WTI Crude Oil Technical Analysis and Short-Term Forecast
WTI crude oil rose to $67.0 as called for today and negated the double and triple top patterns that formed around $66.65. Today’s move also fulfilled the $67.0 smaller than (0.618) target of the subwave up from $60.55. This and other subwaves up from $57.18 now call for an extension to at least $68.1 during the next few days. The connection to $68.1 is made through the $66.6 smaller than target of the wave up from $63.12, which projects to $68.1 as the equal to target.
Nevertheless, today’s pullback suggests the move up will remain a grind. Choppy trading conditions and wide swings are anticipated. Even so, should WTI take out $63.9 before reaching $66.6 look for a test of key near-term support at $62.9. Closing below this will call for a deeper test of support before the move up continues.
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