The best is to calculate your performance as 2/20 from the beginning no matter what you charge your clients.
Good practice here is to calculate performance always net of your standard fees even if you give discounts to early investors.
ssb, it took me some time to understand CTA business market conditions and still have learned a lot from you here,
IMO your post brings a lot...
I posted that few years ago. Now notional funding is common.
Very good question.
You have manual option in IB`s menu and I believe this is being widely used.
As I am not a big fan of anonymous trader`s...
Regarding accounting (and general CTA questions) - please download CME publication "Guide to Becoming a CTA"
(as far as I know you may contact...
General standard for calculating performance is net of fees i.e. presenting result after fees deduction.
As I have not tried any other way myself, just leaving the door open for any alternative solutions I may not be aware of.
Exactly. You calculate monthly performance based on accounting standards and bill clients separately.
I know this one works, but there may be...
You calculate monthly performance based on monthly performance fees even if you charge them quarterly.
I am not financial products marketing expert but I think this means distributing CTA program through IBs.
Brokerage business has additional...
Aaron, good to hear from you back again.
Last message was posted long time ago, so things look little different now.
Typical fees for CTA program are management fee and incentive (off...
This one is the smallest of all problems.
If you don't know, don't worry about this.
I have moved to Spain (Costa Calida) this year. Interested in contacting pro traders and managers living in the area.
888... and yip... PM me with your questions.
I don't charge incentive fee on interest.
I used to. It was applied to gross equity, including interest rates, which was in conflict with my Disc Doc, so I switched into electronic...
You sound like Eastern European coming to the US for a month and then becoming big expert of US affairs in his country.
Certain type of...
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