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Duet proves it is a rare commodity

According to data provider Hedge Fund Research, specialist commodity hedge funds account for 13.6% of macro funds globally. The sector is on the rise but has a history of mixed performance as a result of supply and demand fluctuations. Futures brokerage Newedge’s benchmark Commodity Trading index said that this year, commodity hedge funds have declined … Read More

Gold traders most bullish since ‘04 on debt crisis: Commodities

Energy Hedge Fund Center

Gold traders and analysts are the most bullish in at least seven years as investors accumulate metal at the fastest pace since August to protect their wealth from a widening European debt crisis. Twenty-one of 22 surveyed by Bloomberg expect bullion to rise on the Comex in New York next week, the third consecutive increase … Read More

Energy Hedge No. 2011/1

Welcome to the new EnergyHedge newsletter from CommodityPoint’s Energy Hedge Fund Center (EHFC). It has been quite some time since the last issue of EnergyHedge was written by Peter C. Fusaro and myself, and this new version will be shorter and more compact than the original version and will be issued twice per month going … Read More

Man Made Global Warming – Is the Science Really Proven?

If there is a single issue today that is bound to cause controversy and a reaction from our readers it has to be that of global warming. My past efforts at discussing this issue have always resulted in a lot of feedback from all sides of the debate. However, I want to tackle this topic … Read More

Energy Hedge Fund Information

Energy Hedge No. 2011/1

Welcome to the new EnergyHedge newsletter from CommodityPoint’s Energy Hedge Fund Center (EHFC). It has been quite some time since...


Industry News

The Beginning of the Beginning of the End

I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but ,,, On June 23rd, 2011 the International Energy Agency (IEA) made a significant...


Risk Management

Derivatives Made Simple…..

I came across this recently and I just couldn’t resist posting it here….. Sheer genius. Heidi is the proprietor of...

Agricultural Commodities


Energy Asset Plays

Energy Hedge Fund Information

Duet proves it is a rare commodity

According to data provider Hedge Fund Research, specialist commodity hedge funds account for 13.6% of macro funds globally. The sector...


Energy Trading

Made-to-Order Indexes

A little-noticed boom has accompanied the rise of exchange-traded funds – a surge in indexes those ETFs track. There are...

Environmental Investing Articles

STUDY: “ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT” ASSETS IN SUSTAINABLE & RESPONSIBLE INVESTING JUMPED 16 PERCENT IN 2010

US SIF Foundation Report Finds Strong Growth in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Property Investment and Hedge Funds Weighing Environmental, Social...

Exploration & Production

Deals of the day — mergers and acquisitions

Oct 31 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by...


Green Energy Tech

Fund Assets in Sustainable & Responsible Investing Jumped 16% in 2010

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) is making major strides in the hedge fund arena, according to...

Hedge Fund Regulations

More clarity needed over commodities clearing in Europe

European regulation aimed at driving more commodity derivatives trading through clearing is causing concern among small and medium-sized energy companies...

Merger & Acquisitions

AIM oil and gas firms to see ‘rise in takeovers’

Increases in mergers and acquisitions of AIM oil and gas firms are expected after big falls in their value, claims...