Crude Oil Price Forecast – February 4, 2020

WTI Crude Oil

WTI crude oil settled right at the $49.6 target. Support at $49.6 is highly confluent and may still prove to be a stalling point. However, given WTI fell to $49.66, rose to $51.55, then fell back to $49.6 at the end of the day implies that the move down will extend to at least $49.0 and likely $48.6 tomorrow. These are the intermediate (1.382) and larger than (1.618) targets of the wave down from $51.55, respectively. Settling below $48.6 will call for the next major objective at $47.8.

Today’s inverted hammer suggests another test of resistance might take place soon. Initial resistance is $50.3 and then $51.0, the higher if which is expected to hold. Key resistance is $51.6, a close above which would call for $52.6 and possibly higher before the decline eventually continues.

Brent Crude Oil

Brent’s move down is poised to extend and the next target is $53.6. Closing below this will clear the way for $52.9 and lower. A daily inverted hammer suggests another test of resistance might take place soon, but $55.0 is expected to hold. Key resistance is $55.7, a close above which would call for $56.3 and higher.

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Dean Rogers

Dean Rogers is the general manager of the Kase Call Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He oversees all of Kase and Company, Inc.’s operations including research and development, marketing, and client support. Dean began his career with Kase in early 2001 as a programmer, but has developed into Kase’s senior technical analyst. He writes Kase’s award winning weekly Crude Oil and Natural Gas Commentaries. He is an instructor at Kase's classes and webinars and provides all of the necessary training and support for Kase's hedging models and trading indicators for both retail and institutional traders.

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