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Darin Newsom DTN Senior Analyst
Mon Oct 14, 2013 08:23 AM CDT

"The Widow Maker" Remains on a Roll

Natural gas' nickname "The Widow Maker" is well earned. Its history of sharp, logic defying changes in trend has done wonders for the home blood-pressure industry, challenging only the legendary pork belly market in terms ofcardiovascular distress. Yet it is this same market that has been adhering closest to its technical signals since late April 2013.

If you look back on the weekly chart, the spot-month natural gas contact established a bearish key reversal the week of April 29. The contract posted a new high of $4.444 before falling below the previous week's ...

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