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The Derivative

111 EpisodesProduced by RCM AlternativesWebsite

Welcome to The Derivative by RCM Alternatives, where we dive into what makes alternative investments go, analyze the strategies of unique hedge fund managers, and chat with interesting guests from across the investment world. Hosted by RCM Managing Partner, Jeff Malec, join us to take a ride through… read more

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BLNDX[ing] Trend Following and Global Equity with Standpoint’s Eric Crittenden

How do you get investors to stick with an asset allocation that’s good for them in the long term, but maybe doesn’t taste so good over shorter timer periods?  Today’s guest has designed a new mutual fund to attempt just that, giving investors the whole meal instead of letting them fumble around with the ingredients. Eric Crittenden, Co-Founder and CIO of Standpoint Funds joins us today to talk about Standpoint’s new $BLNDX fund. We’ll be getting into the weeds on this unique fund, as well as talking about Witchita State basketball, a zero sum game, 2,554 days of surfing, building Standpoint from the ground up, a “mystery asset class,” the new ETF dilemma, structural risk premia, losing money on purpose, open interest, a fundamental death of trend following, averaging correlations, moving in a mutual fund vs private funds, the antithesis of mutual funds, never playing golf, and Star Wars character Salacious B. Crumb.  and

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Disclaimer: This podcast is provided for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal, business, or tax advice. All opinions expressed by podcast participants are solely their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of RCM Alternatives, their affiliates, or companies featured. Due to industry regulations, participants on this podcast are instructed not to make specific trade recommendations, nor reference past or potential profits. And listeners are reminded that managed futures, commodity trading, and other alternative investments are complex and carry a risk of substantial losses. As such, they are not suitable for all investors. For more information, visit www.rcmalternatives.com/disclaimer

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