Tag: Natural Gas Investing

Mother Nature Corrals Gas Bulls

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mother Nature Corrals Gas Bulls

It’s tough being an energy bull right now. Not only has the price of oil collapsed to multi-year lows at $80 a barrel, but now natural gas is losing ground as well. As you may remember, we’ve talked a lot about natural gas in recent weeks. With the winter heating season right around the corner, […]

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Range Resources (RRC): Let’s Try This Again…

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Range Resources (RRC):  Let’s Try This Again…

Egg… Meet face. About two months ago, I wrote an article on why I bought top-tier natural gas producer Range Resources (RRC). If you missed it, you can find it here. At the time, RRC was oversold and a great candidate for a recovery as natural gas prices rallied into the winter heating season. The thesis […]

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Why I Bought Range Resources (RRC) Yesterday…

| August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Why I Bought Range Resources (RRC) Yesterday…

After a month of watching Range Resources (RRC) trade in a choppy downward pattern, I finally added shares of the natural gas producer to my energy portfolio yesterday afternoon. Let me explain why… As you may remember, I suggested you put RRC on your watch list here. RRC is one of the lowest cost producers […]

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OK… This Just Isn’t Adding Up!?

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
OK… This Just Isn’t Adding Up!?

Natural gas investors received quite a surprise last Thursday.  The US Energy Information Adminstration’s (EIA) weekly inventory report revealed 24 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas went into storage for the week of April 11th.  That’s nearly 50% lower than the consensus analyst estimate of 40bcf going into the report.  Upon hearing the news, investors […]

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US Natural Gas Exports: Bad Idea?

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
US Natural Gas Exports: Bad Idea?

Let’s pick up where we left off… As you may remember, we recently discussed the upcoming start of US natural gas exports.  In case you missed that article, you can read it here. Not surprisingly, there’s plenty of controversy surrounding this issue.  The oil and gas industry is a big supporter of exporting while environmentalists […]

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Stocks Got You Down? Look At Commodities…

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Stocks Got You Down? Look At Commodities…

Last week was ugly for stocks. The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P 500 all fell over 2% as investors fretted about valuations, geopolitics, and the oncoming earnings season.  This month’s downdraft has the major indexes in the red for the year. But commodities are still holding strong… In fact, the Reuters/Jeffries CRB Index just jumped to […]

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Natural Gas: Russian Control Has US Bulls Biting!

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas:  Russian Control Has US Bulls Biting!

Something very interesting is happening in the natural gas market. The commodity rose by just over 3%, to $4.40 mmBtu, in yesterday’s trading session.  It was the first positive trading day for natural gas in just over a week. But this time it wasn’t a looming onslaught of cold weather that sent this market higher.  […]

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Natural Gas: Ok, Now What?

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas:  Ok, Now What?

As you may know, natural gas has been one of the more interesting markets to watch over the past few months.  Thanks to bitter and long lasting US cold spell, the commodity surged to multiyear highs at $6.50 mmBtu in mid-February. But as I mentioned here, anyone bullish of natural gas at those nosebleed levels […]

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These Assets Went Up How Much!?

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
These Assets Went Up How Much!?

February is coming to a close, and that means it’s the perfect time to recap the biggest commodity gainers and decliners over the past month. First, let’s start with some of the biggest gainers… Coffee As loyal readers know, I’ve talked a lot about this commodity lately.  Brazilian drought fears have investors pushing coffee into […]

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Natural Gas: $4.50 Is The Line In The Sand…

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas:  $4.50 Is The Line In The Sand…

No doubt about it, tomorrow’s US Energy Information Administration (EIA) natural gas inventory report is going to be a whopper… As you may be aware, a “Polar Vortex” encompassed a large swath of the US in bitterly cold temperatures last week.   Thanks to the frigid weather, consumers likely cranked up natural gas demand to record […]

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