In partnership with:
CME Group
Eurex

Posts by Niels Kaastrup-Larsen

Market Trends for November 2018

Since 1999, the 3 best months of performance for managed futures, represented by the SG Trend Index, have been November, December and January… but as November did not live up to this reputation, let’s see if December and January can make up for this.

Read Full Post

Market Trends for October 2018

Last months post was headed “Calm before the Storm?”…and little did I know, that only a few days in to October, the storm would be blowing across many markets, but in particular Equities and Energies.

With the BOJ accelerating their extreme monetary policies and the FED putting on the breaks…this storm could get bigger…

Read Full Post

Best of TTU – Return Dispersion and How to Successfully Adapt

In today’s post, I would like to share with you some really great moments  and unique takeaways from  a conversation I had with Marty Bergin, the president and owner of DUNN Capital Management, where Marty shares his views on Return Dispersion and how those experiences, together with extensive research, has enabled them to produce a more robust trend following process for their clients.  If you would like to hear the…

Market Trends for September 2018

As the FED delivered its anticipated rate hike during the last week of the month (the eighths since December 2015), the month of September was in many respect a relatively quiet month for most markets.

As “usual” the US stock markets made a new all-time high, and as “usual” European markets struggled to keep up with this trend.

Read Full Post

Market Trends for July 2018

US indices are within striking distance of new highs and Apple moved within a whisker ($65bn to be precise) of being valued at $1,000,000,000,000.

So all is good you would think…right?

Well not if you were long Facebook and GAM Holding stocks, as both firms saw their shares tumble by 20%…in one day!

Does this “contradiction” reveal a bigger problem in financial markets?

Read Full Post

Market Trends for June 2018

Like in any major negotiation, there will be good days and bad days…and over here in Europe…the BREXIT negotiations seem like a perfect example of this.

When I look at the performance of CTA’s during the month of June, there were a lot of these good days and not so good days…but in the end the Bulls prevailed.

Read Full Post
1 2 3 13