Natural Gas

Blogs

Commodity prices have been trending higher since reaching lows in March and April 2020. Over the first six months of 2021, a composite of the asset class was up over 20%. In May, lumber, copper, and palladium prices reached all-time highs. While... more

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In late June 2020, the nearby natural gas futures price fell to its lowest level in twenty-five years when it reached $1.432 per MMBtu. Days after the low, Warren Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway acquired transmission and pipeline assets... more

Workspaces

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard has three tabs. The first tab displays today’s market quotes, volume, and open interest data. If the last price is matching the open price, then the open price is highlighted blue. If the last price is... more

Workspaces

This Microsoft Excel® dashboard scans the options on the natural gas (Globex) futures market for volume and ranks the volume traded for each expiry out sixteen months. The scan covers options traded ten strikes above and below the at-the-... more

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Customers using our flagship product, CQG Integrated Client (CQG IC), have access to a new study called Algo Orders. Using a proprietary algorithm, this indicator of trading activity detects and exposes hidden volume (iceberg orders) on the... more

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The price of active month NYMEX natural gas futures closed on September 30, 2015 at $2.524 per mmBtu. The fourth and first quarters are generally a positive seasonal period for the energy commodity that is very sensitive to heating demand. The... more

Workspaces

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet uses the CQG Toolkit to pull in market data for natural gas traded on CME Globex.

Twelve months of outrights, one-month, and three-month calendar spreads are displayed. The forward curves display today's... more

Workspaces

This Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet uses the CQG Toolkit to pull in natural gas market data traded on the CME Globex exchange. It uses a matrix style presentation with the outrights displayed along the top row and also the first contract listed for... more

Blogs

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about how natural gas was testing the low of a several-month balance of 2640 to 3013. Additionally, at that time natural gas had formed a relatively tight five-day balance of 2642 to 2735 at the bottom... more

Blogs

From the middle of March until the end of April, June natural gas held a steady decline from about 290.0 down to below 250.0. However, over the last ten days, much of that decline has been retraced. Most of the retracement occurred on Thursday,... more