A study of various commodity asset pricing models, which show inherent shortcomings when analyzing the commodity futures markets.
Michael "Mack" Frankfurter
Michael "Mack" Frankfurter, began his career in financial services with Bank of America; in 1991 he joined The Echelon Group, Inc., where he was involved with the startup of multiple joint-venture commodity trading advisors. Mr. Frankfurter was also involved in activities related to the establishment of other Echelon-related ventures, including Dignity Partners, Inc., which institutionalized the viatical settlement industry by completing the first securitization of this asset, and a subsequent initial public offering in 1996. Since then Mr. Frankfurter has consulted for a number of financial institutions including FleetBoston Robertson Stephens, Scudder Kemper/Thomas Weisel, Commerzbank, and Bank of Montreal. In 2005 he co-founded , and also serves as chief investment strategist for Managed Account Research, Inc., a futures broker focused on managed futures.