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Natural Gas Oct '21 (NGV21)

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Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Rallies on Dollar Weakness and Chinese Energy Demand Optimism

Jan WTI crude oil (CLF23) this morning is up +2.22 (+2.76%), and Jan RBOB gasoline (RBF23) is up +0.50 (+0.21%).  Jan Nymex natural gas (NGF23) is down -0.019 (-0.27%).

Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning are moderately higher, with crude climbing to a 2-week high.  A slump in the dollar index to a 3-1/2 month low today is bullish for energy prices.  Also, crude is climbing on expectations that energy demand will improve in China after the government eased Covid restrictions.  Finally, crude has support on signs OPEC+ may curb crude output after OPEC+ delegates said the group might consider deeper crude production supply cuts when they meet this Sunday.  

Jan nat-gas is moderately lower and fell to a 1-1/2 week low after weekly EIA nat-gas stockpiles fell less than expected.  The EIA reported nat-gas inventories fell -81 bcf, below expectations of an -86 bcf decline.  Losses in nat-gas prices were limited by forecasts for colder U.S. weather, which will boost heat... 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
$9,900/9,000
First Notice Date
09/29/21
Expiration Date
09/28/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas Oct '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Oct Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Nov 22, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
447,239 (-243)
303,964 (-22,688)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
135,666 (-499)
306,591 (+18,312)
Producers - Long / Short
148,164 (-1,948)
205,214 (-11,963)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
222,034 (+12,592)
21,709 (+162)
Managed Money - Long / Short
112,546 (+422)
183,261 (+3,902)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
23,120 (-921)
123,330 (+14,410)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
4.215 +38.58%
on 08/31/21
6.280 -6.99%
on 09/28/21
+1.453 (+33.11%)
since 08/27/21
3-Month
3.496 +67.08%
on 07/07/21
6.280 -6.99%
on 09/28/21
+2.265 (+63.34%)
since 06/28/21
52-Week
2.552 +128.88%
on 12/07/20
6.280 -6.99%
on 09/28/21
+2.958 (+102.60%)
since 09/28/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Soft Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 6.891
2nd Resistance Point 6.586
1st Resistance Point 6.213
Last Price 5.841s
1st Support Level 5.535
2nd Support Level 5.230
3rd Support Level 4.857

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52-Week High 6.280
Last Price 5.841s
Fibonacci 61.8% 4.856
Fibonacci 50% 4.416
Fibonacci 38.2% 3.976
52-Week Low 2.552

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