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Commodity Trading Advisor

An investment manager that focuses on long and short trading in the futures markets. The trades are often intraday trades. Sometimes referred to as **Managed Futures.

Commodity Trading Advisor

In the US, an individual or firm who directly or indirectly advises others about buying or selling futures or futures options. Analyses, reports, or newsletters concerning futures may be issued by a CTA. They may also engage in placing trades for other people's accounts. CTAs are required to be registered with the CFTC and to belong to the NFA.



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