Quantitative Investment Analytics (QIA)

Opportunities Where Others See Risk

We strongly believe that a stringent risk management system is the foundation of any successful trading strategy – For this reason we use a combination of systematic and proprietary tools to minimize drawdowns and subsequently improve the performance of any given approach.


Quantitative Investment Analytics (QIA) is our group of skillful quant traders focused on building, testing and automating strategies using machine learning and other proprietary technologies to compete in the financial markets by leveraging quantitative research and non-biased data analysis to take calculated risks with our investors capital.

With specific expertise in energies, precious metals, and equity index futures, our Quantitative Investment Analytics (QIA) group trades crude oil, heating oil, gasoline, gold, silver, Nasdaq, and other related commodity contracts. Through our proprietary strategies, we maintain a balanced portfolio comprising a variety of both standard and diversified exposure based on our model’s technical assessment of the markets. 

To deliver our investment and trading capability, we bring together exceptional talent, a meticulous scientific approach, VAST inventories of data, robust automated systems, and committed intellectual as well as financial capital. As markets become more efficient and expand while uncertainties inflate, we challenge ourselves to innovate our valuation and investment strategies.

We invest and trade, both domestically and internationally, across various forms, combinations, and geographies of financial instruments and physical commodities.

Key Takeaways

Our managed futures strategy where we use a systematic method to follow major market trends.
We trade only in liquid, price-transparent futures contracts.
We provide complete transparency of underlying positions and welcome separately managed accounts (SMA’s). In addition, our largest weightings and performance can be understood intuitively. After a trend has been established (either up or down), we can conclude that a trend following strategy has a significant long or short position in that market.
Our teams are mature and well-developed, with expertise in research, technology, operations, legal, and compliance.
We have highly sophisticated risk management systems that target a specific volatility of performance by weighting positions based on risk parity. We continually update our models based on changes in volatility and correlations of the markets in which we invest.

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DISCLAIMER: commodity futures, trading commission futures, derivatives and options trading has large potential rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the futures and options markets. Don’t trade with money you can’t afford to lose. This website is neither a solicitation nor an offer to buy/sell futures, options, or any other assets. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results. Sub-Four Capital, LLC is not registered with the NFA as a commodity trading advisor and are publicly claiming this exemption. Information posted online or distributed through email has NOT been reviewed by any government agencies - this includes but is not limited to back-tested reports, statements and any other marketing materials. Carefully consider this prior to licensing our algorithms. For more information on the exemption we are claiming, please visit the NFA website: http://www.nfa.futures.org/nfa-registration/cta/index.html. If you are in need of professional advice unique to your situation, please consult with a licensed broker/CTA.

All information and advice provided is impersonal and not tailored to any individuals specific needs. All customers receive the same signals within any given algorithm package. These algorithms are traded through a letter of direction using our NFA registered broker. Sub-Four Capital, LLC does not make buy, sell or hold recommendations. Unique experiences and past performances do not guarantee future results. You should speak with your CTA or financial representative, broker dealer, or financial analyst to ensure that the software/strategy that you utilize is suitable for your investment profile before trading in a live brokerage account. All advice and/or suggestions given here are intended for running automated software in simulation mode only. Individual results may vary depending on when an individual starts, the number of contracts they are trading and the broker they are using.

This DISCLAIMER cannot disclose all risks associated with commodity futures interests.