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Crude Oil Brent F Aug '20 (QAQ20)

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Crude Oil Brent (F) Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Closes at a 2-Week High on Energy Demand Optimism

September WTI crude oil (CLU21) on Friday closed up +0.33 (+0.45%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21) closed up +0.0096 (+0.41%).

Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Friday closed moderately higher, with crude posting a new 2-week high and gasoline posting a new 6-3/4 year high.  Better-than-expected global economic data on Friday signals strength in energy demand that is bullish for prices.  Gains were limited after the dollar index recovered from a 1-month low Friday and moved higher. Also, crude prices were undercut on concern the worsening of the pandemic will lead to additional restrictions that curb economic activity and energy demand.  

Friday's global economic data was supportive of energy demand and prices.  U.S. Jun personal spending rose +1.0% m/m, stronger than expectations of +0.7% m/m.  Also, the U.S. Jul MNI Chicago PMI unexpectedly rose +7.3 to 73.4, stronger than expectations of a decline to 64.2 and the fastest pace of expansion in 36-1/... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Brent Crude Oil Financial Futures
Contract Size
1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons)
Tick Size
1 cent per barrel ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$1,000
Margin/Maintenance
$5,500/5,000
First Notice Date
06/30/20
Expiration Date
06/30/20 (expired)

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Crude Oil Brent F Aug '20
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
37.00 +11.16%
on 06/12/20
43.93 -6.37%
on 06/23/20
+2.81 (+7.33%)
since 06/01/20
3-Month
22.50 +82.80%
on 04/22/20
43.93 -6.37%
on 06/23/20
+10.57 (+34.59%)
since 04/01/20
52-Week
22.50 +82.80%
on 04/22/20
66.66 -38.30%
on 01/08/20
-21.56 (-34.39%)
since 07/01/19

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CLU21 : 73.95s (+0.45%)
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September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) this morning is down -0.28 (-0.38%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) is down -0.0119 (-0.51%). September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) this morning is down -0.193 (-4.75%)....

CLU21 : 73.95s (+0.45%)
RBU21 : 2.3347s (+0.41%)
NGU21 : 3.914s (-3.57%)
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CLU21 : 73.95s (+0.45%)
HOU21 : 2.1956s (+0.16%)
RBU21 : 2.3347s (+0.41%)
NGU21 : 3.914s (-3.57%)
Natural Gas Prices Close Moderately Higher on a Smaller-Than-Expected Build in Weekly EIA Inventories

September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) on Thursday closed up +0.092 (+2.32%). Sep nat-gas prices on Thursday settled moderately higher after the EIA reported that weekly nat-gas inventories rose +36 bcf,...

NGU21 : 3.914s (-3.57%)
Crude Closes at a 2-Week High on Dollar Weakness and Energy Demand Optimism

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) on Thursday closed up +1.23 (+1.70%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) closed up +0.0431 (+1.89%). Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Thursday rallied...

CLU21 : 73.95s (+0.45%)
RBU21 : 2.3347s (+0.41%)
Crude Rallies to a Fresh 2-Week High on Dollar Weakness and Signs of Strong U.S. Energy Demand

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) this morning is up +0.68 (+0.94%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) is up +0.0280 (+1.23%). September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) is up +0.068 (+1.71%). Sep WTI crude...

CLU21 : 73.95s (+0.45%)
RBU21 : 2.3347s (+0.41%)
NGU21 : 3.914s (-3.57%)
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Barchart Trading Guide

The Barchart Trading Guide is a Buy Signal with a Strong Signal Strength.

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 41.92
1st Resistance Point 41.54
Last Price 41.13s
1st Support Level 40.85
2nd Support Level 40.54
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 66.66
Fibonacci 61.8% 49.79
Fibonacci 50% 44.58
Last Price 41.13s
Fibonacci 38.2% 39.37
52-Week Low 22.50

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