The International Securities Exchange (ISE) recently announced its partnership with PureFunds in the launch of three new exchange traded funds (ETF), the PureFunds ISE Diamond/Gemstone ETF (NYSEARCA:GEM), the PureFunds ISE Mining Service ETF (NYSEARCA:MSXX), and the PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF (NYSEARCA:SILJ). All three ETFs track proprietary indexes developed by the ISE and are listed on NYSEArca. Kris Monaco took some time to speak with JLN Metals editor Sarah Rudolph about the characteristics and uses of these new products. Q: How and why did ISE develop these indexes in conjunction with the PureFunds ETFs? A: ISE developed the indexes over…
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Todd Fulton of Pioneer Futures on CTA Fees, Capacity Caps and Managed Futures Mutual Funds (Part 2/2) Interview,Managed Futures,Video
Todd Fulton, vice president, managed futures at Pioneer Futures, has been around the CTA space for more than 20 years. In Part 2 of our conversation, he spoke with JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf about emerging managers’ impact on the managed futures space as well as the effect of capacity caps have on various funds. He also discussed how flexible CTAs can be on fees. Fulton says some clients can get ‘zero and 25’ fee structures. And he discussed the potential for managed futures mutual funds, the plusses and questions that still remain for that product. Also see: Todd…
Todd Fulton of Pioneer Futures on What Investors Want in Emerging Managers (Part 1/2) Interview,Managed Futures,Video
Todd Fulton, Vice President, Managed Futures at Pioneer Futures, has been around the CTA space for more than 20 years. He spoke with JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf about just what it is that attracts investors to emerging CTAs, why he isn’t sold on Sharpe ratios, what fees really are and the future for managed futures. Also see: Todd Fulton of Pioneer Futures on CTA Fees, Capacity Caps and Managed Futures Mutual Funds (Part 2/2)
Frank Pusateri of CTA Expo Discusses the Potential for Managed Futures ETFs Interview,Managed Futures,Video
Frank Pusateri is the president and founder of CTA EXPO, the conference group which hosts events for emerging managers in Chicago, New York, London and for the first time, in Miami on December 13. He spoke with JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf about the trends he is seeing in the managed futures space, the challenges they face and the prospects for managed futures ETFs as well as mutual funds.
Anthony Neglia is president of Tower Trading of New York City, an open outcry floor brokerage firm specializing in options on precious metals at the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). His commentary regularly appears on CNBC and TheStreet.com. John Lothian News editor-at-large Doug Ashburn spoke with Neglia about volatility in the metals market, position limits, the role of speculators, and the future of the metals space.
Keith Goggin is a partner at Integral Derivatives LLC, the largest options specialist firm on the NYSE/Amex options marketplace. He has been a market-maker and specialist in options on ETFs since their inception. John Lothian News editor-at-large Doug Ashburn spoke with Goggin about the seventh anniversary of the Gold ETF contract, the role of speculators, high market volatility, and the future of ETFs.
JLN Options editor Sarah Rudolph sat down with Gary Delany, Director of European Marketing and Education for the Options Industry Council (OIC), to discuss some of the findings of the study, “European Demand for U.S. Listed Equity Options,” including identifying the biggest users of US options and the barriers to trading. The OIC commissioned study conducted by the TABB Group found strong European demand for US listed options. The study included interviews with 29 participants from a cross section of US and European firms active in the US listed options industry, including broker-dealers, market makers, data providers, hedge funds, and…