Ride High on Natural Gas Malaise
Get a group of investors together and ask them about their largest frustrations, and you'll get hours of discussion over calls in both directions that should have delivered huge returns but fell flat for one reason or another. There's no shortage of disappointment and frustration in the current environment -- anyone who has checked their account statement recently has seen a boatload of red next to some large negative numbers. But few investments have been as maddening to watch crumble in recent years as natural gas. This, the so-called "fuel of the future," has emerged as a viable alternative to crude oil, yet has consistently declined in value.
Natural gas has frustrated those who have identified this commodity as an investable asset, because the investment thesis behind the fuel has generally been spot-on. Natural gas is becoming an increasingly popular power source around the world, and new technological advancements have increased distribution capabilities and dramatically expanded the universe of potential users. The market share of natural gas is virtually guaranteed to grow quickly in coming years....487 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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