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Opus Futures, LLC - Macro Monitor (C)



Principal(s): David Zelinski and Brian Leith
Strategy: Fundamental / FX Futures & US Treasuries
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Statistics & Program Information

Nov Return   -6.08% Worst Drawdown (2)    -29.26% Minimum Investment   $100,000
YTD Return   4.10% Losing Streak (3)    -6.08 % AUM (5)   $10,556,820
Annual CROR (1)   4.70 Sharpe Ratio (4)   0.29 Calmar Ratio (6)    1.14
Trading Methodology
100% Discretionary
Style Sub-Categories
Fundamental

Trading Style
100% Fundamental
Market Sector
50% Financials
50% FX Futures
Holding Period
Sector
US
Contracts
Futures
Options

Start Date   Apr-2017 Currency   US Dollar Margin (7)   Avg 6.54%
New Money   Yes AUM (5)   $10,556,820 Management Fee    0.02
Min Investment    $100,000 Annual CROR (1)   4.70 Incentive Fee    0.2
Fund Minimum    $0 Losing Streak (3)    -6.08 % Other Fees   None
Notional Funds    Yes Worst Drawdown (2)    -29.26 % Avg Comm (8)   
NFA Member    Yes Sharpe Ratio (4)    0.29 Max Comm (9)   
NFA Number    0427604 Calmar Ratio (6)    1.14 Round Turns (10)    1,916
Starting Date:  Apr-2017 Currency:  US Dollar
Open to New Investors:  Yes Current Assets:  $10,556,820
Open to US Investors:  Yes Annual CROR:  4.70%
Minimum Fund Investment:  $0 Worst Monthly Drawdown:  -29.26
Minimum Managed Account:  $100,000 Current Losing Streak:  -6.08 %
Domocile:   Calmar:  1.14
Subscriptions:  N/A Sharpe Ratio:  0.29
Redemptions:  N/A US Attorney:  Not Listed
Lock Up:  N/A Offshore Attorney:  Not Listed
Hurdle Rate:  N/A Administrator:  Not Listed
Administraton Fee:  0.00% Prime Broker:  Not Listed
Management Fee:  2.00% Auditor:  Not Listed
Incentive Fee:  20.00% NFA Member:  Yes
Other Fees:  None FINRA Member:  No
Other Memberships:  
Type of Fund:
Domicile:
Strategy:
Track Record Prepared By: In-house
Correlations: AG CTA Index: 0.113              AG Discretionary CTA Index: 0.213             

P - Proprietary Trading Results * C - Client Trading Result * P&C - Combines Client & Proprietary Trading Results (the accounting notes will identify the time frame for each.

1. Rates of Return: Rate of Returns are calculated from the start date of each program. Usually returns are calculated based on the Annual Compounded Rate of Return method. In some cases returns have been calculated on a Non-Compounded basis. This would occur when a Manager trades based on account unit rather than on account equity.

The Annual Compound Rate of Return ("Annual CROR") represents the compounded rate of return or each year or portion thereof presented. It is computed by applying successively respective monthly rate of return for each month beginning with the first month of that period. The Annual Rate of Return ("Annual ROR") is the annualized Mean Return.

2. The Worst Peak-to-Valley Drawdown ("Worst Drawdown") is defined as the greatest cumulative percentage decline in net asset value due to losses sustained by the trading program during any period in which the initial net asset value is not equaled or exceeded by a subsequent asset value.

3. Start & End Dates: Indicates the Start and End Dates of the Worst Peak-to-Valley Drawdown.

4. The Current Losing Streak ("Losing Streak") represents the extent of the Advisor's current drawdown.

5. Annualzied Standard Deviation is one way to look at consistency of returns. It measures the degree by which the monthly returns vary from the average (mean) return.

6. Downside Deviation is a measure of downside volatility. It only considers those monthly performance results that are less than the monthly Minimum Acceptable Rate of Return.

7. The Sharpe Ratio is a risk-adjusted ratio that rewards consistency of returns. Traders are penalized for volatility regardless of whether it is on the up or downside. The Sharpe Ratios is calculated using a 1% risk-free rate of return.

8. The Sortino Ratio is a risk-adjusted ratio. The higher the number the better. Results are dependent upon the Minimum Acceptable Rate of Return (currently set at 5%.

9. The Sterling Ratio is a risk-adjusted return measurement calculated by dividing the Annualized Compound ROR by the Average Yearly Maximum Drawdown less an arbitrary 10%. The Sterling Ratio is normally calculated using the last 36 months of data.

10. The Calmar Ratio represents the historical amount gained for each dollar risked. A higher number is better. Unless otherwise denoted the Calmar Ratio is calculated by dividing the 36 month Compounded ROR by the 36 month Peak to Valley Drawdown. Traders with less than 36 months of data or a negative Calmar Ratio will be indicated by N/A.

