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What is a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)?

cta hedge funds Mar 23, 2022

Most traders and investors don't know what Commodity Trader Advisors (CTA) are, or how valuable they can be when figuring out how to trade or invest in different markets.

In this blog article you will not only learn what Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA) are, but you will understand why some of the richest and most powerful clients and institutions use them to add to their portfolios.

Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA)

A Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) is an individual or firm that for compensation or profit, advises others on trading or investing in commodity futures, options on futures or retail off-exchange forex contracts and swaps.

Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA) can authorize discretion to trade on behalf of clients or businesses. These are known as Managed Futures accounts or Alternative Investments.

All Commodity Trading Advisors (CTA) must pass the Series 3 examination and be a member of the National Futures Association (NFA), and register with the ...

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