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 won the 2021 HFM Quant Award^ for Best Diversified CTA and the 2018 HFM US Performance Award^^ for Best Quantitative Strategy under $1B, when it was also shortlisted in three other categories: Best Commodity Fund and Managed Futures (2 nominations). The CRV Program received further HFM US Performance Award nominations in 2019 and 2020, as well as being shortlisted for the CTA Intelligence Award^ (2019) and HFM US Quant Award for Best Commodities Fund (2020 and 2021). BarclayHedge* ranked CRV among its top-performing CTAs in 2018 and 2020. JEM was also ranked among the best-in-class CTA programs globally by RCM Alternatives** for 2013-2016 and 2018 (including three 2018 Top 5 Recommendations categories), listed in CTA Intelligence Magazine’s Top 50 CTAs (ranked by AUM) in 2013 and 2014, and was nominated for Managed Futures Pinnacle Awards in 2012 and 2013. 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 the Financial Times, 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, software development, computational finance, derivatives, commodity trading and the hedge fund business. For employment inquiries, please contact