11. The Omega Function accounts for the non-normal distributions of returns and takes into account the investor's preferences for loss and gain. Omega is computed directly from the returns distribution and measures the total impact of the moments instead of each one of them individually.

12. Minimum Investment represents the minimum account size.

13. Assets Under Management ("AUM") represents the current nominal assets traded by the Manager.

14. The Number of Winning Months represents the months with positive return.

15. The Number of Losing Months represents the months with negative return.

16. The Percentage of Winning Months represents the % of winning months.

17. Margin to Equity ("Margin") represents the average margin as a percent of a fully funded account.

18. Round Turns per Million ("Round Turns") represent the average number of round turns that would be generated in a $1,000,000 account.

19. Average Commission ("Avg Comm") represents the average commission rate of the composite track record. A higher or lower commission rate would increase or decrease the performance accordingly.

20. Maximum Commisions ("Max Comm") is the Maximum Round Turn Rate allowable by the Manager.

Trading Description, Risk Strategy & Background

The Macro Monitor trading program is a discretionary managed futures strategy with a primary focus on the FX Futures and US Treasury markets. The trading principal, David Zelinski, has gained extensive knowledge of these markets throughout his career. He began his career at a regional broker-dealer in Memphis, TN in the early 2000s before leaving to join Nesvick Trading Group to focus primarily on agricultural markets. However, his analysis on agricultural markets has always relied heavily on analyzing the trade impacts of changing FX Futures and interest rates, and it is this analysis and expertise that he brings to the Macro Monitor trading program.

David Zelinski is Chairman of the Advisor and is primarily responsible for the trading decisions of the Advisor. Mr. Zelinski is an individual registered the CFTC as an Associated Person of Nesvick Trading Group, LLC (an introducing broker) and is a member of the NFA in such capacity. As an Associated Person of Nesvick Trading Group, Mr. Zelinski handles the commodity futures trading for various customers on a discretionary basis. In such capacity, Mr. Zelinski holds responsibility for supervision and compliance with NFA Rules and other laws and regulations pertinent to the commodity futures business he conducted. On March 1, 2005, the application of Mr. Zelinski with the NFA to become an Associated Person of Refco, LLC (a registered FCM) became effective. Refco LLC was later acquired by Man Financial Inc (a registered FCM), and Mr. Zelinski's Associated Person status with Man Financial Inc became effective November 28, 2005. Mr. Zelinski became a Branch Manager with Man Financial Inc on March 20, 2007. Man Financial Inc was later renamed to MF Global, Inc (a registered FCM), and Mr. Zelinski's registration as an Associated Person and Branch Manager was rolled to MF Global Inc effective January 1, 2008. As an Associated Person of Refco, LLC, Man Financial Inc, and MF Global Inc, Mr. Zelinski handled customer service duties for various commodity customer accounts and in his capacity as a branch manager (where applicable) Mr. Zelinski also was responsible for supervision and compliance with NFA Rules and other laws and regulations pertinent to the commodity futures business. Mr. Zelinski's registration as an Associated Person and Branch Manager of MF Global Inc was withdrawn August 1, 2008. On October 24, 2005, the application of Mr. Zelinski with the NFA to become an Associated Person of Nesvick Trading Group, LLC (a registered IB) became effective. Mr. Zelinski became a Branch Manager of Nesvick Trading Group on May 30, 2008. Mr. Zelinski's Branch Manager status was withdrawn on May 13, 2009. Mr. Zelinski became a Listed Principal of Nesvick Trading Group on May 21, 2009. As an Associated Person, Mr. Zelinski handled research and analysis for various commodity customers. As Branch Manager and later Listed Principal, Mr. Zelinski was responsible for supervision and compliance with NFA Rules and other laws and regulations pertinent to the commodity futures business. Mr. Zelinski's status as Listed Principal of Nesvick Trading Group was withdrawn on January 24, 2011. On January 13, 2011, Mr. Zelinski became a Listed Principal of the Advisor. On January 20, 2011, the application of Mr. Zelinski to become an Associated Person of the Advisor became effective. As an Associated Person and Listed Principal, Mr. Zelinski is responsible for supervision and compliance with NFA Rules and other laws and regulations pertinent to the business conducted by the Advisor. Mr. Zelinski is also responsible for the trading decisions of the advisor.

Accounting Notes:

Pro-Forma Client Performance Adjusted for a 2% management fee and a 20% incentive fee. Client Accounts traded from Apr 2017 through Aug 2018 and then again starting in Dec 2000.

