The Energy Information Administration has looked into the future and declared higher average prices for natural gas this year, naturally lending an assist to the commodity’s related exchange traded funds (ETFs). The EIA expects the spot price to average $4.44 per million BTU, about 49 cents higher than the 2009 average but a downward revision from the earlier forecast. Here are more stories on the subject that may interest you:

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