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Extended Weather Outlook Moderates; December Seen 8 Cents Lower

December natural gas is expected to open 8 cents lower Tuesday morning at $2.31 as longer-term weather forecasts turned milder and traders mull market support sustained by low cash prices. Overnight oil markets fell.

November 17, 2015

Can Winter Finally Be Coming? December Called A Nickel Higher

December natural gas is expected to open 5 cents higher Monday morning at $2.41 as overnight weather models turned noticeably cooler for the final 10 days of November. Overnight oil markets were mixed.

November 16, 2015

Cold, Technicals Energize Bulls; March Called 10 Cents Higher

March natural gas is set to open 10 cents higher Friday morning at $2.93 as changes to weather forecasts contain ongoing cold in Midwest and eastern population centers. Overnight oil markets rose.

February 20, 2015

February Survives ‘Near Death’ Experience, Called 13 Cents Higher

February natural gas is expected to open 13 cents higher Wednesday morning at $3.07 as traders note Tuesday’s robust recovery and factor in near-term temperatures well below normal in important markets. A supportive storage report Thursday is also anticipated. Overnight oil markets eased.

January 14, 2015

Forecast Has Bears Assessing Their Options; February Called Flat

February natural gas is set to open unchanged Friday morning at $2.93 as traders grapple with a fluctuating weather outlook within what analysts describe as an overall bearish trading framework. Overnight petroleum markets eased.

January 9, 2015

Cold Looming; January Seen a Nickel Higher

January natural gas is set to open 5 cents higher Wednesday morning at $3.67 as traders begin to factor in the arrival of meaningful cold after the Christmas holiday. Overnight oil markets plunged again.

December 17, 2014

Cold Seen Coming; January Called 6 Cents Higher

January natural gas is expected to open 6 cents higher Monday morning at $3.85 as last week’s weather predictions continue to develop as planned. Overnight oil markets rose.

December 15, 2014

Bears Temper Their Enthusiasm; January Called 5 Cents Higher

January natural gas is seen opening 5 cents higher Friday morning at $3.70 as traders react to deeply oversold conditions and note forecasts of eastern storms for next week. Overnight oil markets fell.

December 5, 2014

Natural Gas ‘Deluge’ Up to Winter’s Challenge, Says BNP

The market may not be convinced that natural gas storage is adequate to sustain demand through another severely cold winter, but sustained output from Appalachia should convince the skeptics soon enough, according to BNP Paribas.

November 21, 2014

NatGas Well Bid Off Weather, Technicals; December Called 3 Cents Higher

December natural gas is seen opening 3 cents higher Tuesday morning at $4.08 as traders assess a strong technical picture along with continued supportive weather forecasts. Overnight oil markets spiraled lower.

November 4, 2014