Tag: Natural Gas Investing

Deep Freeze!

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
Deep Freeze!

I don’t know how it is in your neck of the woods, but it’s downright chilly where I live.  My furnace has been running full blast for the past week thanks to the bitter cold snap covering most parts of the country. Funny thing is, it’s not even officially winter yet! According to some weather […]

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A Historic Mistake?

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
A Historic Mistake?

Something remarkable happened in the realm of global politics this weekend…  A historic deal was struck with Iran in regards to their highly controversial nuclear program.  As you may know, Iran has been at odds with the global community for nearly a decade.  In recent years, tensions have mounted as experts believed the rogue country […]

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Energy Update: Crude To $90 Or $100?

| November 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Energy Update:  Crude To $90 Or $100?

Thursday was a big day for the energy markets.  As you may know, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released both weekly oil and natural gas inventory reports yesterday due to the Veterans Day holiday on Monday. Let’s see what these important data releases revealed about the current supply/demand situation for energy commodities… Oil The […]

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Natural Gas: Time To Let The Bulls Out Of The Corral!

| November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Natural Gas:  Time To Let The Bulls Out Of The Corral!

It’s been a rough few weeks for anyone bullish of natural gas… The seemingly abundant commodity fell from $3.80 mmBtu a few weeks ago, down to $3.40 in recent trading.  That’s a surprising downswing in what’s usually a seasonally strong period for natural gas. Take a look… What’s going on? In a nutshell, a surprisingly […]

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These Commodities Cratered…

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
These Commodities Cratered…

Well folks, we’re finally entering the home stretch…  With October’s arrival, the fourth quarter of 2013 is officially underway in the markets.  That means it’s the perfect time for a third quarter commodity performance review. Let’s start with the worst performers over the past three months… Corn: down 17% –  No surprise here.  Corn is […]

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Strange Behavior For Natural Gas…

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Strange Behavior For Natural Gas…

Something strange happened last Thursday… That’s when the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released their weekly natural gas inventory report.  For the week of August 2nd, storage inputs jumped to 96 billion cubic feet (bcf)– much larger than the 76 bcf storage addition expected by analysts.  In case you’re unaware, this is decidedly bearish data […]

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More Weakness Ahead For Natural Gas?

| July 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Weakness Ahead For Natural Gas?

No doubt about it, July has been a remarkably boring month in the natural gas market. In what’s usually a seasonally strong period for the commodity, the past few weeks have been filled with investor indecision. As a result, the commodity has done nothing but trade in a tight 20-cent range between $3.55 and $3.75. […]

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Energy: Will Crude Rocket To $145 A Barrel?

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
Energy:  Will Crude Rocket To $145 A Barrel?

It’s beginning to feel a lot like 2008 again… As you may remember, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude went on a moonshot in 2008, rising to $145 a barrel.  An exceptionally tight global market had many analysts fearing the price of oil would never come back down.  Of course, the commodity came crashing back to […]

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Did You Hitch Your Wagon To These Rising Assets?

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Did You Hitch Your Wagon To These Rising Assets?

On Wednesday, we discussed the worst performing commodities for the first half of 2013.  Now it’s time to cover the top performers from the first six months of the year. Let’s get to it… Lean Hogs- up 17%:  The hog market is on fire this year.  This often-overlooked commodity surged from $0.70 a pound in […]

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Hot Commodity Stocks: This Natural Gas Producer Is On A Roll…

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hot Commodity Stocks:  This Natural Gas Producer Is On A Roll…

No doubt about it, underlying natural gas market fundamentals have grown considerably more bullish since this time last year…   Dry-gas drill rig counts have plummeted and are currently near 18-year lows.    As of yesterday’s EIA inventory report, natural gas in storage is at 2,141 billion cubic feet (bcf).  That’s 28% lower than last year and […]

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