WTI Crude Oil Technical Analysis and Short-Term Forecast
WTI crude oil fell to challenge support at $68.7 as expected before rallying above the psychologically important $70.0 level. Prices settled just above $70.0 and are rising in post-settlement trading hours. There is immediate an immediate target at $70.4, but the move up is poised to reach $71.2 during the next day or so.
The $71.2 target is a highly confluent objective and potential stalling point for WTI. However, there is no technical evidence that calls for a major reversal. Therefore, any move down will most likely prove to be corrective. Initial support is $69.3 and key near-term support is $68.3. Settling below $68.3 would call for a deeper test of support before the uptrend continues.
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