September 18, 2014 - Josh Vail

Join us for lunch with speaker Josh Vail, CAIA

Topic A Study of Counter Trend Trading in Managed Futures
Date Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location UT Club
Speaker Josh Vail, CAIA – 361 Capital LLC

Josh_Vail-Counter Presentation Final_9.16.14

Topic Description:
Counter-trend models are frequently overlooked due to the counter intuition of their trading approach and the lack of widespread research on their effectiveness. This presentation is aimed at explaining the intuition and mechanics of counter-trend trading, examining the effectiveness of a simple counter-trend model, and discussing the future opportunities for counter-trend managed futures strategies.

About Josh Vail, CAIA – National Investment Specialist

Josh_VailAs National Investment Specialist at 361 Capital, Mr. Vail is responsible for investment marketing and distribution management. Mr. Vail joined 361 Capital in late 2010 prior to the launch of the firm’s first mutual fund. He brings more than 10 years of experience working with alternative investments and product development. Throughout his career, Mr. Vail has worked in this capacity with numerous investment structures, including: Private Offerings, Non-Traded REITs, Hedge Funds, and Mutual Funds, as well as various alternative asset classes and strategies, including: Private Real Estate Equity, Collateralized Debt Obligations, Mezzanine Financing, Long/Short Equity, Equity Market Neutral, and Managed Futures. Prior to joining 361 Capital, Mr. Vail was the Director of Capital Markets and Regional Vice President for Welton Street Investments and focused on alternative product development and distribution.

Mr. Vail graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Real Estate. He currently holds numerous FINRA registrations and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA).


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