Mark Melin is a managed futures specialist. An industry practitioner and consultant, he has taught managed futures at Northwestern University / Chicago and has written or edited three books, including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill). Mark writes about managed futures investment performance and uncorrelated portfolios based on a performance driver method of diversification. For institutional investors and high net worth individuals, he assists in building managed futures investment portfolios. He also consults with financial services firms, helping them integrate appropriate managed futures programs into their traditional product offerings, and assists Commodity Trading Advisers in clearing and execution of their trading programs. Mark was previously director of managed futures at Alaron Trading until it was purchased by Peregrine in 2008.
His last book : High-Performance Managed Futures: The New Way to Diversify Your Portfolio
A provocative and insightful look at using managed futures to diversify investment portfolios
Financial advisors have long ignored managed futures. Yet, in the past thirty years, managed futures have significantly outperformed traditional stock and bond investments. In High-Performance Managed Futures: The New Way to Diversity Your Portfolio, author Mark H. Melin advises investors to question the commonly held belief of stocks and bonds, buy and hold. The first book of its kind, Melin advances a Nobel Prize winning investment method that’s been updated for today’s world to describe how managed futures can be used to design portfolios independent of the ups and downs of the stock market. The book:
• Details a new path for managing investments that’s not entirely dependent on the economy at large
• Describes meaningful asset diversification, while exposing Wall Street myths on the subject
Many of today’s investor’s are betrayed by either short-term thinking or the now outdated buy and hold investing philosophy. High-Performance Managed Futures details how to develop a stock market neutral investment portfolio designed for success in the long-term.
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