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 Groups 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 Groups 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 AdvisorsS&P Short Spread Programattempts 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 ManagementsEnhanced S&P Programis 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 »
TheCarbide Absolute Return Programseeks 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 ManagementsCurrency Trading Programutilizes 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 »
Bocken TradingsAgricultural Trading Programemploys 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 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 »
The Opus FuturesAdvanced Ag Programis 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 »
The Mobius Asset ManagementMCR Trading Programis a fully discretionary trading program, based on both systematic trading models and fundamental analysis. Its 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 »
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TRADING FUTURES AND OPTIONS INVOLVES SUBSTANTIAL RISK OF LOSS AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES OF PROFIT NO MATTER WHO IS MANAGING YOUR MONEY. AN INVESTOR MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND THE COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORS CURRENT DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT BEFORE INVESTING. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.
THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT MUST BE READ AND AGREED UPON
THE RISK OF LOSS IN TRADING COMMODITY INTERESTS CAN BE SUBSTANTIAL. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE CAREFULLY CONSIDER WHETHER SUCH TRADING IS SUITABLE FOR YOU IN LIGHT OF YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION. IN CONSIDERING WHETHER TO TRADE OR TO AUTHORIZE SOMEONE ELSE TO TRADE FOR YOU, YOU SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING:
IF YOU PURCHASE A COMMODITY OPTION YOU MAY SUSTAIN A TOTAL LOSS OF THE PREMIUM AND OF ALL TRANSACTION COSTS.
RESULTS OF STUDIES CONDUCTED IN THE PAST MAY NOT BE INDICATIVE OF CURRENT TIME PERIODS OR OF THE PERFORMANCE OF ANY INDIVIDUAL CTA.
IF YOU PURCHASE OR SELL A COMMODITY FUTURES CONTRACT OR SELL A COMMODITY OPTION YOU MAY SUSTAIN A TOTAL LOSS OF THE INITIAL MARGIN FUNDS OR SECURITY DEPOSIT AND ANY ADDITIONAL FUNDS THAT YOU DEPOSIT WITH YOUR BROKER TO ESTABLISH OR MAINTAIN YOUR POSITION. IF THE MARKET MOVES AGAINST YOUR POSITION, YOU MAY BE CALLED UPON BY YOUR BROKER TO DEPOSIT A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF ADDITIONAL MARGIN FUNDS, ON SHORT NOTICE, IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN YOUR POSITION. IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE THE REQUESTED FUNDS WITHIN THE PRESCRIBED TIME, YOUR POSITION MAY BE LIQUIDATED AT A LOSS, AND YOU WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY RESULTING DEFICIT IN YOUR ACCOUNT.
MANAGED FUTURES MAY NOT NECESSARILY BE PROFITABLE UNDER ALL MARKET CONDITIONS AND ALSO MAY NOT NECESSARILY REDUCE VOLATILITY.
UNDER CERTAIN MARKET CONDITIONS, YOU MAY FIND IT DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE TO LIQUIDATE A POSITION. THIS CAN OCCUR, FOR EXAMPLE, WHEN THE MARKET MAKES A LIMIT MOVE.
THE PLACEMENT OF CONTINGENT ORDERS BY YOU OR YOUR TRADING ADVISOR, SUCH AS A STOP-LOSS OR STOP-LIMIT ORDER, WILL NOT NECESSARILY LIMIT YOUR LOSSES TO THE INTENDED AMOUNTS, SINCE MARKET CONDITIONS MAY MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE TO EXECUTE SUCH ORDERS.
A SPREAD POSITION MAY NOT BE LESS RISKY THAN A SIMPLE LONG OR SHORT POSITION.
THE HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE THAT IS OFTEN OBTAINABLE IN COMMODITY INTEREST TRADING CAN WORK AGAINST YOU AS WELL AS FOR YOU. THE USE OF LEVERAGE CAN LEAD TO LARGE LOSSES AS WELL AS GAINS.
IN SOME CASES, MANAGED COMMODITY ACCOUNTS ARE SUBJECT TO SUBSTANTIAL CHARGES FOR MANAGEMENT AND ADVISORY FEES. IT MAY BE NECESSARY FOR THOSE ACCOUNTS THAT ARE SUBJECT TO THESE CHARGES TO MAKE SUBSTANTIAL TRADING PROFITS TO AVOID DEPLETION OR EXHAUSTION OF THEIR ASSETS. THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT CONTAINS A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF THE PRINCIPAL RISK FACTORS AND EACH FEE TO BE CHARGED TO YOUR ACCOUNT BY THE COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR (CTA).
THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION (CFTC) REQUIRE THAT PROSPECTIVE CUSTOMERS OF A CTA RECEIVE A DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT WHEN THEY ARE SOLICITED TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WHEREBY THE CTA WILL DIRECT OR GUIDE THE CLIENTS COMMODITY INTEREST TRADING AND THAT CERTAIN RISK FACTORS BE HIGHLIGHTED. THIS DOCUMENT IS READILY ACCESSIBLE AT THIS SITE. THIS BRIEF STATEMENT CANNOT DISCLOSE ALL OF THE RISKS AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT ASPECTS OF THE COMMODITY MARKETS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD PROCEED DIRECTLY TO THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT AND STUDY IT CAREFULLY TO DETERMINE WHETHER SUCH TRADING IS APPROPRIATE FOR YOU IN LIGHT OF YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO ACCESS THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT BY CLICKING THE LINKS PROVIDED UNDER EACH OF THE RESPECTIVE CTAS. YOU WILL NOT INCUR ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES BY ACCESSING THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT. YOU MAY ALSO REQUEST DELIVERY OF A HARD COPY OF THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT, WHICH WILL ALSO BE PROVIDED TO YOU AT NO ADDITIONAL COST. THE CFTC HAS NOT PASSED UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THESE TRADING PROGRAMS NOR ON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF ANY OF THESE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS.
OTHER DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED YOU BEFORE A COMMODITY ACCOUNT MAY BE OPENED FOR YOU. THIS MATTER IS INTENDED AS A SOLICITATION.
THIS MATERIAL MAY MENTION SERVICES WHICH RANK THE PERFORMANCE OF COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RANKINGS APPLY ONLY TO THOSE CTAs WHO SUBMIT THEIR TRADING RESULTS. THE RANKINGS IN NO WAY PURPORT TO BE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE OF COMMODITY TRADING ADVISORS. THE MATERIAL IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE RESULTS ARE OFFICIALLY SANCTIONED RESULTS OF THE COMMODITY INDUSTRY. BE ADVISED THAT AN INDIVIDUAL CANNOT INVEST IN THE INDEX ITSELF AND THE ACTUAL RATES OF RETURN FOR AN INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM MAY SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFER AND BE MORE VOLATILE THAN THE INDEX.
ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURE REQUIRED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE FEES:
A COMPLETE DISCUSSION OF FEES AND CHARGES ARE REPORTED IN THE CTAs DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT. SPECIFICALLY, ONE SHOULD RECOGNIZE THAT AN INTRODUCING BROKER MAY CHARGE A FRONT-END STARTUP FEE OF UP TO 6% OF THE INITIAL TRADING CONTRIBUTION. BE ADVISED THAT IBS CLEARING ADMIS MAY CHARGE A MAXIMUM OF 3% FRONT-END FEE. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CHARGE IS NOT REFLECTED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR AND COULD HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON THE CUSTOMERS ABILITY TO ACHIEVE SIMILAR RETURNS.
I HAVE READ AND AGREE TO THE STATEMENT ABOVE AND WISH TO PROCEED