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Column: Rangebound oil prices leave funds on sidelines – Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Portfolio managers increased their exposure to petroleum slightly last week, focusing mainly on Brent, but positions remained rangebound as OPEC+ production discipline was offset by a new wave of coronavirus infections.

Hedge funds and other money managers …

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Column-Oil market calm leaves funds without direction: Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds resuming buying petroleum last week, with a focus on Brent, as confidence steadied following the wave of selling and sharp drop in prices a month ago.

Hedge funds and other money managers purchased the equivalent …

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Column: Oil prices left vulnerable after funds stop buying

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge fund positioning in oil had become directionless in the run up to last week’s sell off, after a four-month rally since the first successful COVID-19 vaccines were announced at the start of November.

Hedge funds and …

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Column: Hedge fund positioning shifts in expectation of oil price peak

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds sold petroleum for the second week running as crude prices topped $65 a barrel, the highest level since before the COVID-19 pandemic.

The equivalent of 11 million barrels in petroleum futures and options were sold …

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Column: Funds bought U.S. crude ahead of big freeze – John Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds purchased more petroleum last week, but buying was almost entirely concentrated in WTI, which suggests it was driven by the prospect of freezing weather temporarily hitting U.S. oil production.

Hedge funds and other money managers …

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Hedge funds bet on oil’s ‘big comeback’ after pandemic hobbles producers

Reuters


TORONTO – Hedge funds are turning bullish on oil once again, betting the pandemic and investors’ environmental focus has severely damaged companies’ ability to ramp up production.

Such limitations on supply would push prices to multi-year highs and keep …

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Column: Funds rotate from gasoline to diesel as epidemic lingers

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LONDON – Hedge funds have increased their exposure to diesel and moved away from gasoline amid fears the lingering epidemic and slow vaccination programmes will depress personal travel and the services sector for many more months.

Hedge funds and …

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Column: Hedge fund positions in crude, gasoline start to look stretched

Reuters


LONDON  – Hedge funds boosted their bullish petroleum positions last week, focusing on crude and gasoline, betting on continued output restraint by OPEC+ and an early resumption in domestic business activity.

But they sold middle distillates, likely reflecting concerns …

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Exclusive: Hedge fund Citadel’s commodity investments up more than $1 billion this year – sources

Reuters


NEW YORK – Hedge fund Citadel’s investments in commodities returned more than $1 billion this year, according to three people familiar with the matter, helping to drive strong overall performance for one of the world’s largest funds.

Citadel, led …

December 10, 2020 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Commodity Pricing, Finance
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Hedge funds dump oil, prompting OPEC to signal ‘tweak’: John Kemp

Reuters


LONDON  – Hedge funds dumped many of their remaining petroleum positions last week as the surging number of coronavirus cases and fresh lockdowns fuelled fears of a second recession in the United States and Europe.

In response, Saudi Arabia’s …

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Funds sell oil on fears of virus-driven economic double dip: Kemp

Reuters


(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)

LONDON – Hedge funds sold petroleum last week as the rising number of coronavirus cases in the United States and Europe fuelled fears of a double-dip …

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Column: Hedge funds see OPEC+ offsetting recession risk – Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds are reducing their risk exposure to crude oil and refined products against a backdrop of increasing uncertainty over a resurgence in the coronavirus and potential double-dip recession.

 

However, fears over the impact on oil …

October 19, 2020 - 2:00 pm Uncategorized
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Hedge funds race to cover crude short positions: Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds trimmed bearish positions in crude oil last week after Saudi Arabia threatened to punish short sellers and on signs that prices had found a floor after recent weakness.

Hedge funds and other money managers purchased

September 28, 2020 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Finance
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Hedge funds dump oil as outlook worsens: John Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds sold crude oil and refined products at the fastest rate for more than two years in the first week of September, as the summer trading lull ended abruptly and bullishness towards oil evaporated.

Hedge funds …

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Column: Hedge fund buying switches from crude to fuels – Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds continued buying oil last week, but the focus switched from crude to previously-neglected refined products, where cautious positioning and very low refinery margins may offer more upside potential.

