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Futures has been an essential site for active traders and professional investors and sophisticated investors for more than 15 years.
Three years ago, we revised Futures magazine and introduced Modern Trader, expanding our editorial coverage beyond futu…

Making drones work for you

Stories involving drones have been a mix of science fiction, military strategy and future commerce. Think of the 1960’s cartoon, The Jetsons.
The technical name for a drone is Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). A UAV can be either remotely piloted or it c…

Dmitri Alexeev

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Dmitri Alexeev

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Dmitri Alexeev, Ph.D. is CEO of AlphaTech Investment Solutions, LLC, creator of AlphaBot.

CTAs vs Central Banks: The QE Effect

In January 2015 at a Managed Funds Association conference I presented findings on the apparent relationship between commodity trading advisor (CTA) drawdowns and the Federal Reserve balance sheet, specifically the outright held securities part of it)….

Pardo: System designer has another upgrade

Bob Pardo taught himself computer programming as he anticipated the direction of trading back in the 1980s when he was in charge of floor operations for Salomon brothers and worked on supporting the execution of trading legend John Meriwether’s hedge …

Keys in designing quant strategies

Quantitative trading is a sophisticated area of finance. It takes a significant amount of time to gain the necessary knowledge and skill to construct your own trading strategies. It also can require extensive time spent on programming, but that doesn’…

Sentiment bruised by Tariff plans; Emerging markets tumble

Asian stocks were under renewed selling pressure this morning as global trade concerns and chaos across emerging markets weighed on risk appetite. Global trade developments have certainly placed investors on an emotional roller-coaster ride this week …