Natural gas prices, like any commodity, are affected by supply and demand - but weather plays a main role in this energy's cost.
In order to forecast where natural gas prices will be trading in coming months, it's important to look at what's expected for this winter and how much temperatures will differ from region to region.
Here's what we know about how weather will move natural gas prices into 2015...
These U.S. Natural Gas Stocks Are Critical to the EU's New "Master Plan"
The ongoing civil war in eastern Ukraine, along with the corresponding crisis between Kiev and Moscow, means that Russian gas supplies to the EU could be cut off again come September.
In 2009, the last time Russia said nyet to European natural gas deliveries, the continent barely survived one of the coldest winters in years. This time around, Europe's savior could be U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.And that's good news indeed for these natural gas stocks...
Best Stocks to Buy: Access Our Top LNG Plays, Tech Picks, and More for Free
Last week, Money Morning's latest profit plays included a top pick to profit from the booming software industry, a new way to play the liquefied natural gas sector, and a big-cap stock that's set to soar on the tech rebound.
We also featured two semiconductor stocks with major potential, several"Bitcoin stock winners," and more.Here’s the full list of our best stocks to buy now…
These LNG Stocks Offer a New Way to Play the Energy Revolution
Throughout the United States' current natural gas boom, Money Morning experts have been recommending liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks to capitalize on the U.S. energy industry's growth.
And now Executive Editor Bill Patalon has found a new way to profit from the LNG industry, which continues to grow in demand and production.See why these LNG stocks are a great way to play this sector...
$40 Trillion in Energy Spending Is Needed to Keep the Lights On
Supplying enough energy to meet skyrocketing global needs will take at least $40 trillion in energy spending over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.
For countries that don't have the money to invest in new energy resources, the future looks bleak.
Andfor American consumers, the outlook is even worse.The one bright spot is liquefied natural gas (LNG). Here’s how LNG stocks will hand investors one of the best investment opportunities of the decade…
The Irresistible Future of Natural Gas Investing
Today, I'm flying back from Houston... again.
It seems I've been spending quite a bit of time in Texas these days - and for good reason. The rollout of our exciting 25-well oil and natural gas investing project is just one.
But another revolves around the tremendous changes in the industry itself, especially when it comes to natural gas.
In fact, I just presented the keynote address before the annual meeting of the Gas Compressor Association at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston.
It dealt with the inescapable and irresistible future of natural gas.Here's what I told those assembled about the new, "gas-driven" world...
Natural Gas Stocks 2014: A Bullish Sign from This LNG Export News
Natural Gas Stocks 2014: As Russia's clash with Ukraine and the West boils on, pressure is mounting for the federal government to loosen export regulations on U.S. liquefied natural gas.
Currently, the U.S. exports natural gas to only a handful of countries, such as Canada. No U.S. LNG is exported to Europe.
That's mainly because the key factor in gaining the U.S. Department of Energy's blessing to export is whether or not the importing country has a free-trade agreement (FTA) with the United States.To continue reading, please click here...
Despite Down Earnings, Cheniere (NYSE: LNG) Is One of Top LNG Stocks to Buy
Cheniere reported a net loss attributable to common stockholders (basic and diluted) of $0.61 per share or $135.2 million for Q4. That compares to a net loss of $0.44 per share, or $94.3 million, for the previous year.To continue reading, please click here...
LNG Exporting: Alaska Joins Oil Majors on $54 Billion Project
Thanks to developments in LNG exporting, Alaska may soon return to its energy glory days. And that's good news for investors looking for LNG stocks today.
Alaska's oil production peaked at more than 2 million barrels a day in 1988. That figure dropped to 531,000 barrels a day in 2013. Now projections call for a drop to 312,000 barrels a day within the next 10 years.To continue reading, please click here...
These Top LNG Shipping Stocks to Profit from the LNG Revolution
Worldwide demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) has doubled since 2000, and for investors looking to enter this burgeoning market, LNG shipping stocks are a great play.
Global demand for LNG has doubled in the past 14 years, and is expected to double again by 2025. China alone expects to triple its current use of natural gas by 2020.To continue reading, please click here...
These Top LNG Stocks Trounced the Markets in January 2014
The broader markets had a dismal month of January - the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 5.3% and the S&P 500 dipped 3.6% - but these liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks all boasted strong returns.
The outlook for LNG stocks continues to look bright as well. Increased demand for natural gas in China, the increased supply of shale gas in the United States, and the high number of export facilities awaiting approval for construction in the United States are all bullish signs for LNG investors.
These five LNG stocks vastly outperformed the markets in January and have room to continue upward...To continue reading, please click here...
Three Ways Japan Will Boost LNG Stocks in 2014
In yet another reminder that we live in a global economy, events in Japan are setting up to boost liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks in 2014 and beyond.
Japan's appetite for LNG has ramped up dramatically over the past several years thanks to the 2010 Fukushima nuclear disaster that prompted the closing of virtually all of that country's nuclear reactors.To continue reading, please click here...
LNG Stock Chart: 3 Stocks Crushing the S&P 500
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index has climbed 41% in the past three years - but there's a group of stocks that is tearing past it as the outlook for their industry gets brighter.
I'm talking about liquefied natural gas (LNG) stocks. Take a look at this LNG stock chart:To continue reading, please click here...
LNG Stock Analysis for 2014
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) stock analysis for 2014 shows even more potential upside for share prices than years past, as companies get closer to exporting.
That's because several already-approved LNG terminal projects, with a focus on energy-hungry Asian customers, will proceed this year.To continue reading, please click here...
- Two of Today's Best Investments in the Growing Trend of Energy Security We've seen how the U.S. shale oil and gas boom has created a lot of new investing opportunities in the energy sector. As U.S. production soars, however, so do the risks to the infrastructure required to get the oil and gas out of the ground and into people's homes and autos. Now energy security is growing into a handsome profit opportunity of its own...
Cheniere (LNG) Stock Is Still the Industry Leader
Cheniere (LNG) stock has climbed 126% over the past year - and we believe there's a lot more to come.
Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: LNG) is the biggest name in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting. It was the first company that the U.S. Energy Department granted approval for exporting to countries that do not have a Free Trade Agreement with the United States.
Cheniere's head start on competitors gives it what Forbescalled a near-monopoly for the next few years.To continue reading, please click here...