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Feb 04

Typhon Capital Bets Big on Biofuels

The Wall Street Journal Look for drivers – but not oil – to help steer a turnaround in commodities, according to Typhon Capital Management. The eight-year-old firm — famous for advocating for a group of clients hurt by MF Global Holdings Ltd — is making a big bet on biofuels,... read more →
Dec 22

MF Global Advocate Koutoulas At Center of Controversy Again

ValueWalk At the center of controversy’s spotlight is a familiar figure, James Koutoulas, an elected board member of the National Futures Association representing derivatives-based hedge funds known as CTA’s and CPO’s. Koutoulas was hailed in 2012 for his efforts on behalf of a portion of MF Global account holders who... read more →
Aug 24

Black Monday No Surprise, Says Analysts

Institutional Investor James Koutoulas, CEO of Typhon Capital Management in Chicago, concurs that today’s sell-off was overdue. “China’s central bank has been exposed as desperate and impotent, and the Fed has precious few bullets left,” he says. Typhon Capital design and manages multi asset class volatility portfolios as both alternative... read more →
Jul 29

Despite bumpy June/July, CTAs hold on

Opalesque His point is echoed by James Koutoulas, CEO of Typhon Capital Management, a Chicago-based CTA. "CTAs definitely attracted a ton of capital post-2008, but more allocators are digging deeper into the wide universe of strategies that have nothing to do with trend-following. Many of those strategies have absolutely nothing... read more →
Jun 03
Mar 30

Stalking Jon Corzine

Newsweek Yet James Koutoulas, CEO of $100 million Chicago hedge fund Typhon Capital Management, is determined to see Corzine get his comeuppance. “I am going to keep fighting until Corzine is in jail,” he says. “The evidence we need to charge him is there. We need to make clear as... read more →
Jan 23

Critic re-elected to US futures industry regulator’s board

Reuters A critic of the US National Futures Association won re-election to its board, the industry regulator said on Friday, setting the stage for more tension over its practices. James Koutoulas, chief executive of Typhon Capital Management, was re-elected as a director after accusing the NFA of breaking its own... read more →
Jan 18

Futures regulator dogged by questions on conflicts, governance

Crain’s Chicago Business Those board members, James Koutoulas and John Roe, filed a joint complaint with the CFTC last year, alleging NFA management fudged board minutes to advance the election of board members who weren't properly nominated. The battle isn't about the minutiae of recordkeeping but rather consolidating power, Koutoulas... read more →
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