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Top Traders Round Table – Bedi | Jaffarian | Hatzopoulos #01

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Top Traders is bringing you Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures. On this episode my guests are Amy Elefante Bedi, Director of Hedged Strategies at Washington University Investment Management Company in St. Louis, Ernest Jaffarian, the CEO of Efficient Capital Management as well Phil Hatzopoulos , who is the Global Head of Buyside Sales at the CME Group.

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In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • Key Insights from industry leaders in Managed Futures
  • How they got where they are today
  • What Ernest did to change his career to Managed Futures
  • The hesitations that endowments have had when investing in the CTA industry
  • What is the state of the fund-to-fund model today
  • The importance of diversifying your portfolio
  • How to find and access talent in the Managed Futures space
  • Questions to ask a manager when deciding on your allocations
  • The issue of fees and the debate surrounding it
  • The performance of CTAs in the last decade

This episode was sponsored by CME Group:

Connect with our guests:

Learn more about Amy Elefante Bedi and Washington University’s Investment Management Company

Learn more about Ernest Jaffarian and Efficient Capital Management

Learn more about Phillip Hatzopoulos and CME Group

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