Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Sep 22 2010 | 12:49pm ET
Commodity trading adviser Lafayette Trading is the latest firm to succumb to the difficult fundraising environment.
The California firm will liquidate its fund after just over a year of managing money for outside investors, reports HFM Week.
The firm debuted about two years ago—founded by Money Management Group’s Todd Lorber, as well as Ken Jones, Ken Whitley and Ray Sebastian—managing proprietary capital.
Lafayette employed a proprietary, short-term, systematic technology to generate trade signals on equity index future contracts.
“Given the market environment, we thought it was the right time to cease operations,” Lorber told HFM Week.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...