Natural Gas ETFs Heat Up on Warmer Weather

Additionally, natural gas may be gaining traction from technical traders after prices inched above their 200-day moving average Tuesday for the first time since November 2014, which triggered buy orders. The long-term trend line is a widely observed indicator for technical traders to close out bearish positions or add on bullish allocations.

“If it stays above there it’s significant. Then you can make a case the market is bullish,” Scott Gettleman, an independent trader, told the WSJ.

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UNG and GAZ are still trading below their 200-day simple moving averages. UNG, though, popped above its short-term, 50-day simple moving average.Natural Gas ETFs Heat Up on Warmer Weather

Nevertheless, natural gas stockpiles are still hovering near record-high levels, with U.S. natural gas storage at around 2.8 trillion cubic feet as of last week, or 37% higher than levels at this time year-over-year and above the five-year average for this time of the year, Investing reports.

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United States Natural Gas Fund