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Brent frontline swaps saw a mixed trading day Friday, with Platts 1630 London
time assessments ultimately down day on day. Brent crude swaps had been
boosted from hurricane winds in the North Sea, whi...
The front-month RBOB swap rose 1.53 cents Friday, outpacing the rest of the
petroleum complex. At 3:15 pm EST (2015 GMT), Platts assessed the January
RBOB swap at $2.7436/gal, up 0.56%, while its ULSD...
The front-month WTI swap rose 8 cents Friday amid bullish US economic data
that could push the US Federal Reserve closer to tapering its bond-buying
program. At 3:15 pm EST (2015 GMT), Platts assessed...
Financial basis swaps markets were mostly higher Friday as earlier
strength in NYMEX gas due to frigid conditions hovering over most of the
country eventually fizzled out by the end of trading.
South Central on-peak terms were mixed at the front of the curve Friday,
as January NYMEX gas futures edged down 1.8 cents to about $4.114/MMBtu in
late trading after moving higher earlier in the day....
Mid-Atlantic forwards moved down Friday as January NYMEX natural gas
futures slipped 1.8 cents to $4.114/MMBtu.
PJM West on-peak January-February 2014 financial futures came off 20
cents, with bi...
Northeast term power prices dropped Friday as natural gas futures and
regional gas basis moved down.
January NYMEX gas futures slipped 1.8 cents to $4.114/MMBtu, as
Algonquin city-gates financial...
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A forward price is the price today for an obligation to be performed
on a specified date in the future. This may be for the physical delivery of a commodity to a specified location, or the financial exchange of fixed price and floating price payments with reference to a notional quantity of a commodity.
A forward price curve shows tradable prices for the same obligation for a series of future dates. It is not a forecast. A forward price curve plots the current price points for the same obligation over a range of dates. It is a measure of market prices at the date of the curve for a series of future
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