July 05, 2012 at 09:00 AM EDT
How to Trade Natural Gas Futures: UNG and Beyond
Trading natural gas has long been the dominant way of obtaining exposure to this fossil fuel. While it is possible to establish positions using stocks and ETFs, the most direct and often most liquid options come from futures contracts (or futures-based products). High daily volumes coupled with erratic and sometimes unpredictable movements have given natural gas a big name in the commodity world. While some have gotten burned by NG’s massive slide in recent years, others have been able to profit through puts and other trading strategies. Below, we outline strategies for trading natural gas, the ultra-popular United States Natural Gas Fund (UNG), and more [see also 25 Ways To Invest In Natural Gas ]. See the full story here → Related Posts: Commodity ETFs: Five Factors To Consider The Ultimate Guide To Natural Gas Investing 25 Things Every Financial Advisor Should Know About Commodities Three Worst Performing Commodity ETFs Over The Last Three Years Beyond UNG: Three Intruiging ETFs To Play Natural Gas
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