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Straits Financial Managed Futures Division

The Straits Financial LLC Managed Futures Division is managed by senior executives that are leaders in the Managed Futures Industry with an average of over 25 years of experience and who have been responsible for directing the growth of over $1 Billion USD for managed Futures programs.

James F. Curley, Senior Vice President

As a Senior Vice President, Mr James F. Curley has responsibility for the development and supervision of the Managed Futures product. Mr Curley has broad based experience and expertise in constructing businesses relating to Unified Managed Accounts (UMAs) and Alternative Investments such as hedge funds, managed futures funds and individually managed accounts.

He has held the senior position in a number of Broker Dealers/ Futures Commission Merchants as either CEO, President or Executive Vice President, the largest of which were EFHutton & Co., Paine Webber Inc. and Prudential Securities Inc.

He has served for ten years as a Director of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) as well as a member of their Executive Committee. He also served for many years on the Board of Directors of the National Futures Association (NFA) and the Futures Industry Association (FIA).

Joseph Randazzo, Senior Vice President

In his role as Senior Vice President at Straits Financial, Joseph Randazzo is responsible for the development and growth of the Managed Futures product. This includes the selection of Commodity Trading Advisors to help our customers make informed investment decisions.

Joseph has been a senior management professional in the futures industry for more than 30 years and has had executive responsibility at leading FCM's, including EF Hutton & Co., PaineWebber Inc., and Prudential Securities Inc.

Straits Financial LLC understands the importance of adding Managed Futures to a diversified portfolio of investments. In a world of increasing volatility and uncertainty, Managed Futures offer customers a way to diversify beyond traditional asset classes.

Straits Financial LLC is a full clearing member of the CBOT and the CME Group which is an industry leader in the marketing and development of Managed Futures. The CME Group has established a Managed Futures Resource Center and Straits Financial is committed to utilizing this resource to promote our Managed Futures services.

Please contact us by email at or by phone at +1 312.462.4499 for more information on opening a Managed Futures account.