Natural gas is one of the most volatile commodities that trades which makes it an oasis for speculators looking for price variance and trends.
Articles by Andrew Hecht
Andrew Hecht is a commodity and options trader and analyst. He spent nearly 40 years on Wall Street, including two decades at Phillip Brothers, later Salomon Brothers and part of Citigroup. He executed some of the largest trades in precious metals and bulk commodities as well as booking ships, armored cars, and trains for transport. He has worked with the United Nations and maintains a global network of sources.
Andy is a top contributor at Seeking Alpha and other sites, a university guest lecturer, and consultant. His radio show, "The Commodities Hour with Andy Hecht," airs Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6 PM EST on TFNN. Andy’s first book How to Make Money with Commodities, has received excellent reviews.
The United States is the world’s leading producer of corn. In 2012, a drought ravaged the agricultural regions of the U.S. sending the price of the grain to a record high at $8.4375 per bushel.
By Andrew Hecht, January 18, 2018
Silver has a long history as the most volatile precious metal. Since futures began trading in 1971, the price of silver has traded as high as $50.36 and as low as $1.375 per ounce.
By Andrew Hecht, January 17, 2018
Crude oil is perhaps the most ubiquitous commodity as it is the energy that powers the world. The price of crude oil depends on a myriad of factors.
By Andrew Hecht, January 16, 2018
When Bitcoin was at six cents in 2010, I had no idea that it existed and never heard the term digital or cryptocurrency.
By Andrew Hecht, January 15, 2018
The last time we saw a significant correction in the U.S. stock market was in early 2016.
By Andrew Hecht, January 12, 2018
2017 started out as a bullish year for the U.S. dollar as it hit the highest level since 2002 in early January. The dollar index traded to 103.815 in the first days of trading last year.
By Andrew Hecht, January 11, 2018