Crude Oil Technical Analysis: Chart Setup Hints at Upswing
- Support: 48.22, 45.11, 41.68
- Resistance: 51.34, 53.27, 56.39
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Crude oil prices put in a Bullish Engulfing candlestick pattern, hinting a move higher may be brewing ahead. A daily close above the 14.6% Fibonacci retracementat 51.34 exposes the 23.6% level at 53.27. Alternatively, a move below the 48.22-54 area (76.4% Fib expansion, August 10 low) opens the door for a test of the 45.11-17 zone (100% expansion, January 13 low).
KEY UPCOMING EVENT RISK:
14 AUG 2015, 12:30 GMT – US PPI (YoY) (JUL) – Expected: -0.9%, Prev: -0.7%
14 AUG 2015, 17:00 GMT – UofM US Consumer Conf. (AUG P) – Expected: 93.6, Prev: 93.1
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