–Natural gas slide continues for third straight day –Traders concerned about high supplies and weak demand amid forecasts for warmer-than-normal weather –EIA data expected to show stockpiles above five-year average for last week By Brett Philbin NEW YORK–Natural gas futures fell for the third straight session on Wednesday, as traders await a government inventory report expected to show high supplies for this time of year amid forecasts for warm temperatures at the start of the winter heating season. Natural gas for December delivery settled 0.9 cents lower, or 0.2%, to $3.620 a million British thermal units on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices have finished lower in eight of the past nine trading days. “The weather forecast isn’t ominous for the next few weeks and we’re going to start winter with a comfortable amount of gas in the ground,” said Stephen Schork, editor of The Schork Report, an energy […]