Thursday, May 04, 2006

Crude Oil

Here is a highly condensed hourly chart showing pit and electronic trading in June crude oil futures. I last commented on this chart here.

Crude has put in a lower top and a lower low. Moreover, the break to a lower low was a high volume drop as is evidenced by the wide ranges and high velocity of the breakout move.

I think this means that crude has started a drop to 50.00. If this breakout is genuine then I don't think the market will trade above the 71.20 level which I have marked as resistance on the chart.

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