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Crude Oil Brent Feb '16 (CBG16)

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Crude Oil Brent Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Oil Falls on Positive Iran Statement on Nuclear Proposal

Sep WTI crude oil (CLU22) on Friday closed down -2.25 (-2.38%), and Sep RBOB gasoline (RBU22) closed down -2.55 (-0.83%).

Oil prices on Friday fell on a +0.5% rally in the dollar index and on Iran's statement that the EU's proposed nuclear deal is "acceptable if they can assure Iran on various issues including political claims related to safeguards, sanctions and guarantees."

Iran's positive statement about the proposed deal slightly boosted the chances for a final deal.  Negotiators this past Monday ended 15 months of talks and presented Iran and the U.S. with a proposed draft agreement and called for the leaders of the two countries to make a decision on the proposal within a few weeks.  An agreement would allow the return of Iranian oil supplies to the global oil market.

Oil prices on Friday saw some carry-over support from Thursday's news that the International Energy Agency (IEA) raised its forecast for growth in global crude oil demand this year by +380,000 b... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Brent Crude Oil
Contract Size
42,000 U.S. Gallons
Tick Size
1 cent per barrel ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
8:00p.m. - 6:00p.m. (EST)
Exchange
ICE/EU
Point Value
$1,000
Margin/Maintenance
$9,350/8,500
First Notice Date
01/14/16
Expiration Date
01/14/16 (expired)

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Crude Oil Brent Feb '16
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
29.73 +4.37%
on 01/14/16
39.69 -21.82%
on 12/15/15
-7.13 (-18.68%)
since 12/14/15
3-Month
29.73 +4.37%
on 01/14/16
52.50 -40.90%
on 11/03/15
-20.12 (-39.34%)
since 10/14/15
52-Week
29.73 +4.37%
on 01/14/16
72.86 -57.41%
on 05/06/15
-28.86 (-48.19%)
since 01/14/15

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CLU22 : 88.05 (-4.39%)
RBU22 : 2.9271 (-3.90%)
Crude Oil Falls on Positive Iran Statement on Nuclear Proposal

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CLU22 : 88.05 (-4.39%)
RBU22 : 2.9271 (-3.90%)
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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 32.16
1st Resistance Point 31.60
Last Price 31.03s
1st Support Level 30.10
2nd Support Level 29.16
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 72.86
Fibonacci 61.8% 56.38
Fibonacci 50% 51.29
Fibonacci 38.2% 46.21
Last Price 31.03s
52-Week Low 29.73

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