Kaufmann-Rothstein International Explains Advantages of Alternative Investment Programs

Top Quote General definition has it that a Managed Futures Account is an alternative investment strategy that basically depends on the trading capabilities of professional investment managers who are identified as Commodity Trading Advisors. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 14, 2011 - Most traders in managed futures focus on commodity futures and options trading. As alternative investment strategy, managed futures investments are usually referred to as Commodity Trading Advisors' Programs.

    Any managed futures account has the capacity to go long or to go short, because they are considered as among the most flexible financial instruments which allow benefiting both from falling and rising markets. Furthermore, funds in managed futures have effectively uncorrelated to conventional asset classes, allowing them to improve profits as well as reduce overall volatility.

    "The current growth in managed futures has been considered extensive. In 2001, it was projected that more than $40 billion assets were under close supervision of managed futures trading advisors. In early 2008, that number has significantly increased to nearly $300 billion," explained Mr. Ron Wilbanks, Kaufmann-Rothstein International's Managing Director for Global Alternative Investment Programs.

    Managed futures have even gained a lot of interests from global investors due to the continuous instability and volatility in the financial markets. As customary money management tactics, particularly the buy and hold approach exhibited their incapacity to guarantee long-term profits, a more dynamic approach to trading and investing has become more advantageous. Contrary to unreceptive management, managed futures are an aggressively managed investment strategy where existing positions are opened and closed at a more rapid rate.

    Investing in futures market is also an ideal opportunity to partake in the thrilling and profitable commodity markets. With so much interest being aimed at the metals space in the previous years, investing of one's trading portfolio in precious metals such as gold and silver and copper facilitates for supposition on where the price will be in the coming years. For soft commodities alone, particularly wheat and cotton, it has hit the headlines as of recent as well. With top commodity breaking news in the past year and manifold stories of latest and future scarcities on the markets, soft commodities can be a good and exciting place to invest in.

    For more detailed information about the benefits of trading managed futures, interested traders are advised to visit Kaufmann-Rothstein International's website.

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