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The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) along with other natural gas-related exchange traded products are often subject to seasonal trends. With winter approaching, the seasonality of natural gas could be advantage for the commodity. However, market observers warn that natural gas […]

Natural gas prices, along with the commodity-related exchange traded fund, surged Monday on speculation that the U.S. would suffer through another week of lingering summer heat. The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 4.1% Monday. Despite the summer rebound, UNG is still down 5.3% year-to-date. Meanwhile, natural gas futures were 3.9% higher to […]

Many asset classes are sensitive to seasonal trends, but perhaps none more so than commodities. With that idea in mind, natural gas exchange traded products, such as the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ), could be worthwhile trades this month. Traders are […]

The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) along with other natural gas-related exchange traded products have participated in this year’s commodities rebound and those products could gain some more momentum as summer temperatures rise. A hot summer in large cities across the […]

Natural gas prices and commodity-related exchange traded funds are perking up as forecasts for hotter weather ahead raise expectations for higher electricity consumption. The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 3.5% on Monday as Nymex natural gas futures were up 3.8% to $2.68 per million British thermal units. Despite recent gains, UNG has […]

Natural gas prices and related exchange traded funds rallied Thursday after the government reported natural gas in storage rose less than expected last week. On Thursday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) increased 8.5% and iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) jumped 15.2%. Natural gas futures gained 8.7% to […]

The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) along with other natural gas-related exchange traded products have participated in this year’s commodities rebound, but there have been lingering doubts about the veracity of the natural gas rally. Gas prices previously hit an 18-year […]

U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds extended its post-Brexit rally on the last day of June, ending the first half of the year on a positive note after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney assuaged market fears and signaled a potential rate cut over the summer. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.6% over […]

The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) have been among the better performing commodities exchange traded products in recent weeks, but some commodities market observers see the recent upside in natural gas as defying current fundamentals. Gas prices previously hit an 18-year […]

Conventional wisdom dictates that as temperatures rise, so should natural gas prices. However, exchange traded products such as the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) could face seasonal challenges. Earlier this week, the U.S. Energy Department revealed natural gas stockpiles only increased […]

Natural gas exchange traded funds surged Thursday after an unexpectedly low inventory injection on improved demand for summer cooling and a dip in production. On Thursday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) increased 6.1% and iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) jumped 13.7%. Natural gas futures gained 5.5% to […]

As we get ready for the summer season, natural gas and commodity-related exchange traded funds jumped Tuesday on warming weather forecasts and rising price momentum. On Tuesday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) surged 6.2% and iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) increased 5.0%. Related: Natural Gas ETFs for […]

While the U.S. may not feel it now, this summer will likely be sweltering, potentially supporting natural gas-related exchange traded funds as electricity demand surges to combat the heat. According to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center, the U.S. Northeast, West Coast and Great Lakes region have the highest chance for warmer-than-normal temperatures from June through […]

Crude oil prices are finally bouncing back, and investors can also track the ups and downs of the energy market through commodity-related exchange traded funds (ETFs). West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures were down 2.4% Tuesday to $43.7 per barrel while Brent crude oil futures were 1.7% lower to $45.1 per barrel. Oil prices fell […]

U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds slipped on the last day of March, ending the month on a muted note after a wild quarter that pushed the markets into a correction before clawing back the losses on swift rebound. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.5% over the first quarter of 2016. Meanwhile, the […]

Investors can use leveraged and inverse exchange traded funds to hedge a long position against sudden turns or capture short-term trends in more volatile market conditions. On the recent webcast, Tactical Strategies to Combat Market Volatility, Sylvia Jablonski, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Capital Markets & Institutional Strategy Team at Direxion, points out that […]

Natural gas futures and commodity-related ETFs have been rallying since the start of March After touching a 17-year low on March 3, natural gas futures have rallied on bets that prices have fallen too low Moreover, some argue that natural gas demand for electricity generation could be even higher this summer Natural gas futures and commodity-related exchange […]

Spring is quickly upon us, and natural gas exchange traded fund traders are already anticipating warmer weather and lower heating demand ahead. On Monday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) declined 6.8% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) dropped 5.6%. Nymex natural gas futures decreased 6.3% Monday […]

An unexpected natural gas withdrawal rate as a cold front moved across the East Coast stoked a rally in gas-related exchange traded funds Thursday. On Thursday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 4.0% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) gained 5.8% as Nymex natural gas futures […]

U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds experienced a wild ride this year, but with everything said and done, the markets are closing out 2015 pretty much where they started. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 1.5% over 2015. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite increased 6.5% and the S&P 500 was flat. The top performing non-leveraged […]

Natural gas exchange traded funds took a sharp turn Wednesday after rallying on a shift in the weather outlook. Traders who are wary of further weakness in the gas market may want to keep inverse or bearish fund options close at hand. On Wednesday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) fell 4.8%% and […]

Commodities have been down in the dumps this year as a strengthening U.S. dollar and slowing global economy weigh on demand. Consequently, exchange traded products linked to the raw materials have been among the worst performers of 2015. For instance, a natural gas-related exchange traded note and exchange traded fund are at the bottom of […]

Natural gas futures and related exchange traded funds soared to a three-week high Monday as the commodity heated up on more frigid forecasts ahead and bearish traders scrambled to cover positions. On Monday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 8.5% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) […]

The East Coast is finally expected to feel a colder winter, heating up natural gas-related exchange traded funds, with natgas futures posting their largest surge in almost two months after dipping toward 16-year lows. On Monday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) rose 6.2% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return […]

Natural gas-related exchange traded funds hit all-time lows and were among the worst performing assets Monday as natgas futures plunged to a 13-year low on diminished heating demand in a mild winter. On Monday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) fell 4.8% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: […]

The unusually temperate winter across the U.S. has sapped natural gas demand, dragging gas-related exchange traded funds to all-time lows and January-delivered futures contracts to a 17-year low. The United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) was unchanged in mid-Tuesday after paring early morning losses, which drove the natural gas ETF to new lows. UNG […]

Th unseasonably warm winter temperatures and diminished demand for heating fuel have pushed natural gas inventories to record highs and pushed natgas-related exchange traded funds to all-time lows. On Friday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) fell 4.1% and United States 12 Month Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNL) dropped 2.9%. The three-times leveraged-long […]

Natural gas prices and commodity-related exchange traded funds plunged Monday after meteorologists forecasted above-average temperatures this autumn season, diminishing the demand outlook for heating. On Monday, the United States Natural Gas Fund (NYSEArca: UNG) fell 5.3% and the iPath Bloomberg Natural Gas Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: GAZ) plummeted 11.1%, extending their losses ahead of […]

U.S. equities and stock exchange traded funds regained their footing Wednesday, ending a tumultuous month on a positive note. Over September, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.5%, the Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.1% and the S&P 500 retreated 2.5%. The best performing non-leveraged exchange traded products over the past month include the ETFS Physical Palladium […]

Exchange traded fund traders who played the recent bout of wild market swings doubled down on risk and piled into leveraged products. Traders have increasingly turned to exchange traded funds and notes that use leverage or amplify potential returns on oil, gold and natural gas, even as many bets have plunged after the commodities retreat, […]