Alternative Investment Management

J E Moody & Company LLC, Portland, OR USA
Tel 503 222-4590 | Fax 503 222-4589


J E Moody & Company LLC (JEM) is a registered Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) located in Portland, Oregon. The firm was founded in 2001 by John Moody, a former professor of computer science and a physics PhD. JEM brings scientific rigor and deep understanding of the markets to its unique quantitative investment strategies.


JEM has received numerous industry accolades over its 20-year history, including winning the 2021 HFM US Quant Award^ for Best Diversified CTA and the 2018 HFM US Performance Award^^ for Best Quantitative Strategy under $1B, as well as being ranked among BarclayHedge's* top-performing CTAs in 2020 and 2018.

JEM's recent recognition includes shortlistings for Best Commodities Fund in both the HFM US Quant Awards (2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023) and the CTA Intelligence Awards^ (2019). The firm received HFM US Performance Award nominations every year from 2018-2023, and Eurekahedge's Global Hedge Fund Awards** shortlisted it for Best North American CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Fund in 2019. JEM was also one of three nominees globally for Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards+ in 2013 for Best Diversified Manager (5 Years, <$500M) and in 2012 for Best Defensive Manager. Earlier in our history, Portfolio Manager John Moody was named a Rising Star of Hedge Funds at the 2009 Hedge Fund Industry Awards++.

Media coverage has included feature articles in HFM Connect, Popular Delusions, the Financial Times, Automated Trader, Institutional Investor's Alpha, Advanced Trading, Bloomberg Markets, and U.S. News & World Report.


Hedge fund investments managed by J E Moody & Company LLC are available only to institutions, non-U.S. residents and U.S. qualified eligible persons. For more information, please contact


We are seeking highly talented people with training and experience in science, engineering and the financial industry. Of particular interest are candidates with strong backgrounds in statistics, machine learning, data science & engineering, software development & engineering, computational finance, quantitative trading, futures & options markets, commodities and/or the hedge fund business. For employment inquiries, please contact