Nymex Reopens Pit Trading; Traders Test Downside

Following a successful restart of its Internet-only, Access trading session late Friday afternoon, the New York Mercantile Exchange resumed open-outcry trading Monday morning at 11 a.m. (EDT) in an abbreviated, three-hour session. And just as it has been each day since the beginning of the year, sellers had the upper hand in the natural gas pit, as they pressured the October contract to within striking distance of recent lows. The prompt month finished at $2.369, 18.3 cents beneath Friday’s $2.552 close.

September 18, 2001

Yukon Government Reopens Mega-Pipeline Case

Foothills Pipe Lines Ltd. has recruited an early ally for itseffort to revive the dormant Alaska Natural Gas TransportationSystem — the government of Canada’s Yukon Territory.

March 13, 2000