BlueTrend, AHL and Other Big CTAs Finally Get a Break

Thanks to gains in equities and bonds, some computer-based strategies are beginning to reverse a long losing streak.

The badly beaten-down commodity trading advisers, trend followers and other systematic funds — those that use computers to make investments — are starting to gain a bit of momentum.

After several years of lousy performance and losses, several such funds are solidly in positive territory for the year to date, while others have put together a string of monthly gains.

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