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Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Setup for Correction

Posted on December 05, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Crude Oil rose substantially last week after OPEC agreed to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day. The week posted the largest percentage gain since 2009 and many market participants reportedly expect the move up to continue. However, others remain skeptical that OPEC members will comply with production quotas. Members have been known to … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Setup for Correction

Natural Gas Forecast: December Settles Above $3.00

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Natural gas’s recovery from recent lows is reportedly due to forecasts for cooler temperatures that could bring more demand in coming weeks. In addition, prices were bolstered on Wednesday due to a surprise two Bcf withdrawal reported in the EIA Natural Gas Storage Report. However, some analysts have cited record storage levels could still ultimately … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: December Settles Above $3.00

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Positioned to Challenge $49.1

Posted on November 21, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

The rise in crude oil prices last week was reportedly due to increased hopes that major producers will reach an agreement to cut production. However, others’ skepticism about such a cut, the surging U.S. dollar, and a surprisingly large increase in U.S. oil supplies are said to have kept a lid on the move up … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Positioned to Challenge $49.1

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Forms Bullish Hammer

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Crude oil prices continue to decline. Reports indicate the primary culprit is waning expectations for a meaningful OPEC output cut. In addition, some see record level production from countries like Russia and Canada as an equalizer to any cuts that may be made. There is also added uncertainty as US president-elect Donald Trump has pledged … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Forms Bullish Hammer

Natural Gas Forecast: December Holds 200-Day Moving Average

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Natural gas has fallen hard ahead of November’s expiration. Speculation that natural gas storage could reach record levels ahead of winter and warmer than normal weather forecasts for the next few weeks are reportedly reasons for falling prices. Prompt month November futures fell to $2.627 on Wednesday where the 62 percent retracement of the move … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: December Holds 200-Day Moving Average

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Unable to Confirm Double Top

Posted on October 24, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Traders are reportedly waiting for more information regarding the tentative OPEC deal to cut crude oil production before making up their minds about whether to be bullish. Some pundits say that until the deal is confirmed next month, crude oil prices may continue to soften. A stronger U.S. dollar also reportedly weighed on crude oil … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Unable to Confirm Double Top

Natural Gas Forecast: NGX16 Forms Intra-Day Bearish Flag

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Natural gas was spurred higher last Thursday after government data showed a smaller than expected build for the week ended October 7. However, the move’s strength and resilience reportedly came as a surprise for many market participants due to mild weather across most of the U.S. The market remains well supplied according to many analysts … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: NGX16 Forms Intra-Day Bearish Flag

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI’s Correction in Position to Extend

Posted on October 17, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Last week, after WTI crude oil surged higher on Monday, prices eased a bit and an overdue correction started. Media sources indicate prices fell due to concern about persistent oversupply. Traders are reportedly waiting for new bullish news to push prices higher. In addition, skeptics remain doubtful that OPEC will be able to follow through … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI’s Correction in Position to Extend

Natural Gas Forecast: Correction Poised to Extend

Posted on October 12, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Media sources state that traders and analysts are looking to current warm weather in the south and anticipation of a colder than normal winter as catalysts for higher natural gas prices. However, some reports indicate many traders and analysts remain skeptical and have stated that the move up is too soon in anticipation of real … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: Correction Poised to Extend