Investing in Managed Futures with a Self-Directed IRA
Managed futures is an industry in which professional Commodity Trading Advisors direct investments in the global currency, interest rate, equity, metal, energy, and agricultural markets.
Specifically, managed futures focus is on taking long and short positions in futures contracts, government securities and options on futures contracts. It is one of the few markets you can profit from whether the market goes up or down.
Advantages of Investing In Managed Futures with Your Self-Directed IRA
Tax advantages. Managed futures investments secured through a self-directed IRA provide tax-deferred benefits.
Diversity. Investing in managed futures using a self-directed IRA offers diversity beyond the traditional asset classes of stocks and bonds.
Flexibility. Managed futures investments profit in a rising or falling market depending on the market chosen.
CTAs make investment decisions. Managed futures require the help of a trained professional who is regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Trading in Futures/Forex with an IRA Services Self-Directed Account
In order to trade in managed futures, or Forex, as it is commonly called, an Introducing Broker will assist you in finding a Futures Commission Merchant for the specific commodity you wish to trade.
Upon your direction, IRA Services will send funds from your self-directed IRA to your futures commission merchant, as well as perform administrative and custodial services.
Types of Managed Futures Options
Individual Retirement accounts may be used to invest in several different types of managed futures.
You will find eligible investments in the following markets:
Global Currency (Forex)
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