Hedge Funds

Dekker futures fund uses dynamic leverage


Dekker Capital Management of Incline Village, Nev., is looking to maximize returns in its newest managed futures fund by overlaying a trading system that employs dynamic leverage.

The fund, expected launch by early 2006, will add or reduce leverage based on the level of opportunity seen in the trend-following trades tracked by the diversified futures fund. It will trade somewhere between one and three-times leverage, making it an alternative to the unlevered Dekker Global Diversified fund and the Dekker Global Diversified 3X program that both launched last year and have less than $25 million under management.

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