January 14, 2018 For many investors, the goal of investing in commodity funds is to achieve portfolio diversification, protect against unexpected inflation, and potential return […]Continue reading
Today, you can’t watch television, listen to radio, or surf the web and social media without being bombarded by ads to buy gold and silver. […]Continue reading
If your ETF or ETN holds a single commodity or basket of commodities via exchange traded futures contracts, contango, is not your friend. Historically commodity […]Continue reading
Are you considering including or adding more commodity exposure to your portfolio …well, you’re not alone. Over $50 billion is invested in commodity ETPs (ETFs […]Continue reading
On May 1, 2017 abs(R) Research launched the ABSR TransFuel Index™. The TransFuel Index is a unique commodity based index as it focuses exclusively on the growing transportation […]Continue reading
The ABSR commodity seasonal charts illustrate the historical seasonal return and return frequency biases as observed since 1997. The study focuses exclusively on futures contracts and includes […]Continue reading
On January 3, 2017 abs(R) Research launched its first Indices, the ABSR Rotation Rebalanced Commodity Index™ and the ABSR Rotation Rebalanced Agriculture Index™. Passive Alternative […]Continue reading
About ABSR Research, LLC
ABSR is an independent and unbiased commodity markets research and analysis firm. ABSR Research, LLC is not affiliated with, nor receives brokerage or other compensation from any futures commission merchant, introducing broker or execution platform provider. Our sole mission is to provide best in class commodity market research and next generation liquid commodity indices. The ABSR platform is specifically designed to assist agricultural producers, end users and market participants research, plan, and manage their commodity exposures.
At ABSR, we apply the same time tested and rigorous market monitoring, trade timing and execution methodologies of successful commodity trading advisors. Subscribers receive our daily market brief highlighting market trends, fundamental factors and time sensitive price action as seen through the lens of our historical research. They also receive our proprietary marketing/trading advisory signals to assist in making informed and statistically significant market timing decisions.
ABSR was founded by Shawn Bingham, a 25+ year veteran of the futures and options industry and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. He has been a member of both the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Board Options Exchange. Shawn's past employment includes industry recognized best in class firms Chicago Research & Trading, HSBC Securities and Prudential Financial. In 2005 Mr. Bingham co-founded Midwest Trading Partners, a National Futures Association registered commodity trading advisory firm located outside of Chicago, Illinois. In 2006 Midwest was awarded a coveted Top Ten Advisor program designation for performance by Managed Accounts Reports (MarHedge). Through his career Mr. Bingham has provided advisory, execution, and managed account services for multinational banks, investment banks, hedge funds, HNW/family offices, Fortune 500 com
panies and global reserve banks.
In 2016, Mr. Bingham launched ABSR Research to focus on providing services for commodity producers/end users and the alternative investment management community. He designed and launched the ABSR Rotation Rebalanced Commodity Index, a best in class liquid alternative beta index with a proprietary roll and commodity seasonal weighting methodology. In addition ABSR is employing its significant institutional level commodity trading experience to provide a platform to assist commodity producers, transformation agents, purchasers, and market participants in making informed, unbiased, and structured market timing decisions.
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