Commodity Trading Advisors

White River Group

White River Group is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor whose primary goal is to generate the highest quality of risk adjusted returns for clients. White River Group’s trading strategy is discretionary, although technical analysis goes into defining trading strategy. Fundamental factors, including inflation view and economic indicators, are also taken into account. White River Group’s programs trade futures and options in a broad array of markets, including, but not limited to, currencies, energies, equities, grains, interest rates, meats, metals and softs (e.g., sugar, cocoa and coffee), traded on U.S. and non-U.S. exchanges. Learn More »

Vision Investment Advisors, LLC

Vision Investment Advisors’ S&P Short Spread Program attempts to capture short option premium on both call and put spreads. The short spread allows the overall position to have a defined and maximum risk of loss. The program enters and maintains positions in conjunction with a trend confirmation, and does not attempt to establish or maintain positions against the trend (based upon proprietary indicator). Learn More »

Diamond Capital Management, LLC

Diamond Capital Management’s Enhanced S&P Program is a trend-following system enhanced with an option overlay. The program utilizes a computerized technical trend-following strategy with various levels of money management techniques. The system first determines whether the S&P market is in a bull or bear trend, then trades only with the trend until it is stopped out. A stop would occur when the S&P moves out of the current trend but has not yet entered into the opposite trend. Learn More »

Carbide Capital, Inc.

The Carbide Absolute Return Program seeks to produce non-correlated returns through a long/short options strategy focused on the S&P 500. The program generally has a bias towards short option positions. Learn More »

GAIA Capital Management, LLC

GAIA Capital Management’s Currency Trading Program utilizes a technical trading approach with a systematic multi-strategy investment model that seeks to deliver risk adjusted alpha returns with low correlation to other investments. GAIA Capital Management has developed advanced proprietary technologies, including a trading engine that attempts to systematically identify and exploit non-random price behavior from high frequency global financial data across multiple asset classes and strategies. Learn More »

R Best, LLC

The R Best Private Client Program utilizes short term, systematic technical models to capitalize on directional moves in the Treasury and Equity Futures markets. The models are designed to establish intraday trading positions when the markets exhibit a high probability of developing a sustained trending move or a sustained reversion move that day. Learn More »

HPX Financial, LLC

HPX Financial, LLC offers the Old School Program, a speculative futures trading program currently offered by HPX Financial, LLC. This program is generally more aggressive than the HPX Ag Program. HPX Financials head trader is Harvey Paffenroth, who started out on the CME in 1971 running tickets, placing orders and bought his membership shortly thereafter. Harvey started off trading pork bellies, and even worked on the physical side of the market taking delivery of pork bellies, storing and selling them later. He continued to both trade on the CME in the pits and continued his hedging business until the end of the pork bellies contract, by which time HPX had already transitioned into lean hogs and cattle products, which are now live cattle and feeder cattle. Learn More »

Bocken Trading, LLC

Bocken Trading’s Agricultural Trading Program employs a discretionary managed futures strategy that focuses on agricultural markets, especially wheat, corn, and soybean contracts. The program has a fundamental focus using a proprietary methodology to identify potential trading opportunities, and is almost always involved in the markets. Bocken Trading may use technical analysis to determine entry and exit levels, and is comfortable trading both sides of futures and options markets. Learn More »

M&R Capital, LLC

M&R Capital, LLC focuses primarily on agricultural commodity markets with emphasis on livestock products. Trades are taken in live cattle, feeder cattle, and lean hogs. Scott Shepard, the trading principal, does not limit his trading exclusively to these products. He will also trade corn, soybeans, and the U.S. Dollar Index as he studies the relationships these products play in the livestock industry. Learn More »

Opus Futures, LLC

The Opus Futures Advanced Ag Program is a discretionary trading program focused on fundamental grain, oilseed, and livestock analysis. There is no system aspect to the program. Technical/chart analysis is used very rarely, and generally only to help determine entrance and exit points. Learn More »

Mobius Asset Management

The Mobius Asset Management MCR Trading Program is a fully discretionary trading program, based on both systematic trading models and fundamental analysis. It’s key to enforce discipline and consistency. The primary objective of the trading program is to detect early trend development and to be positioned in the direction of the market. Learn More »