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WTI Crude Oil Retests Resistance- Are You Ready to Sell?

Posted Friday, September 29, 2017 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

As advised in my previous update Sideways Range of Crude Oil – U.S. Final GDP Ahead, the Crude Oil was solely depending on the GDP figures of the World's Top Oil Consumer – the United States. Yesterday, their final GDP figures released as better than forecast at 3.1%, sharing a sentiment that the top Oil consumer will increase the demand for Crude Oil. But today, the market is solely depending upon the technicals. Let's take a look.

WTI Crude Oil – Technical View

The Crude Oil is facing a strong support at $51.40. Remember, it's the same level that we discussed yesterday and the market is still respecting this level. Crude Oil prices have fallen below 50- periods EMA, which signifies a bearish bias of investors. The momentum indicator stochastics has entered the oversold region and it's likely to encourage bulls to enter the market.

Crude Oil - 4 Hour ChartCrude Oil – 4 Hour Chart

Talking about trading levels, $51.60 is working as a solid resistance today. Break above this level is likely to lead the Oil towards $52.20. While below $51.40, it has a potential to go for $50.85 and $50.35.

Crude Oil Trading Plan

It's better to wait for a pull-up to back $51.75 in order to enter a sell position. The stop loss needs to be above $52 along with a take profit of $51.20. Good luck.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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