Yield curve inverts, managers rejoice

global macro

Global macro managers are looking to commodities and metals for the big trends in 2006.

Sassan Alizadeh, portfolio manager of Highview Global Capital Management's Highview Global Macro Fund says: "The backwardation [of the copper market] indicates that there is a very tight supply, so our model suggests taking a long position."

The fund, which returned 14.93% in 2005, employs fundamentally based quantitative models to cross-trade systematically pairs of commodity and currency futures and optio