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CME Group Sponsored: Top Traders Round Table

CME Group is the exclusive sponsor of Top Traders Round Table, a series of conversations with industry leaders on the subject of Managed Futures.

Episode 1 – Part 01

Guests include Amy Elefante Bedi, CFA, CAIA, Director of Hedged Strategies at Washington University Investment Management Company in St. Louis, Ernest Jaffarian, the CEO of Efficient Capital Management, and Phil Hatzopoulos, Global Head of Buyside Sales at CME Group.

Topics discussed:

  • Hesitations endowments have when investing in CTAs
  • Current state of the fund-to-fund model
  • How to find and access talent
  • Questions to ask a manager
  • Issue of fees and the surrounding debate
  • CTA performance in last decade

The views in this program reflect solely those of the host and other speakers and not necessarily those of its sponsors. The statements made in this program are for informational and educational purposes only and should not be considered investment advice or a solicitation of the sale or purchase of any futures, options or swaps contracts.

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