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Natural Gas Forecast: Overdue Correction Poised to Extend

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

July natural gas rose to a new high for 2016 when it overcame the January 8 swing high of $2.635. The move up extended to crucial resistance near $2.75 and stalled. $2.75 is a confluent target. Most importantly, it is the 1.382 projection of the primary wave $1.949 – 2.427 – 2.08. Negative Factors July’s … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: Overdue Correction Poised to Extend

Crude Oil Forecast: August WTI Positioned to Rise Above $50.0 Again

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

The falling U.S. dollar and higher probability the U.K. will vote to remain in the European Union are reportedly causes for crude oil’s recovery. However, some analysts have stated that increasing U.S. rig counts and production coming back online in Canada will keep a lid on oil prices for the near term. August WTI crude … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: August WTI Positioned to Rise Above $50.0 Again

Natural Gas Forecast: July Challenges Its 2016 High

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Warm summer weather and a smaller than expected build reported last Thursday were allegedly the catalysts for the surge higher to $2.635. The recent string of smaller than expected builds has some analysts and traders speculating that the glut of gas in storage may shrink much faster than originally expected. July natural gas challenged its … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: July Challenges Its 2016 High

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Stalls, Correction Poised to Extend

Posted on June 13, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

As WTI crude oil prices fall from the recent $51.67 high, some reports indicate the pullback is due to the rising U.S. dollar and increased rig counts for the second week in a row. Pundits have also stated the sharp price surge could encourage some producers to increase production, keeping the market oversupplied. Others still … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI Stalls, Correction Poised to Extend

Natural Gas Forecast: Prices Rise to New 2016 High

Posted on June 08, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Natural gas prices have risen sharply over the past seven days. July rose to $2.501 in early trading Wednesday, overcoming the continuation chart’s $2.495 high for 2016. Reports indicate the surge has been due to forecasts for higher temperatures in coming weeks. However, some think the move up may be too aggressive considering storage levels … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: Prices Rise to New 2016 High

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI in Position to Overcome $50.0 Again

Posted on June 06, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

For the past few weeks, WTI crude oil has been trading in a tight range as it tries to sort through recent events and fundamental factors. Reports indicate Monday’s close at a 10-month high was due to concerns over continued supply disruptions and speculation that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates this month. … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI in Position to Overcome $50.0 Again

Natural Gas Forecast: July Poised to Rise to $2.57

Posted on June 01, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

Prompt month natural gas futures have risen just over 20 percent after the June contract’s expiration last Thursday. Reports indicate traders are expecting increased demand for the fuel due to warmer than normal summer weather in coming weeks. Technical factors have also turned positive and call for rising prices to challenge and likely overcome the … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: July Poised to Rise to $2.57

Natural Gas Forecast: July Holds Crucial Support at $2.13

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Natural Gas Price Forecast

The spread between the June and July contracts ahead of June’s expiration on Thursday has weighed on the front of the market. However, July natural gas challenged crucial support at $2.13 Wednesday and held this level on a closing basis while June stalled again near key support at $1.95. The longer-term is beginning to look … Continue reading Natural Gas Forecast: July Holds Crucial Support at $2.13

Crude Oil Forecast: WTI’s Decline Corrective – Support Expected to Hold

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Reports indicate traders and investors have been focused on the return of crude oil from recent worldwide supply disruptions, primarily in Canada and Nigeria, in addition to swelling output from Iran. The rising U.S. dollar has also put bearish pressure on prices after the Fed’s latest policy meeting notes suggested a June rate hike possible. … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: WTI’s Decline Corrective – Support Expected to Hold

Crude Oil Forecast: June WTI Poised for Decline to at Least $42.5

Posted on May 09, 2016 by Dean Rogers in Oil Price Forecast

Supply disruptions due to wildfires in Alberta and militant attacks in Nigeria were reportedly offsetting rising stockpiles of crude oil and surging OPEC output. However, those factors seem to be easing, and may not have as much of an impact on supply as originally indicated. U.S. crude inventories reached their highest level since 1929, but … Continue reading Crude Oil Forecast: June WTI Poised for Decline to at Least $42.5