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About ABSR Commodity Research:
ABSR, is a unbiased and independent* commodities research and analysis firm. Our product offerings include liquid alternative indices, commodity marketing advisory, and institutional level commodity advisory research. We focus almost exclusively on commodity markets with a particular emphasis on exchange traded futures. Our futures and options trading background makes us uniquely positioned to provide best in class products and services.
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. Mr. Bingham has worked for world class firms such as Chicago Research & Trading, HSBC Securities and Prudential Securities. In 2005 Mr. Bingham co-founded Midwest Trading Partners, LLC a commodity trading advisor firm located outside of Chicago. In 2006 Midwest was awarded Top Ten Advisor for 2005 performance by Managed Accounts Reports (MarHedge). Mr. Bingham's client relationships and advisory services have included multinational banks, investment banks, hedge funds, HNW/family office, Fortune 500 companies and global reserve banks.
In 2016, Mr. Bingham decided to focus his attention on the growing 40Act Investment industry focusing on commodity investments. He designed and launched the ABSR Rotation Rebalanced Commodity Index, a best in class liquid altBeta index with a proprietary roll and seasonal biased weighting methodology that has shown to produce superior risk adjusted commodity returns. ABSR is now employing its scientific approach to markets to provide a platform to assist commodity producers, transformation agents, and purchasers with their commodity marketing efforts.
*ABSR Research is not affiliated with nor receives brokerage compensation from any futures commission merchant, introducing broker or execution platform provider.