Tag Archives: Futures

Inside AlgoLab’s Risk-Adjusted Returns Program — With Greg Kolodziejzyk



In this inspirational episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Greg Kolodziejzyk, a record-holding athlete and the founder and CEO of AlgoLab Capital Management, where he’s been actively trading futures as a proprietary trader for over 25 years. Greg talks about his athletic and entrepreneurial journey, how he became involved in trading futures, and the main features of his risk-adjusted returns program. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Greg’s inner drive led him to create AlgoLab
  • What different markets AlgoLab trades with their CTA product
  • What the CTA’s margin to equity ratio is
  • How the CTA’s automated strategy drives the trades
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about Greg Kolodziejzyk and his risk-adjusted returns program!

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | AlgoLab | Greg Kolodziejzyk | Disrupting Wall Street by Greg Kolodziejzyk 


Your Expert Guide to VIX Futures — With Scot Billington



In this educational episode, Nell Sloane is joined again by Scot Billington, the owner of Covenant Capital Management, to talk about the VIX. Scot shares his vast knowledge about VIX futures and VIX cash and uncovers the differences between the two.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The definition of a VIX
  • About the two different ways that a VIX can be traded
  • Where can you trade the VIX
  • Why you need to be aware of the VIX level at all times
  • And more!

Tune in now and increase your knowledge about VIX futures.

Resources:

Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Episode 8 Learning the ABCs of Options — With Scot Billington

 


Profiling the Trade — With Josh Schuler



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Josh Schuler founder of Trade With Profile, about how he not only trades but teaches others to trade. Through this discussion, Josh shares all the different aspects of his trading style and how he brings that to others.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Josh began his trading career
  • What the two main types of profiling Josh uses are
  • Which commodities are the most desirable to follow
  • What courses are available at Trade with Profile
  • And more!

Tune in now and see if trading is something you could sink your teeth into.

Resources:

Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Trade With Profile  


Do You Have What It Takes to Become a Trader? — With Ryan Goetz



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Ryan Goetz, founder of Praus Capital Management, about his CTA product. Self-taught as a trader, Ryan used his years of experience in the financial industry to grow his processes that would eventually become his signature product.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • About Ryan Goetz and his career leading up to founding Praus Capital Management
  • A technical analysis of Ryan’s CTA product 
  • What the most ideal market conditions are for a short-term strategist
  • Which market conditions Ryan finds to be most challenging
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about what it takes to become a managed futures trader.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Praus Capital Management


Your Tour of the Systematic CTA — With Harsha Patwardhan



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Harsha Patwardhan, founder and CEO of AVR Capital Advisors, about his systematic CTA product that utilizes the short-term cycles in the markets. As you will soon find out, Harsha’s strategies are very short term, from a few minutes to a few days, and allow investors to manage the risk in their portfolios. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Harsha’s systematic approach works within the markets to provide returns
  • Examples of how this program can be customized to suit investors’ preferences
  • How Harsha implements risk controls
  • The benefits of moving away from an institutional platform
  • Which market conditions produce the best results for this product
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn more about this systematic CTA product.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Harsha Patwardhan’s Email: (201) 638-8162


A Look at the Soaring Pelican CTA Product — With Sam Beckers and Dario Michalek



In this episode, Nell Sloane of Capital Trading Group speaks with Sam Beckers and Dario Michalek from Soaring Pelican about their CTA product. By drawing on their 40 years of combined experience in the industry and blending their trading models, Sam and Dario are confident that they’ve created a great product for trading in today’s marketplace.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What Market behavioral analysis looks at and how it ties into the development of trading strategies
  • What the ideal market conditions are for the Soaring Pelican CTA product
  • How Sam and Dario decided to join forces
  • About the three strategies that are used within the Soaring Pelican CTA product
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about Soaring Pelican CTA product and the men behind it. 

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Soaring Pelican


Using AI and Human Insights to Decipher the Markets — With Abdel Missa



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Abdel Missa, founder and CEO of MarketCipher Partners, about their product that weaves together AI and human insights to decipher the markets. This conversation dives into the MarketCipher SmartData™ Investment Strategy approach that involves feeding proprietary investment drivers and relationships into AI for optimal decision-making.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Which strengths of human insights and AI form the core of this strategy
  • How the human element and a quantitative process are used in order to avoid over-fitting
  • What the five layers of risk management are
  • And more!

Tune in to learn how the MarketCipher SmartData™ Investment Strategy uses the best of AI and human insights to decipher the markets. 

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | MarketCipher Partners


Introducing the Relative Volatility Strategy and Treasury Program — With Joel Groen



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Joel Groen, CIO of 3i Capital Advisors. Considering that he has over 20 years of experience in the finance industry, stellar credentials, and deep knowledge of many aspects of trading, Joel is an ideal guest for our podcast. Listen in as he unpacks his two products, the Relative Volatility Strategy and Treasury Program.  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What 3i does to create diversified portfolios
  • How they come up with an optimal set of trades within different asset classes
  • How 3i manages risk
  • Why a lack of consensus leads to more diversified trades
  • And more!

Tune in now and learn how you may be able to better manage your futures with the Relative Volatility Strategy and Treasury Program.

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | Email Joel Groen: (203) 410-5529


10 Rules for Your Lifeline to Investing — With Davide Accomazzo



In this episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Davide Accomazzo, CIO of THALASSA CAPITAL. Drawing from his extensive background in the trading industry, Davide generously shares his 10 rules for your lifeline when it comes to investing. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • All about Davide’s journey in the trading industry
  • How to understand the nature of expected returns
  • Words of advice for running your own stress test as an investor
  • Why it’s important to do your homework when looking at historical data
  • And much more!

Tune in now and learn how you may be able to better manage your futures!

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | THALASSA CAPITAL  


CTA Products: Tail Reaper and VIX Timer — With Ernest Chan



In today’s episode, Nell Sloane speaks with Ernest Chan, CIO of QTS Capital Management. Ernest discusses the two polar opposite products his company has produced, Tail Reaper and VIX Timer strategies, and how they can be used in the markets.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Tail Reaper and VIX Timer came to fruition
  • The main differences between the two products
  • What kind of results can be achieved through the use of these products
  • And much more!

Tune in now and learn how you may be able to better manage your futures!

Resources:  Capital Trading Group: (800) 238-2610 | QTS Capital Management