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Understanding Alternative Investments

Managed Futures: Is the trend your friend?

06/13

Using proprietary models to follow price trends, managed futures have historically been able to thrive in both up and down markets

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Material featuring the Coquest, Inc. brand/logo is sponsored by Coquest, Inc., an affiliate of Coquest, Inc.

Fundamental Series

An Introduction to Portfolio Diversification Using Alternative Investments

03/13

The importance of a well-diversified portfolio and the attributes an investment portfolio may encompass to be considered diversified

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An Introduction to Alternatives

06/12

An introduction to and primer on alternative investments

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Third Party Articles

SEC Adopts JOBS Act Rules

07/13

Drinker Biddle Publication: SEC adopts JOBS Act rules and issues additional final and proposed rules related to regulation D offerings

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The Effect of Obamacare on Hedge Funds, Fund Managers, and Investors

04/13

Arthur Bell Certified Public Accountants Publication: Discussion of the Proposed Regulations on the New 3.8% Net Investment Income Surtax

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When Bonds Fall

03/13

Jay Feuerstein discusses how actions of the Federal Reserve can impact bear markets in bonds

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Exit Managed Futures Now?

11/12

David Gratke provides his outlook on Managed Futures and current global trends

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Managed Futures and Volatility: Decoupling a "Convex" Relationship with Volatility Cycles

06/12

A look at managed futures during positive and negative volatility cycles and what it means to be long or short volatility

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Material featuring the Coquest, Inc. brand/logo is sponsored by Coquest, Inc., an affiliate of Coquest, Inc.

Investment Strategies Series

Opportunity and Risk

01/06

For nearly a century and a half, futures markets have fulfilled an important economic function-providing an efficient and effective mechanism for the management of price risks.
* This publication is the property of National Futures Association.

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THE FUNDAMENTALS OF futures

06/12

Managed futures is an asset class managed by professional investment managers who trade futures contracts.

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Material featuring the Coquest, Inc. brand/logo is sponsored by Coquest, Inc., an affiliate of Coquest, Inc.

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This content is provided for general informational purposes only. Material is current as of the date indicated, and has not been updated since that time. As such, material may become outdated or otherwise superseded at any time without notice. The content may not reflect the current views of the author and may not reflect recent market activity.

Material featuring the Coquest, Inc. brand/logo is sponsored by Coquest, Inc., an affiliate of Coquest, Inc.

Videos

Coquest, Inc.

03/12

Interview with Max Eagye, hosted by John Lothian News
 

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Debby Hallett of Arthur Bell CPAs

05/13

Performance Reporting for CTAs and Managed Accounts, hosted by John Lothian News

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This content is provided for general informational purposes only. Material is current as of the date indicated, and has not been updated since that time. As such, material may become outdated or otherwise superseded at any time without notice. The content may not reflect the current views of the author and may not reflect recent market activity.

Material featuring the Coquest, Inc. brand/logo is sponsored by Coquest, Inc., an affiliate of Coquest, Inc.

Coquest, Inc., a registered introducing broker and CTA, and NFA member, introduces customer accounts to futures commission merchants, recommends a platform of futures trading programs and provides futures consulting services.

The Coquest, Inc. group of affiliated companies is wholly-owned and controlled by (i) private equity funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC and its affiliates (“Aquiline”), and by Genstar Capital Management, LLC and its affiliates (“Genstar”), and (ii) certain senior management of Coquest, Inc. and other affiliates. Established in 2005, Aquiline focuses its investments exclusively in the financial services industry. Established in 1988, Genstar focuses its investment efforts across a variety of industries and sectors, including financial services. The Coquest, Inc. companies include Coquest, Inc.

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