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Crude Consolidates

Crude Consolidates

2011-05-16 15:21:00
Jamie Saettele, CMT, Sr. Technical Strategist
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eliottWaves_oil_2_body_crude.png, Crude Consolidates

Prepared by Jamie Saettele, CMT

Crude’s rally stalled just shy of its 50% retracement. A head and shoulders parallel line technique suggests that the high is in (see above). A break of the 5/6 low at 9463 would give scope to the 2/15 low at 8870 and then the 100% extension of the decline from 11483 at 8440. There is also a trendline that bears watching near 90.

Support/Resistance Index (M,W,D) – (9), 0, (1)

Jamie Saettele publishes Daily Technicals every weekday morning, COT analysis (published Monday), technical analysis of currency crosseson Wednesday and Friday (Euro and Yen crosses), and intraday trading strategy as market action dictates at the DailyFX Forex Stream. A graduate of Bucknell University, he holds the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation from the Market Technician Association. He is the author of Sentiment in the Forex Market.  Send requests to receive his reports via email to jsaettele@dailyfx.com.

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