KMJ’s Currency Program Delivers in ‘06

Feb 9 2007 | 10:08am ET

Crystal Lake, Ill.-based KMJ Capital Management’s 11-year-old KMJ Currency program, which only trades the major G-7 currencies on a discretionary basis, returned 28.78% to investors last year. However, last month the program was down 0.05% ending eight consecutive months of positive returns. It is currently managing some $40 million in assets. 

The program’s trading approach is short to medium term with trades ranging from four days to nine weeks, according to firm documents. It does not rely on trends for profitability and, unlike many trend following programs, KMJ Currency tends to go flat or have a slow decline during unprofitable periods.

The program is included on Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken’s FX Managed Alpha Product platform, the Parker Global FX Index and the AlphaMetrix Mosaic Platform. It charges fees of 2% for management and 20% for performance and has a $500,000 minimum investment requirement.


In Depth

Star Fund Managers Battered By Rocky Ride In Yields, Currencies

May 28 2015 | 6:05am ET

Some of the biggest names in the investment world have been whipsawed by the recent...

Lifestyle

Yale Receives $150 Million Gift from Blackstone’s Schwarzman

May 12 2015 | 12:10am ET

Yale University announced it has received a $150 million gift from Blackstone Group...

Guest Contributor

When Less is More: The Case for Concentrated Equity Strategies

Jun 1 2015 | 7:59am ET

The conventional wisdom is that wide diversification is the “holy grail,” as...

 

Sponsored Content

Editor's Note