NEW YORK, Dec 13 Freezing cold across the nation
and falling U.S. natural gas stockpiles has opened up a key
spread trading opportunity famous for its potential rewards -
NEW YORK This year's early rally in U.S. natural gas prices dealt heavy losses to hedge funds that stubbornly maintained short positions in the face of brutally cold weather, and the price slide of the past two months has not yet erased losses that prompted some investors to flee the funds, industry sources say.
NEW YORK, June 6 After tapering to a 2013 low on
Tuesday, trading in natural gas futures on the New York
Mercantile Exchange picked up sharply on Thursday after a
government report showed a weekly inventory build well above
NEW YORK, June 5 Trading in natural gas futures
on the New York Mercantile Exchange has tapered off sharply over
the last few days, slipping Tuesday to its lowest so far this
year as investors struggle with uncertainty about the market's
David Coolidge may still be the king of U.S. natural gas hedge fund managers but his $2 billion Velite Capital has made less than half of last year's money while one of his biggest rivals is headed for a loss in an unusually tricky year for traders.
NEW YORK U.S. natural gas futures were trading nearly flat on Monday, with prices underpinned by chilly Northeast and Midwest weather this week that should boost demand for heating despite ongoing concerns about record-high supplies.
NEW YORK U.S. natural gas futures ended lower on Friday as widespread power outages from Hurricane Sandy slowed demand and weather forecasts for late next week turned milder despite the outlook for some near-term cold that should stir more heating load.
NEW YORK Most U.S. natural gas futures ended slightly higher on Thursday, with the front contract propped up by colder weather forecasts for the next two weeks despite bearish concerns about a government report showing inventories hit record highs.
NEW YORK U.S. natural gas inventories climbed last week to an all-time high, the fourth straight year a record high has been hit at this point in the season, according to data released Thursday by the Energy Information Administration.
NEW YORK, Nov 1 U.S. natural gas inventories
climbed last week to an all-time high, the fourth straight year
a record high has been hit at this point in the season,
according to data released Thursday by the Energy Information