Performance When Stocks Are Down
Futures-based investments are often viewed as higher return/ higher risk, but it is their non correlation with traditional markets which causes managed futures investments to be volatility reducers and portfolio diversifies during the bad times for traditional investments.
CRISIS PERIOD PERFORMANCE
. . .and When Stocks Are Up
Managed Futures non correlation to stock markets means there will be periods when stocks and managed futures both go up in tandem, and periods when they go down in tandem, as well as the periods where they move opposite one another. Taking a longer perspective shows that managed futures have can perform in a wide range of stock market environments, including positive performance during stock rallies.
AVERAGE MANAGED FUTURES PERFORMANCE BASED ON STOCKS
FALLING EQUITY MARKETS
RISING EQUITY MARKETS