Futures

These charts show the price of gasoline, and natural gas respectively.

These show the price to get delivery in October. There are lots of delivery schedules you can purchase commodities on. For example there are contracts called “strips” that will get you a delivery every month for some period of time. The natural gas strip for this winter is currently selling for prices like that shown above.

Looks like it’s going to be expensive to heat the house this winter. Meanwhile, in New England a large chunk of our electricity is generated from natural gas.

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