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Welcome to the Managed Futures Podcast with Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group. In this podcast we interview thought leaders in managed futures. We explore tactics, tools and infrastructure to help investors and Commodity Trading Advisors focus on trading and investment performance.

Welcome to the Managed Futures Podcast with Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group. In this podcast we interview thought leaders in managed futures. We explore tactics, tools and infrastructure to help investors and Commodity Trading Advisors focus on trading and investment performance.

Location:

United States

Description:

Welcome to the Managed Futures Podcast with Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group. In this podcast we interview thought leaders in managed futures. We explore tactics, tools and infrastructure to help investors and Commodity Trading Advisors focus on trading and investment performance.

Language:

English

Contact:

312 572 6118


Episodes

How Volatility Has Changed in Managed Futures in Recent Years –– With Sol Waksman

8/19/2020
A decade ago, managed futures were overwhelmingly a retail investment for high-net-worth individuals who were looking for high-powered returns and were willing to take the risk as time went on. Today, investors aren’t willing to take the same level of volatility that money managers used to see. In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Sol … Continue reading How Volatility Has Changed in Managed Futures in Recent Years –– With Sol Waksman →

Duration:00:40:59

The Keys to Successful Trading –– With Todd “Bubba” Horowitz

7/15/2020
Sticking to rules, being disciplined, and having patience are keys to making money in trading. In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Todd “Bubba” Horowitz, founder & CEO of Bubba Training. Todd shares his expertise on trading strategies, the changes in fundamentals he’s seen in his 40 years of experience, and what it takes to … Continue reading The Keys to Successful Trading –– With Todd “Bubba” Horowitz →

Duration:00:33:57

Emerging Managers — With Robert “Bucky” Isaacson

5/27/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with good friend Robert “Bucky” Isaacson, founder and president of Commodity Investment Consultants, president of Future Funding Consultants, and one of the founders of CTA Expo. Bucky shares how he joined the finance industry, tips for emerging managers, and his view on managed futures. In this episode, you will … Continue reading Emerging Managers — With Robert “Bucky” Isaacson →

Duration:00:36:43

Trading in Managed Futures — With Guests Asim Ghaffar and Roger Dowd

5/13/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with friends and business partners Asim Ghaffar and Roger Dowd of AG Capital. Asim is the founder and CEO, while Roger has come over from the company he founded Axiom Capital. Today they share their thoughts on the markets, their company and their backgrounds. In this episode, you will … Continue reading Trading in Managed Futures — With Guests Asim Ghaffar and Roger Dowd →

Duration:00:26:45

Seasonal Markets Weathering the Storm — With Charles W. Robinson III

4/29/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Co-Founder and CEO of Bensboro Advisors, Charles W. Robinson III, CFA. Charles is also the managing principal of Robinson Value Management, which is run by his wife. The Bensboro Seasonal Futures Fund was created through the joining of Charles and his friend Matt Trump and was the sole … Continue reading Seasonal Markets Weathering the Storm — With Charles W. Robinson III →

Duration:00:30:56

From Floor to Founder— With Joseph Wilkins

4/15/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Joe Wilkins, Founder and CEO of R Best, LLC. Joe shares his story from moving his way to the top step of the CME Chicago trading floor to today, where he is using his own managed futures products for trading. In this episode, you will learn: How Joe … Continue reading From Floor to Founder— With Joseph Wilkins →

Duration:00:38:10

Inside AlgoLab’s Risk-Adjusted Returns Program — With Greg Kolodziejzyk

3/13/2020
In this inspirational episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Greg Kolodziejzyk, a record-holding athlete and the founder and CEO of AlgoLab Capital Management, where he’s been actively trading futures as a proprietary trader for over 25 years. Greg talks about his athletic and entrepreneurial journey, how he became involved in trading futures, and the main features … Continue reading Inside AlgoLab’s Risk-Adjusted Returns Program — With Greg Kolodziejzyk →

Duration:00:28:57

Your Expert Guide to VIX Futures — With Scot Billington

2/25/2020
In this educational episode, Nell Sloane is joined again by Scot Billington, the owner of Covenant Capital Management, to talk about the VIX. Scot shares his vast knowledge about VIX futures and VIX cash and uncovers the differences between the two. In this episode, you will learn: The definition of a VIX About the two … Continue reading Your Expert Guide to VIX Futures — With Scot Billington →

Duration:00:24:01

Profiling the Trade — With Josh Schuler

2/10/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Josh Schuler founder of Trade With Profile, about how he not only trades but teaches others to trade. Through this discussion, Josh shares all the different aspects of his trading style and how he brings that to others. In this episode, you will learn: How Josh began his … Continue reading Profiling the Trade — With Josh Schuler →

Duration:00:29:34

Your Tour of the Systematic CTA — With Harsha Patwardhan

1/8/2020
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Harsha Patwardhan, founder and CEO of AVR Capital Advisors, about his systematic CTA product that utilizes the short-term cycles in the markets. As you will soon find out, Harsha’s strategies are very short term, from a few minutes to a few days, and allow investors to manage the … Continue reading Your Tour of the Systematic CTA — With Harsha Patwardhan →

