The widow maker spread ended in slight backwardation

Pavel Hála | Analyses | 26. 2. 2015

Unlike last year, when the widow maker spread expired in pretty wild backwardation, it finished yesterday in a quiet mood. But let’s explain a little bit about this spread. I’m talking about interdelivery natural gas spread between March and April, NGH15-NGJ15. Consumption of natural gas is usually high in winter due to heating demand. Consumption…

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Natural gas at resistance

Pavel Hála | Analyses | 1. 4. 2013

Natural gas is at $4 which was an unbreakable resistance that turned the price down last year. Actually the price broke over $4 on Wednesday but pulled back on Thursday and is hovering slightly below $4 right now. Check out our chart of most liquid May future contract: So what now? Will the last year…

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One of my favorite natural gas trades

Pavel Hála | Trading ideas | 18. 2. 2013

Time has come to enter one of my favorite spread trades. It’s in NYMEX natural gas – NGQ13-NGM13. I made money on this spread every single year during last five years. I consider NG to be a great commodity for spread trading. This spread trade is also a very conservative because you can set just…

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