All About Auspice Capital’s Trading Style — With Tim Pickering



In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Tim Pickering, chief investment officer of Auspice Capital. After leaving a career as the head trader at Shell Oil in Calgary, Alberta, Tim hit a turning point that led to the launch of Auspice’s own CTA product. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About Tim’s journey prior to founding the CTA program 
  • The available access points for investment with Auspice Capital 
  • How Auspice Capital differs from many other CTA programs 
  • Which environments are most challenging for Auspice Capital to trade in
  • Why Tim believes that non-correlated alternative investments will be a core holding in all future portfolios
  • About Tim’s life outside of the trading world

Tune in to learn all about Tim Pickering and Auspice Capital’s trading style.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-26100


Exploring Intraday Trading for Investors and CTAs — With Scott Andrews



Get ready for an informative episode about the opportunities that short-term intraday trading can bring to the table.

Today, Nell Sloane interviews Scott Andrews, CEO of InvestiQuant and principal of NUMERI Capital Management. He shares his experience in trading and how he goes about serving both CTAs and investors that are seeking alternatives and managed futures.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What inspired Scott Andrews to get into the trading industry
  • What Scott’s CTA product, NUMERI Capital Management, entails
  • Which ideal market conditions the NUMERI Capital program tends to thrive in and which conditions are challenging
  • About InvestiQuant’s purpose and value proposition to CTAs
  • How InvestiQuant enables its trader clients to test and prototype their own ideas without having to code
  • And more!

Tune in to meet Scott and learn how his products help CTAs and investors with trading.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238 26100 | NUMERI Capital | InvestiQuant | Scott@investiquant.com


Trading Styles — With Thomas Kochanek



In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Thomas Kochanek, founder of 1512 St. Gallen Capital Management. During his research at the University of St. Gallen, Thomas developed his own trading strategies, which now serves as the backbone for his firm.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About Thomas’s journey into the trading world
  • What drove Thomas’s decision to provide his trading style as a product to outside investors
  • About his Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) product, “Counter-Trend Trading Program”
  • How Thomas uses a trader’s commitment as a trading indicator
  • About Thomas’s trading edge and how he manages risk in portfolios
  • And more

Tune in to learn all about Thomas Kochanek’s trading style and his journey in the trading world.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-26100 | 1512 St. Gallen Capital Management | Thomas.Kochanek@1512sgcm.com


Discussing Options as a Strategic Investment — With Author Larry McMillan



In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Larry McMillan, author of the bestselling book “Options as a Strategic Investment,” popularly known as the options bible. Larry has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg, and Wall Street Journal, and he continues to make valuable contributions to the finance industry.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How Larry got started in the finance industry
  • What led to the publication of his first book
  • Larry’s style of trading, the markets he trades in, and his overall strategy
  • What his newly launched product, Volatility Capture CTA Strategy, is all about
  • Which market conditions Larry considers to be ideal or challenging
  • An insight into his personal life
  • And more!

Tune in to learn more about Larry McMillan and gain insight into his trading strategy. 

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238 26100 | Option Strategist | Options as a Strategic Investment: 5th Edition