Duration:00:25:38

A Look at the Soaring Pelican CTA Product — With Sam Beckers and Dario Michalek

12/18/2019
In this episode, Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group speaks with Sam Beckers and Dario Michalek from Soaring Pelican about their CTA product. By drawing on their 40 years of combined experience in the industry and blending their trading models, Sam and Dario are confident that they’ve created a great product for trading in today’s … Continue reading A Look at the Soaring Pelican CTA Product — With Sam Beckers and Dario Michalek →

Duration:00:31:28

Using AI and Human Insights to Decipher the Markets — With Abdel Missa

12/12/2019
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Abdel Missa, founder and CEO of MarketCipher Partners, about their product that weaves together AI and human insights to decipher the markets. This conversation dives into the MarketCipher SmartData™ Investment Strategy approach that involves feeding proprietary investment drivers and relationships into AI for optimal decision-making. In this episode, … Continue reading Using AI and Human Insights to Decipher the Markets — With Abdel Missa →

Duration:00:37:50

Introducing the Relative Volatility Strategy and Treasury Program — With Joel Groen

11/27/2019
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Joel Groen, CIO of 3i Capital Advisors. Considering that he has over 20 years of experience in the finance industry, stellar credentials, and deep knowledge of many aspects of trading, Joel is an ideal guest for our podcast. Listen in as he unpacks his two products, the Relative … Continue reading Introducing the Relative Volatility Strategy and Treasury Program — With Joel Groen →

Duration:00:39:19

10 Rules for Your Lifeline to Investing — With Davide Accomazzo

11/15/2019
In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Davide Accomazzo, CIO of THALASSA CAPITAL. Drawing from his extensive background in the trading industry, Davide generously shares his 10 rules for your lifeline when it comes to investing. In this episode, you will learn: All about Davide’s journey in the trading industry How to understand the nature … Continue reading 10 Rules for Your Lifeline to Investing — With Davide Accomazzo →

Duration:00:35:46

CTA Products: Tail Reaper and VIX Timer — With Ernest Chan

10/30/2019
In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Ernest Chan, CIO of QTS Capital Management. Ernest discusses the two polar opposite products his company has produced, Tail Reaper and VIX Timer strategies, and how they can be used in the markets. In this episode, you will learn: How Tail Reaper and VIX Timer came to fruition … Continue reading CTA Products: Tail Reaper and VIX Timer — With Ernest Chan →

Duration:00:29:01

MCR Trading: The Latest CTA Product by Mobius Asset Management — With John McLane

10/18/2019
In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with John McLane, president and CEO of Mobius Asset Management. John speaks of his years in the futures industry and how he created the MCR Trading Program, a discretionary trading program based on both systematic trading models and fundamental analysis. In this episode, you will learn: Why John switched … Continue reading MCR Trading: The Latest CTA Product by Mobius Asset Management — With John McLane →

Duration:00:17:46

Inside the Metis Tactical E-Mini (MTE) Program — With Weiqin Dong

10/2/2019
In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Weiqin Dong, the chief investment officer of Metis Asset Management Advisory and trading principal of Buckingham Global Advisors. Listen in as Weiqin walks you through the features of her METIS trading model and explains how she utilizes the S&P 500 E-mini futures. In this episode, you will learn: … Continue reading Inside the Metis Tactical E-Mini (MTE) Program — With Weiqin Dong →

Duration:00:18:20

Learning the ABCs of Options — With Guest Scot Billington

9/18/2019
In today’s episode, Nell Sloane takes you through the basic elements of an option with the help of guest Scott Billington, a chief investment officer of Covenant Capital Management. Given Scot’s rich background and experience in the market, it’s easy to see why Nell asked him to share his wisdom with you in this informative … Continue reading Learning the ABCs of Options — With Guest Scot Billington →

Duration:00:12:38

All About Auspice Capital’s Trading Style — With Tim Pickering

9/6/2019
In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Tim Pickering, chief investment officer of Auspice Capital. After leaving a career as the head trader at Shell Oil in Calgary, Alberta, Tim hit a turning point that led to the launch of Auspice’s own CTA product. In this episode, you will learn: About Tim’s journey prior to … Continue reading All About Auspice Capital’s Trading Style — With Tim Pickering →

Duration:00:38:09

Exploring Intraday Trading for Investors and CTAs — With Scott Andrews

8/21/2019
Get ready for an informative episode about the opportunities that short-term intraday trading can bring to the table. Today, Nell Sloane interviews Scott Andrews, CEO of InvestiQuant and principal of NUMERI Capital Management. He shares his experience in trading and how he goes about serving both CTAs and investors that are seeking alternatives and managed … Continue reading Exploring Intraday Trading for Investors and CTAs — With Scott Andrews →

Duration:00:22:25