|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||103.77 - 104.54|
|52 Week Range||83.80 - 106.65|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.85|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
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Hedge funds’ net long positions in US natural gas futures (UGAZ) (UNG) and options contracts were at 5,318 for the week ending January 2, 2018.
US crude output increased by 167,000 bpd to 9.64 MMbpd in October 2017—compared to the previous month. It was the highest level since May 1971.
Cushing inventories fell by 1,584,000 barrels to 51.4 MMbbls (million barrels) on December 15–22, 2017, according to the EIA.
US distillate inventories rose by 1.1 MMbbls (million barrels) to 129.9 MMbbls from December 15 to 22, per the EIA. Inventories rose 0.8% week-over-week but declined by 21.6 MMbbls or 14.3% year-over-year....
February WTI crude oil futures (DWT)(SCO) contracts rose 0.8% to $60.3 per barrel at 12:45 AM EST on December 29, 2017—the highest level since June 2015.
February WTI crude oil (DBO)(USO) futures contracts rose 0.3% to $59.84 per barrel on December 28. Brent oil (BNO) futures rose 0.4% to $66.72 per barrel on the same day.
For the week ending December 15, 2017, US crude oil inventories fell for the fifth straight week. So far, nationwide inventories have fallen 9.8% in 2017.
According to the EIA, the four-week average US gasoline demand fell by 42,000 bpd or 0.5% to 9 MMbpd (million barrels per day) on December 8–15, 2017.
February US crude oil futures contracts rose 0.2% to $58.47 per barrel on December 22. Brent crude oil futures contracts rose 0.5% to $65.25 per barrel.
US distillate inventories rose for the fourth time in the last five weeks. They rose ~3% in the last five weeks, which is bearish for diesel and oil prices.
The EIA estimated that US crude oil production rose by 9,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 9,789,000 bpd on December 8–15, 2017.