General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 28, 2010

Investing In Managed Futures – Alan C. Snyder – Shinnecock Partners

Alan C. Snyder is the Managing General Partner of Shinnecock Partners and its investment limited partnerships. He is also the Managing Director of Shinnecock Group, the board Chairman of Snap Insurance LLC and the President of the Western Los Angeles Boy Scout Council. Mr. Snyder was the Founder, CEO, President and Chairman of the board of Answer Financial, Inc., and the Insurance Answer Center. He was also the CEO of Aurora National Life Insurance, President and COO of First Executive Corporation, and Executive Vice President and member of the board of directors at Dean Witter Financial Services Group, a predecessor firm to Morgan Stanley. Mr. Snyder is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. Profile
TWST: What are managed futures?

Mr. Snyder: Let me try to set the stage with some background just a tad. Futures contracts are legally binding agreements to buy or sell a commodity or a financial