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Market Trends for July 2017

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Trend following can be quite a challenging utility, return profile, for investors to hold on to. Equities tend to go up, up, up, up, up and then kick you in the teeth and then recover and then go up, up, up. Managed futures have an opposite profile where they tend to make consecutive losses than have a very strong run that makes money. That’s intrinsically quite challenging for investors to hold onto, but it’s really valuable in the portfolio.

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Market Trends for June 2017

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As the drought in the Dakotas intensified, so did the drought in trends so far this year…leaving some trend followers close to their worst drawdowns…which typically means that…Better Times are Ahead!

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Market Trends for May 2017

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May 17th will be remembered by trend following investors, for the simple reason that it was one of those painful days where trends reversed as a group…with nowhere to hide for trend based strategies.

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Market Trends for April 2017

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Trend Followers looks to Cattle and Politics to create new opportunities…which may last in to the summer…

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Market Trends for March 2017

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The winners in 2016 continue their slide in early 2017..as trend followers put in a solid month…

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Market Trends for February 2017

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The winners in 2016 continue their slide in early 2017..as trend followers put in a solid month…

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Market Trends for January 2017

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The winners in 2016 take a hit in early 2017..but its not all bad news…

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Market Trends for December 2016

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what happened during 2016 in one of the big market sectors, could turn out to be very significant for investors going forward…

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Market Trends for November 2016

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It did not take long for the 45th President of the United States to have a major effect on the world’s financial and commodity markets…

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Market Trends for October 2016

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It wasn’t just Halloween that scared investors in the month of October. News of economic strength increased expectations of central bank actions to raise interest rates and drove bond futures down throughout the month.

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