Managed Futures

CTA RESEARCH CENTER-Click hereManaged Futures refers to an industry of professional money managers known as Commodity Trading Advisors – CTA’s.  These trading advisors seek to increase portfolio exposure to international investments and nonfinancial sectors using various financial instruments. CTA’s take positions based on their goals and experience.

An investment in Managed Futures is a good source of diversification for portfolios of equities and bonds.  In times of market uncertainty, diversification in any portfolio is imperative.  Today, CTA’s have the ability to:

  • Potential for Reduced Portfolio Volatility Risk
  • Potential to Enhance Portfolio Returns
  • Ability to earn Profit in any Economic Environment
  • Globally Diversify your portfolio

Individual investors looking to diversify his/her portfolio may benefit from our relationship with commodity trading advisors in the industry. Using our “Diversified Blend Portfolio Model,” we group a collection of non-correlated CTA’s to help you diversify your portfolio.  For our diversified blend customers, we strive to help you meet your goals.

Managed futures trading advisors can benefit from the structural efficiencies of the futures markets in a variety of ways. Also, by using leverage, traders control large dollar amounts in the futures markets with a comparatively small amount of capital.

Benefits of Managed Accounts

  1. Diversification – Non correlated asset class
  2. Managing Portfolio Risk
  3. Trade in Global Markets
  4. Historical returns and volatilities are similar to those of equities
  5. Hedging against inflation and rising energy prices
  6. Possible reduced portfolio volatility risk

*Managed futures involves various risks including the fact that managed futures products use leverage , experience volatility and can result in substantial losses. You should carefully consider whether investing in managed futures is appropriate for you in light of your experience, objectives, financial resources and other relevant circumstances.

For more information on Managed Futures click on links below:
Managed Futures: Portfolio Diversification Opportunities
10 Reasons to Consider Adding Managed Futures to Your Portfolio
Lintner Revisited: The Benefits of Managed Futures 25 Years Later

Commodities Trading

The commodity futures market allows traders to diversify his/her investment portfolio, and speculate in global markets. At Olympus Futures, our investors are able to take long or short positions, buy and sell options, and place equity with professional money managers known as CTA’s. Our brokers can help you decide what type of guidance best suits your money management needs– self-directed, broker-assisted or managed accounts.

We provide access to futures markets through a variety of electronic trading platforms.

 Along with exceptional service, fast fills and brokers that help diversify your current trading strategies; we add value to every aspect of your investment portfolio.

Our goal is to make you a better trader and/or investor. We strive to provide you with the best brokerage service, asset management and customer service in the business. We maintain relationships with Rosenthal Collins Group LLC., and Advantage Futures.

Risk Disclosure
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures, options and retail off-exchange foreign currency. Only risk capital should be used. You should carefully take into consideration your knowledge and financial resources to determine whether trading is suitable for you. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Past performance is not indicative of future results.