Hedge funds and other money managers purchased …

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Hedge funds stick to the sidelines on oil: John Kemp

Reuters


LONDON  – Hedge fund position-taking in crude and products remains desultory as uncertainty about the future direction of prices and the course of the coronavirus pandemic compounds the normal summer-time trading slowdown.

Hedge funds and other money managers purchased …

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Column: Hedge funds pause oil buying as rally stalls

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds have stopped buying oil in recent weeks as the rally that carried prices higher during May and June has run out of momentum, amid concerns about the faltering economic recovery

 

Hedge funds and other …

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Column: Hedge funds lack conviction on oil outlook: Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds increased their bullish positioning in oil last week, reversing a bearish move the week before, but the minimal changes serve to confirm the market’s lack of direction since the start of June.

The equivalent of …

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Column: Funds realise profits, anticipate pullback after oil rally

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds started to realise some profits and anticipate a pull back in crude prices, especially in the United States, after a strong rally saw prices double in less than two months.

Hedge funds and other money …

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Column: Global diesel use likely to be depressed all year – Kemp

Reuters


LONDON  – Consumption of diesel and other middle distillate fuels is likely to be depressed for many months, as stay-at-home orders are lifted but the lingering effects of the epidemic and lockdowns reduce business activity.

Lockdowns are easing in …

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Column: Hedge funds turn bullish on crude, remain cautious on fuels

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds continue to bet on a recovery in oil prices, but their bullishness is concentrated on crude, especially U.S. crude, while refined fuel markets are expected to take longer to tighten.

Hedge funds and other money …

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Funds buy WTI in bet worst is over for oil: Kemp

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds and other money managers bought petroleum derivatives last week in the cautious hope the industry may have passed the worst point of the coronavirus-induced lockdowns.

Money managers purchased the equivalent of 41 million barrels in …

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Column: Hedge funds trim short oil positions as prices hit crisis point

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds began trimming short positions in petroleum last week as crude oil prices fell to crisis levels for some producers and refiners and traders started to anticipate shutdowns at oilfields and refineries.

Extreme high and low …

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Column: Hedge funds sell oil as doubts about economy resurface

Reuters


LONDON – Hedge funds turned heavy sellers of petroleum last week as the threat of conflict in the Middle East receded and was replaced by renewed concerns about the health of the global economy.

Hedge funds and other money …

Oil surges nearly 35% in 2019 and hedge funds are betting on more gains next year

Oil surges nearly 35% in 2019 and hedge funds are betting on more gains next year

CNBC


West Texas Intermediate crude futures have rallied 13% this quarter and nearly 35% this year, putting oil on track to post its best annual performance since 2016. And now big investors are starting to get on board with the …

December 31, 2019 - 10:15 am Capital Markets, Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
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Hedge funds stay bullish on oil amid trade truce, OPEC+ cuts

Houston Chronicle


Hedge funds are approaching the end of the year more optimistic on global oil prices than they’ve been since May.

Their net-bullish wagers on Brent crude climbed for the ninth week in 10, reaching a seven-month high, data …

December 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News
Hedge Funds Track Private Jets to Find the Next Mega-Deal 

Hedge Funds Track Private Jets to Find the Next Mega-Deal 

Where there’s a plane, there’s a data trail

From Bloomberg

If you have a meeting with Warren Buffett in Omaha and you want to keep it a secret, consider driving. The airports are being watched.

In April, a stock research …

Oil Rally Finally Pulls Hedge Fund Optimists Off the Sidelines

Oil Rally Finally Pulls Hedge Fund Optimists Off the Sidelines

From Bloomberg

Oil optimists look like they’re finally ready to take the driver’s seat in crude’s rebound.

For the first time this year, a jump in bets that Brent crude prices will rise far surpassed the move by short-sellers, helping …

February 18, 2019 - 11:29 am Closing Bell Story‎, Commodity Pricing, Energy News

More Pros are Going to Family Offices

From PE Hub

Family offices are becoming a preferred destination for many investment professionals, with several pros making the move these past months.

“There was a time all investment guys wanted to go to hedge funds; now they want family …

June 18, 2018 - 11:40 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People, Private Equity