Contributor Since 2017
Author of #1 rated book on commodities "Mastering Uncertainty in Commodities Trading" and contributing editor at ZeroHedge. I am the creator of I-System Trend Following (ISystem-TF.com) and publisher of I-System TrendCompass daily reports. I've worked as a market analyst, researcher, trader and hedge fund manager since 1996. Over that time I've outperformed the DowJones Credit Suiss Blue Chip index of Managed Futures funds (2007-2013, audited) and the EurekaHedge tail risk index (2012-2019). I can be reached at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
For months here I've been posting articles about the "Perfect Storm Gathering" in the markets suggesting that we'd experience very drastic price dislocations in financial and commodity markets. Last June I published an article titled "Trend Following Might Save Your Tail"
In view of last three weeks' market tremors and particularly today's open in oil, treasuries and commodities here's the directional exposure of the 493 I-System trend following strategies i track across 39 financial and commodity futures markets:
Exposure is expressed as a percentage of maximum allowed position limit. Apart for the still long exposure on S&P500 futures, other market exposure is bang on. So to ride out the storm intact - or even come out ahead of the game - just keep calm and follow trends. If you wish to receive daily I-System TrendCompass reports please contact me at email@example.com.
Alex Krainer is a commodities trader and author based in Monaco. He wrote the book “Mastering Uncertainty in Commodities Trading.”