Andrew Abraham

andy-0101 My name in Andrew Abraham. I have been investing in commodities and managed futures since 1994. I adhere to the philosophy of trend following. Trend following stresses a disciplined approach to commodity/ futures trading. Successful trend following and commodity futures investing requires patience, discipline and actively managing the risk. What sets me apart from other traders is that I am not only concerned about the return on investment but how much risk I will have to tolerate to achieve my goals.

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If you are interested in contacting for speaking engagements. Please email me at Andrabr9@gmail.com or call 954 903 0638.

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Futures and commodity trading involve substantial risk. The evaluations of futures and commodities may fluctuate and as a result, clients may lose more than their original investment. In no event should the content of this website be construed as an express or an implied promise, guarantee or implication by, that you will profit, or that losses can or will be limited in any manner whatsoever. Past results are no indication of future performance. Information provided on this website is intended solely for informative purposes and is obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Information is in no way guaranteed. No guarantee of any kind is implied or possible, where projections of future conditions are attempted.

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5 Tough Years for Managed Futures and Trend Following

It has been a tough 5 years for managed futures and trend following. I received a report from Winton one of the largest and well known trend following managers…Worth a read if you are in the managed futures arena as well as trend following… Autocorrelationoftrendfollowingreturns PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. THE […]

How to Handle the Long Draw Down in Managed Futures

I have been trading managed futures since 1994. This has been one of the most challenging periods ever. Not just due to the draw down but the duration of the draw down. I am not alone. I have spoken to many of the industries veteran traders who have been around since the 1980s and the […]

It is all One Big Trade Currently in Managed Futures

The correlations are all very high. The dollar, Nasdaq and the bonds are all heavily correlated it seems. There are seas of green as well as seas of reds. One of the key aspects of trading is risk management. One of the components of risk management is sector correlations… Past performance is not indicative of […]

Managed Futures June 2013

Managed Futures June 2013 The hoped “Green Shoots” of managed futures recovery fell short in June. The vast majority of commodity trading advisors who started coming out of a very rough two year period earlier in the year were put another foot backwards in June. Trends were choppy due to continued Federal Reserve bond announcements. […]

Newedge CTA Index 20 Month Draw Down Worst on Record

How do you take this fact… Newedge CTA Index 20 Month Draw Down Worst on Record …a time to exit managed futures …or a time to be a contrarian? Personally as much as past performance is not indicative of future performance this statistic encourages me even more. The truth is we are only dealing in […]

What Changed in the Markets?

If you know the answer I would be shocked. The markets are moving from extreme pessimism and fear to greed and folly. Every day the news is gyrating the markets. I am not just referring to the stock and bond market, on our trading screens( if we bother to look) are seas of green and […]

Why Managed Futures

Managed futures and trend following are not retirement in a box. They do have distinct advantages. Tax Act of 1981 – short-term profits in futures are treated as 60% long-term, and 40% short-term Solid Performance in Prior Equity Bear Markets Hedge Against Inflation Hedge Against Sovereign Debt & Currency Risk Global Exposure Uncorrelated to Traditional […]

MANAGED FUTURES DRAWDOWN, RECOVERY, AND RUN UP CYCLES

Below is an interesting article from Attain. MANAGED FUTURES DRAWDOWN, RECOVERY, AND RUN UP CYCLES October 4, 2010 With several multi-market systematic programs on Attain’s recommended list such as Clarke Capital Worldwide, Integrated, Robinson Langley, and APA Strategic Diversification program seeing nice gains in September – it brought into sharp relief for us just how […]

Why You Need Managed Futures

Managed futures or otherwise called commodities are used every day in every country and are traded in very liquid markets. These commodities are used in our everyday life. Consider you use oil for your car, you have a credit card that is tied in to interest rates, when you eat cereal you consume wheat etc. […]

Managed futures on the rise as investors chase diversification

Wanted to share this article that was on Hedge Fund Review. Managed futures on the rise as investors chase diversification Probable future Author: Kris Devasabai Source: Hedge Funds Review | 04 Apr 2011 Managed futures has grown to become the single largest strategy in the hedge fund universe. Strong inflows and performance have helped make […]