Tables Turning for Natural Gas

When it comes to natural gas, there is never a win-win. The economy, consumers and exporters win big when natural prices are low. They lose when natural prices are high. The higher the price, the more they lose. However, higher prices boost margins for gas producers such as Chesapeake Energy (CHK) and Southwestern Energy (SWN). Higher gas prices also help most power producers that use coal, nuclear, wind and solar. The exceptions are power producers such as Calpine (CPN), which rely on natural gas as fuel.

For almost everyone, prices for natural gas are critical. As they change, winners and losers switch places....513 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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