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Where next for daily oil prices ?

Crude oil futures continued to trade in a narrow range yesterday, with the October WTI contract closing the day marginally lower at $95.36 per barrel, having reached an intraday high of $96.03 during the oil trading session. Following the recent breakout from the sideways consolidation...

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Daily Oil Prices 28 Feb 2011

Although the recent tensions in the Middle East and Libya have been cited as reasons for the surge in oil prices, from a technical perspective I have been long the commodity for many months – in fact I was fully expecting oil to breach $100...

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Daily Oil Prices 5 Jan 2011

Daily oil prices have today rebound back above the $90 per barrel price handle following better than expected crude oil inventories which confirmed a draw of -4.2m barrels against a forecast of -1.4m barrels.  This data also followed much better than expected employment data in...

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Daily Oil Prices – 17 Dec 2010

Following two weeks of sideways consolidation with today’s candle on the oil chart adding to the recent pattern, the only question that remains is whether the explosive break out for oil prices to the upside occurs before the end of the year or in 2011...

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Daily Oil Prices 1 Dec 2010

A volatile week for crude oil trading so far with Monday’s strong breakout promptly reversing yesterday as crude oil prices pulled back as a wide spread down candle which found solid support from the 14 day moving average.  Indeed this volatile price action has continued...

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Daily Oil Prices 29 Nov 2010

Crude oil prices bounced back in style last week with Wednesday’s wide spread up candle injecting some much needed optimism which was duly consolidated on Friday with a hold above all 4 moving averages once again.  Indeed a feature of Friday’s candle was the deep...

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Oil Prices 22 Nov 2010

Crude oil prices closed lower last week ending the week and the oil trading session as a relatively narrow spread down candle which found solid support from the 9 week moving average, suggesting a possible platform of support in the technical area.  Despite the negative...

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Daily Oil Prices 10 Nov 2010

A day of consolidation in yesterday’s oil trading session for the WTI contract, which saw the commodity trade in a narrow range between $87.63 to the upside and $85.48 to the downside before ending as a doji candle at $86.38 per barrel.  Despite the price...

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