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HFM US Performance Awards 2020

The Massar Macro Commodity strategy was announced as a finalist for two HFM US Performance Awards in 2020: Macro Under $1bn and Macro Long Term Performance (5 years).

The HFM US Performance Awards are the most important and influential awards in the US hedge fund calendar, with the best performing funds all vying for industry-wide recognition and celebration.

The awards recognize both hedge fund and fund of hedge fund performance, covering all areas of hedge fund strategy, from credit and equity to macro and managed futures.

 

HFM US Performance Award

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Oil Market’s Wild Swings Subdued by Options Trading

When Laura and Marco barreled toward Louisiana and Texas this week, companies closed more than four-fifths of offshore oil production in the Gulf of Mexico to protect equipment and personnel. Crude-oil prices barely budged.

The insouciance was symptomatic of an exceptionally subdued summer in the market.

After convulsing this winter and spring, prices have crept slowly higher over the past two months. Futures for Brent crude, the benchmark in international energy markets, failed to move $1 a barrel in either direction for seven weeks in a row, the longest such streak since 2002.

Prices have been lulled by two main factors, traders say, enabling Brent to find a new equilibrium at around $45 a barrel while the main gauge for U.S. oil stabilized slightly below that level.

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