Backwardation and Contango- The Economics of Commodities

July 11, 2016

Backwardation and contango can tell us a great deal about the supply and demand fundamentals for a commodity. In my latest article for About.com, I use the natural gas market as a case study for how a steep contango can signal price changes that reflect classic economic theory.

Article: Backwardation and Contango- The Economics of Commodities

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Natural Gas- Risk Positions Slowly Shrinking But…

May 31, 2016

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The pivot point for natural gas remains around the $2 per MMBtu level and open interest continues to be relatively high. In my latest work for Seeking Alpha, I explain why natural gas fundamentals are improving but why the shorts continue to remain in positions and it is very expensive to be long the energy commodity.

Article: Natural Gas- Risk Positions Slowly Shrinking But…

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Backwardation and Contango: Two Commodity Terms That Describes Market Structure

October 10, 2014

In my latest article for About.com I discuss contango and backwardation and how they can assist you in analyzing the current supply and demand characteristics of any commodity market.

Article:   Backwardation and Contango: Two Commodity Terms That Describes Market Structure


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