Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Sorry Crude Oil Bulls....My Family is From Missouri. Show Me!


Crude oil closed down $0.17 at $83.68 a barrel today. Prices closed near mid-range again today. No serious chart damage has been inflicted in crude, but the bulls need to show more power soon to keep the uptrend on the daily bar chart in place. Crude oil bulls still have the overall near term technical advantage. The next upside price objective for the bulls is producing a close above solid technical resistance at the April high of $87.59 a barrel.

Natural gas closed down 0.9 cents at $4.055 today. Prices closed nearer the session low today in quieter trading. Bears still have the solid near term technical advantage. The next upside price objective for the bulls is closing prices above solid technical resistance at the April high of $4.421.

Gold futures closed up $9.60 at $1,148.80 today. Prices closed nearer the session high today and saw bargain hunting buying interest after recent selling pressure. The bulls have shows resilience and have kept a 2 1/2 month old uptrend in place on the daily bar chart.

The U.S. dollar index closed up 15 points at 81.29 today. Prices closed near mid-range today in more quiet trading. The bulls still have the overall near term technical advantage. Bulls' next upside price objective is to close prices above solid technical resistance at the April high of 82.06.

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