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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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Coquest 40 Index May 2021 Update

Posted on June 18, 2021 at 11:17 am

The Coquest 40 Index finished May up +1.46%, bringing YTD performance to +6.11%. May saw equity markets finish slightly higher...

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Buttonwood May 2021 Update

Posted on June 14, 2021 at 2:12 pm

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CQA – CTA Challenge Insights April 2021

Posted on June 2, 2021 at 2:04 pm

CTA Challenge Insights April 2021   The global economic recovery continued to accelerate in April as equity and commodity markets...

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DC Spotlight: Defining Strategies is Key to Portfolio Construction

Posted on May 28, 2021 at 3:12 pm

Defining Strategies is Key to Portfolio Construction   In our previous article on managed futures strategies, we discussed the number...

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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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Managed Futures Strategies in a Portfolio

Posted on April 30, 2020 at 10:16 am

Coquest Advisor’s “Managed Futures Strategies In A Portfolio” provides insight into the characteristics of strategies that utilize futures and foreign...

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Daily Energy Report

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Crude oil futures for July 2021 settled down $1.11 @ $71.04/bbl, trading in a $2.53 range including the overnight. RBOB...

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Markets unPACKed: Wheat and this Heat!

Posted on June 17, 2021 at 1:00 am

Wheat and this Heat!   The grain complex has been quite price-sensitive this week. With any hint of rain in...

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Weekly Insights: A Realistic Look at Futures Trading

Posted on June 15, 2021 at 1:46 am

A Realistic Look at Futures Trading   A futures trader’s mission is to be profitable by taking the preponderance of...

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SMC NatGas Weekly Summary

Posted on June 14, 2021 at 2:56 pm

Report for Week Beginning June 13, 2021   Current Situation In our last report dated June 6, we noted that...

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Markets unPACKed: Too Soon to Talk About the Weather?

Posted on June 10, 2021 at 10:56 am

Markets unPACKed: Too Soon to Talk About the Weather?   As the Sunday, June 6 evening session opened for trading,...

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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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