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ABSR Research, LLC

1750 W, Ogden Ave

PO Box 2973

Naperville, IL 60540



ABSR Research, LLC

ABSR, is an unbiased and independent commodities research and analysis firm.  Our focus is on providing best in class agricultural research and marketing tools as well as next generation commodity indices. Our mission is to create a platform to assist agricultural producers, end users and market participants research, plan, and manage their commodity exposures . At ABSR we never "guess" when it comes to marketing and trading decisions and neither should you. Through extensive research into commodity price behavior we provide marketing advisory levels based on statistical probability and market reality not ambiguity and guesswork.  

 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 past employment includes best in class firms such as Chicago Research & Trading, HSBC Securities and Prudential Financial. In 2005 Mr. Bingham co-founded Midwest Trading Partners, a NFA registered commodity trading advisory firm located outside of Chicago, Illinois. In 2006 Midwest was awarded a coveted Top Ten Advisor designation for performance by Managed Accounts Reports (MarHedge). Through his career Mr. Bingham has provided advisory services for multinational banks, investment banks, hedge funds, HNW/family offices, Fortune 500 companies and global reserve banks.

In 2016, Mr. Bingham decided to focus his attention on providing services for the commodity producer/end user and alternative investment management communities. He designed and launched the ABSR Rotation Rebalanced Commodity Index, a best in class liquid altBeta index with a proprietary roll and seasonal weighting methodology that has shown to produce superior risk adjusted long only commodity returns. In addition ABSR is employing its significant commodities markets experience to provide a platform to assist commodity producers, transformation agents, purchasers, and market participants in making informed, unbiased, and structured market timing decisions. 

ABSR Research is not affiliated with, nor receives brokerage or other compensation from any futures commission merchant, introducing broker or execution platform provider.