Managed Futures strategies can take advantage of directional trends, positive or negative, in nearly any asset type, inclusive of fixed income, currency, equity and commodities markets. Different Managed Futures strategies have different aims. Some trend following strategies seek to exploit longer-term market trends. Other strategies, such as counter-trend strategies, seek short-term trends to capitalize on volatile markets with a lot of back-and-forth price movements.
Over the last 18 years, the managed futures category has maintained a low correlation to most asset classes.
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