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Coquest Traders Research is a knowledge-centered media hub built around three distinct pathways, offering specialized, cross-purposed information serving true market participants, risk managers and speculators in the global commodity markets, including investors, family offices, operators, hedgers, commercial interests, and asset managers. 


CTR’s Managed Investments portal offers a wealth of information for CTAs and by CTAs, in addition to program profiles and statistics, market discussions, and more from Coquest Advisors., This includes the regularly updated Coquest 40 Index, CTR’s living compilation of the top 40 largest managers in the industry and the CTA Challenge, a year-long evaluation of daily risk adjusted returns of participating mangers. The Coquest Institute is both a library and archive of educational resources, white papers, and investment strategies. Finally, CTR’s Trading & Hedging portal brings the granular data and insights industry professionals crave, written by current subject-matter experts in their respective fields. Weekly commentaries provide analyses of corn, wheat and soy complex market fluctuations, as well as weather and geo-political events and situations affecting those markets, and medium- to long-range perspectives of what’s on the horizon.



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Market Movers — October 2021

Posted on November 23, 2021 at 2:13 pm

U.S. equity markets recovered in October on the back of strong earnings numbers. Inflation levels remained heightened on a year-over-year...

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CQA – CTA Challenge Insights September 2021

Posted on November 2, 2021 at 10:39 am

CQA – CTA Challenge Insights September 2021   U.S. equities sold off in September, recording the worst month since the...

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Coquest 40 Index September 2021 Update

Posted on October 18, 2021 at 5:23 pm

The Coquest 40 Index finished September up +0.50%%, bringing YTD performance to +6.73%. U.S. equities sold off in September, recording...

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Buttonwood September 2021 Update

Posted on October 13, 2021 at 12:30 pm

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CQA – CTA Challenge Insights August 2021

Posted on October 5, 2021 at 2:37 pm

CQA – CTA Challenge Insights – August 2021   Major geopolitical events, the Delta variant, and the devastation caused by...

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Trend Following Trading Strategy

Posted on September 9, 2021 at 12:05 pm

Trend Following Trading Strategy   Trend following is a strategy to capture a directional (rallying or declining) movement of a...

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Breaking Down Discretionary Trading Methodology

Posted on June 3, 2021 at 11:51 am

Breaking Down Discretionary Trading Methodology   Of the three common methods of trading, systematic, discretionary, and gray box (a hybrid...

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Breaking Down Systematic Trading Methodology

Posted on February 9, 2021 at 4:32 pm

Breaking Down Systematic Trading Methodology   What is Systematic Trading Methodology? Systematic trading methodology (not to be confused with systematic...

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The Pros and Cons of Buy and Hold

Posted on June 24, 2020 at 4:27 pm

The expression “buy and hold” is often mentioned in the equity markets. This means you buy a stock or a...

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Uncorrelated Strategies in Times of Covid-19

Posted on May 14, 2020 at 11:34 am

Here comes a new crisis bringing with it a spike in volatility reminiscent of 2008. Once again, investors are reminded...

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Weekly Insights: An Introduction to FOREX

Posted on November 16, 2021 at 9:59 am

An Introduction to FOREX   One of the largest traded markets in the world is the foreign exchange market (FOREX),...

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Coquest Daily Energy Report

Posted on November 12, 2021 at 3:33 pm

Crude Oil Futures for December 2021 settled down $0.80 @ $80.79/bbl trading in a $1.84 range including the overnight-RBOB settled...

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Coquest Daily Energy Report

Posted on November 11, 2021 at 3:21 pm

Crude Oil Futures for December 2021 settled up $0.25 @ $81.59/bbl trading in a $2.13 range including the overnight-RBOB settled...

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Weekly Insights: Selling Options — The Real Story

Posted on November 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Selling Options — The Real Story   There are two adages in the futures industry that go something like this:...

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Coquest Daily Energy Report

Posted on November 9, 2021 at 3:58 pm

Crude Oil Futures for December 2021 settled up $2.22 @ $84.15/bbl trading in a $2.70 range including the overnight-RBOB settled...

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Article · A Little-Known Index Measures Economic Uncertainty

Posted on 2019-06-09

In his new article for Seeking Alpha Mark Shore discusses the Economic Policy Uncertainty Index, which is attaining increased use among academics, pra... read more...

Coquest CTA Challenge 2019 · Chicago Spring Fling

Posted on 2019-06-03

Coquest CTA Challenge 2019: Chicago Spring Fling (cheering goodbye to low temps and low volatility) Coquest invite their clients and business pa... read more...

Michael Lock · Institutional Analysis Simplified

Posted on 2019-05-31

How does an institutional investor go about selecting an investment in liquid capital markets? Hint: Historical returns are not the only factor... read more...

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