Alan Snyder In a three-part series timed to the New Year, FINalternatives’ senior reporter Mary Campbell asked hedge fund industry experts to share their best guess as to what 2012 will hold for markets. “Hunkered down amidst the turmoil” best describes the prudent strategy for these markets, according to Alan Snyder, founder and managing partner [...]
Shinnecock Partners founder Alan Snyder is an advisor every investor should be listening to, according to an article in the Washington Times by Lisa Ruth. Snyder is an advocate of management futures, which are essentially futures traded by professional commodity trading advisors. Unlike hedge fund or alternative investment managers, commodity trading advisors (CTAs) are carefully [...]
In an interview with Mary Campbell of FINalternatives, Alan Snyder, founder and managing partner of Los Angeles-based Shinnecock Partners, an alternative investment management firm, discusses Shinnecock’s investment process which is driven by three tasks. “We scour the world for the best managers. We construct a portfolio of those managers, carefully interlacing them together using the [...]
World Finance magazine has named Los Angeles-based Shinnecock Partners the “Best Managed Futures CTA Fund” in North America as part of its annual Hedge Fund Awards. “Hedge funds and funds-of-funds alternatives play a critical role in portfolio diversification, and it’s important that investors weigh the considerable value of diversified futures funds of funds that can [...]
Investing in Commodities and Futures: Can a commodities index compete with actively managed accounts?
By Alan Snyder, Shinnecock Partners As published in Investment Advisor Click here to read the full article Some of the smartest investors realized years ago that commodities and financial futures belonged in their portfolios. Between practitioners and academic researchers, common agreement was reached that commodities and futures investing (CFI) does lower volatility (risk), increase returns [...]
By Alan C. Snyder Shinnecock Partners LP As published in InvestmentNews Harvard Business School used to put 800 first-year MBA students through a tank warfare game. The goal was to prove that homo economicus — the concept championed by John Maynard Keynes and other traditional economists which postulates that humans make decisions in life based [...]