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Natural Gas May '20 (NGK20)

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Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Natural Gas Closes Slightly Lower due to Ongoing Demand Concerns

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ20) on Friday closed down -0.003 (-0.18%).

Nat-gas prices on Friday settled slightly lower on continued concern about reduced nat-gas demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic and related shutdowns. Losses were limited by hopes that the massive stimulus and rescue measures put in place by the world's governments and central banks will ease the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus. The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed a $2 trillion rescue package, and sent it to President Trump for his signature.

Nat-gas prices earlier this week on Monday plunged to a 24-1/2 year low on concern about sharply reduced demand for natural gas with the partial shutdown of the global economy on the coronavirus pandemic. Nat-gas demand for heating-cooling and electricity will continue to fall as more U.S. schools, restaurants and other businesses close or curtail hours due to the pandemic.

Warmer-than-normal temperatures are also negative f... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Natural Gas
Contract Size
10,000 MMBtu (million British thermal units)
Tick Size
0.001 per MMBtu ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$10,000
Margin/Maintenance
$1,595/1,450
First Notice Date
04/29/20 (30 days)
Expiration Date
04/28/20 (29 days)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas May '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior May Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Mar 24, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
588,158 (-16,781)
502,771 (-7,092)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
188,138 (-13,631)
297,588 (-27,862)
Producers - Long / Short
263,064 (+18,703)
255,979 (-1,045)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
217,145 (-11,870)
138,843 (+17,567)
Managed Money - Long / Short
135,327 (+564)
221,537 (-42,817)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
52,811 (-14,195)
76,051 (+14,955)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1.587 +2.46%
on 03/23/20
2.044 -20.45%
on 03/11/20
-0.106 (-6.12%)
since 02/28/20
3-Month
1.587 +2.46%
on 03/23/20
2.229 -27.05%
on 01/14/20
-0.566 (-25.82%)
since 12/27/19
52-Week
1.587 +2.46%
on 03/23/20
2.631 -38.20%
on 04/12/19
-0.949 (-36.85%)
since 03/29/19

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Natural Gas Up Slightly on Hopes Global Rescue Measures Will Boost the Economy and Nat-Gas Demand

Apr Nymex natural gas (NGJ20) this morning is up +0.005 (+0.31%). Nat-gas prices this morning are slightly higher on hopes that the massive stimulus and rescue measures put in place by the world's governments...

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May WTI crude oil (CLK20) on Thursday closed down -1.89 (-7.72%), May Brent crude oil (CBK20) closed down -1.05 (-3.70%), and May RBOB gasoline (RBK20) closed down -0.0074 (-1.22%). The energy complex...

Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 96% Sell with a Strongest short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is approaching oversold territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1.738
1st Resistance Point 1.705
Last Price 1.626
1st Support Level 1.643
2nd Support Level 1.614

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52-Week High 2.631
Fibonacci 61.8% 2.232
Fibonacci 50% 2.109
Fibonacci 38.2% 1.986
Last Price 1.626
52-Week Low 1.587

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