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Natural Gas May '24 (NGK24)

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Natural Gas Futures Market News and Commentary

Nat-Gas Prices Erase Early Gains on Warmer US Weather Forecasts

May Nymex natural gas (NGK24) on Friday closed down by -0.005 (-0.28%).

May nat gas prices on Friday gave up an early advance and closed slightly lower.  Friday’s forecasts for warmer US spring temperatures that reduce heating demand for nat-gas weighed on prices.  Forecaster Atmospheric G2 said Friday that forecasts for the northeastern and western parts of the US shifted warmer over the next ten days.  

Nat-gas prices collapsed earlier this year, with nearest-futures (NGJ24) posting a 3-3/4 year low on March 26 as an unusually mild winter curbed heating consumption for nat-gas and pushed inventories well above average.  As of April 12, US nat-gas inventories were +36.4% above their 5-year seasonal average, signaling abundant nat-gas supplies.  

Nat-gas prices are also under pressure after the Freeport LNG nat-gas export terminal in Texas on March 1 shut down one of its three production units due to damage from extreme cold in Texas.  The unit recently reopened on... Read more

Contract Specifications

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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
Point Value
First Notice Date
04/29/24 (9 days)
Expiration Date
04/26/24 (6 days)

Seasonal Chart

Natural Gas May '24
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior May Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Apr 16, 2024

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Commercials - Long / Short
594,830 (+19,387)
489,062 (+16,873)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
321,728 (+1,548)
453,603 (+5,526)
Producers - Long / Short
237,163 (+9,706)
327,803 (+10,666)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
214,689 (+4,294)
18,281 (+820)
Managed Money - Long / Short
220,067 (-8,336)
336,001 (+19,051)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
101,661 (+9,884)
117,602 (-13,525)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1.649 +6.25%
on 04/16/24
1.943 -9.83%
on 04/10/24
-0.124 (-6.61%)
since 03/19/24
1.649 +6.25%
on 04/16/24
2.411 -27.33%
on 01/25/24
-0.601 (-25.54%)
since 01/19/24
1.649 +6.25%
on 04/16/24
3.343 -47.59%
on 11/03/23
-1.355 (-43.61%)
since 04/19/23

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Nat-Gas Prices Erase Early Gains on Warmer US Weather Forecasts

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CLM24 : 82.22s (+0.15%)
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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Sell Signal with a Weak Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 1.879
2nd Resistance Point 1.843
1st Resistance Point 1.797
Last Price 1.752s
1st Support Level 1.715
2nd Support Level 1.679
3rd Support Level 1.633

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52-Week High 3.343
Fibonacci 61.8% 2.696
Fibonacci 50% 2.496
Fibonacci 38.2% 2.296
Last Price 1.752s
52-Week Low 1.649

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