the point that you forget that not everyone (or very few) understands them at even a basic level.  I find that options are the concept that confuses people the most and one that is perhaps most valuable to […]

Managed Futures Education

There is a Story behind Every Futures Program

As one of the world’s largest futures databases, we begin talking to traders often at the earliest stages of their evolution up to billions of dollars in assets. But not all beginnings are equal, as some achieve early success and others never find it at all. Part of our challenge is trying to determine which […]

Managed Futures Education

Understanding Minimum Investment Sizes

Managers in the futures space are faced with a dilemma when they launch their programs.  They need to choose a trade level.  For an equity manager this is an easy process as they often trade 100% of the cash available and sometimes decide to use leverage.  ALL futures contracts already have the leverage built in […]