Category: Natural Gas

Financial Market Outlook for May 23-27

The recent hawkish FOMC minutes were enough to drive back up the USD and bring down equities as the markets adjusted expectations regarding a possible rate hike. This week’s main reports and events include: U.S. core durable goods, EU manufacturing…

Financial Market Preview for May 9-13

The recent NFP report didn’t present, yet again, a clear picture as to where the U.S. labor market is heading: Wages went up but job growth didn’t meet market estimates. This week, the JOLTS report will provide another look at…

Financial Market Preview for April 4-8

The labor market in the U.S. isn’t slowing down as the recent NFP showed another gain of 215K and a modest bump in wages. The markets are likely to keep digesting this news at the beginning of the week. Looking…

Financial Market Outlook for January 25-29

Another turbulent week ended with falling and then rising equities and commodities prices – mostly oil. Well, this week isn’t likely to be much different so expect more high volatility on all fronts. The main events of the week come…

Financial Market Preview for January 11-15

The NFP report was much better than expected with headline figure of 292K jobs – the expectations were set much lower at 203K. But market concerns over China’s economic woes kept weighing on equities and commodities. On this week’s agenda:…

Financial Market Outlook for January 4-8

The first week of the year is upon us. This means markets return to function normally. This week entails several important reports that could drive back up market volatility. Some of these reports include: The U.S. NFP report,  minutes of…

Financial Market Preview for November 16-20

The recent recovery of the U.S. dollar also led to a fall in commodities prices including oil, gold, copper and silver. Even though the market is more incline to believe the Fed will raise rates in December, it doesn’t seem…