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Avoid These Common Investing Mistakes
Fund manager Tom Villalta details his fund’s objectives, and tells MoneyShow.com about some behavioral mistakes that investors typically make. He also explains why he sees potential in US stocks, even in the face of European developments.
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Trade Trends, Not Your Opinions
Many investors make mistakes because they rely on opinions—which can be wrong—rather than actual market price and volatility data, argues Stephen Hammers of Compass EMP Funds in Part Two of his interview with MoneyShow.com.
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Defining a Global Macro Strategy
Brent Hankins and Chris Keenan of Welton Investments tell MoneyShow.com about their firm, which specializes in alternative investments, using managed futures and a systematic global macro approach.
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Funds for Alpha in Bull and Bear Markets
Altegris executive vice president Dick Pfister tells MoneyShow about three of his company’s alternative-strategy mutual funds, and explains why these funds differ from long-only instruments, which are more highly correlated to general indices.
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How Much to Invest in Managed Futures
Fund manager Greg Anderson tells MoneyShow.com how his fund’s sub-advisors use trend following and forecasting strategies in tandem. He also describes his firm’s method for determining the proper allocation of managed futures within an investor’s overall holdings.
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Managed Futures Can Smooth Your Ride
Managed futures funds take advantage of trends in various options, futures, and currency markets to weather choppy markets, writes Dave Kavanagh. He also explains how his managed futures fund-of-funds can also capitalize on both sides of the market, by going long as well as short.
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A Fund to Smooth Your Investing Ride
Alternative strategies can ease volatility and add juice to a portfolio in various market cycles, says fund manager Stephen Hammers. Here, he explains how investors can use them alongside stock and bond strategies.
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How Managed Futures Fit into Your Portfolio
Managed futures assets add juice to a portfolio in times of economic stress because they are uncorrelated to the broader markets, explains fund manager Dave Kavanagh. He also details how his fund makes investment decisions, and why he avoids making sector bets.
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How to Use Alternative Investment Strategies
Currencies, commodities, and managed futures can be part of a portfolio that complements more traditional equities. Direxion Funds’ Ed Egilinsky describes why alternative investments are a good idea when it comes to assets with a long-term record of showing positive returns during equity bear markets.