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BOONE PICKENS: NATURAL GAS HAS BOTTOMED

It’s one thing when Jeff Gundlach, a bond manager, calls a bottom in natural gas as he did last month.  It’s a whole other story when an energy billionaire calls the bottom. Boone Pickens was on CNBC today saying natural gas prices have likely seen their lows. He says:

“You’re gonna tighten this thing up.  Looking out at summer next year at 3-plus (dollars), I think that’s where you’re gonna be. Yeah, I think you’ve bottomed out on natural gas prices.”

The primary drivers here?  Shutting down oil rigs and the decline in coal production should benefit natural gas demand. Additionally, Pickens says the USA has to stop exporting wealth to OPEC and start tapping the resources the USA has here.  And nat gas is his primary focus regarding these comments.

 

Source: CNBC

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Cullen Roche

Cullen Roche

Mr. Roche is the Founder of Orcam Financial Group, LLC. Orcam is a financial services firm offering asset management, private advisory, institutional consulting and educational services. He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance and Understanding the Modern Monetary System.

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