Performance

Pro-Forma Client Performance Adjusted for a 2% management fee and a 20% incentive fee. Client Accounts traded from Apr 2017 through Aug 2018 and then again starting in Dec 2000.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov DecROR Max DD
2023 4.12% 2.87% 0.44% -6.66% -2.59% -1.21% 5.55% 4.85% 0.44% 3.19% -6.08%   4.1% -10.18%
2022 2.94% 6.18% 0.39% 11.63% 2.11% 3.68% 2.54% 4.18% -0.65% 0.50% -1.61% 0.98% 37.42% -1.76%
2021 -9.95% 13.56% 5.32% -1.91% 2.85% -6.08% -10.16% 2.88% 14.63% -0.21% -0.21% 3.61% 11.55% -15.62%
2020 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.28% 2.28% 0%
2019 -0.09% -2.43% 10.19% 0.86% -0.57% -4.03% -3.04% 2.17% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.41% -7.48%
2018 9.14% -0.68% -12.94% -8.12% 0.21% -4.38% 2.56% 2.89% -4.78% 10.35% -10.41% -0.83% -18.15% -25.01%


Annual Performance

Years201720182019202020212022
ROR-0.75%-18.15%2.41%2.28%11.55%37.42%
Max DD-7.54%-25.01%-7.48%0.00%-15.62%-1.76%

Years2023 YTD
ROR4.10%
Max DD-10.18%



PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. THERE IS A RISK OF LOSS IN FUTURES TRADING.

VAMI, Assets under Management & Worst Drawdown

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Monthly Returns

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RISK DISCLOSURE

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS.

THIS MATTER IS INTENDED AS A SOLICITATION FOR MANAGED FUTURES. THE RISK OF TRADING COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND/OR FOREIGN EXCHANGE ('FOREX') IS SUBSTANTIAL. THE HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE ASSOCIATED WITH COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND FOREX CAN WORK AGAINST YOU AS WELL AS FOR YOU. THIS HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE CAN RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL LOSSES, AS WELL AS GAINS. YOU SHOULD THEREFORE CAREFULLY CONSIDER WHETHER SUCH TRADING IS SUITABLE FOR YOU IN LIGHT OF YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION. IF YOU ARE UNSURE YOU SHOULD SEEK PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. AN INVESTOR MUST READ AND UNDERSTAND THE CTA’S CURRENT DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT BEFORE INVESTING. THERE ARE NO GUARANTEES OF PROFIT NO MATTER WHO IS MANAGING YOUR MONEY.

PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. IN SOME CASES MANAGED ACCOUNTS ARE CHARGED SUBSTANTIAL COMMISSIONS AND ADVISORY FEES. THOSE ACCOUNTS SUBJECT TO THESE CHARGES, MAY NEED TO MAKE SUBSTANTIAL TRADING PROFITS JUST TO AVOID DEPLETION OF THEIR ASSETS. EACH COMMODITY TRADING ADVISOR ("CTA") IS REQUIRED BY THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION ("CFTC") TO ISSUE TO PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS A RISK DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OUTLINING THESE FEES, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND OTHER ASSOCIATED RISKS. A HARD COPY OF THESE RISK DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS ARE READILY AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON EACH CTA'S "REQUEST DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT" BUTTON.

THE FULL RISK OF COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS AND FOREX TRADING CAN NOT BE ADDRESSED IN THIS RISK DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. NO CONSIDERATION TO INVEST SHOULD BE MADE WITHOUT THOROUGHLY READING THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OF EACH OF THE CTAS IN WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST. REQUESTING A DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT PLACES YOU UNDER NO OBLIGATION AND EACH DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED AT NO COST. THE CFTC HAS NOT PASSED UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS NOR ON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS. OTHER DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED TO YOU BEFORE AN ACCOUNT MAY BE OPENED FOR YOU.

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS SHOULD NOT BASE THEIR DECISION ON INVESTING IN THIS TRADING PROGRAM SOLELY ON THE PAST PERFORMANCE PRESENTED. ADDITIONALLY, IN MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION, PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS MUST ALSO RELY ON THEIR OWN EXAMINATION OF THE PERSON OR ENTITY MAKING THE TRADING DECISIONS AND THE TERMS OF THE ADVISORY AGREEMENT INCLUDING THE MERITS AND RISKS INVOLVED.

AUTUMN GOLD CTA INDEXES ARE NON-INVESTABLE INDEXES COMPRISED OF THE CLIENT PERFORMANCE OF CTA PROGRAMS INCLUDED IN THE AUTUMN GOLD DATABASE AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE COMPLETE UNIVERSE OF CTAS. INVESTORS SHOULD NOTE THAT IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO INVEST IN THESE INDEXES.