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Crude Oil WTI Sep '21 (CLU21)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Prices Close at a 1-1/2 Week Low as the Ongoing Pandemic Sparks Energy Demand Concerns

September WTI crude oil (CLU21) on Tuesday closed down -0.70 (-0.98%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21) closed down -0.0039 (-0.17%).  

Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Tuesday extended Monday's sharp losses, with crude oil falling to a 1-1/2 week low and gasoline dropping to a 1-week low.  Crude oil prices were undercut by concern that the worldwide spread of the delta Covid variant will curb energy demand as more countries impose pandemic travel restrictions.

The 7-day average of new U.S. Covid infections rose to a 5-1/2 month high Monday of 85,552.  In addition, Japan on Friday extended a state of emergency to areas surrounding Tokyo until the end of August.   Finally, the positive Covid infection rate in the UK rose to 1.57 on Friday, the highest in 6 months.

The spread of the delta Covid variant in China may curb energy demand from the world's second-largest crude consumer.  The latest outbreak has reached nearly half of China's 32 province... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Crude Oil West Texas Intermediate
Contract Size
1,000 U.S. barrels (42,000 gallons)
Tick Size
1 cent per barrel ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 8:00a.m. - 1:30p.m.) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$1,000
Margin/Maintenance
$5,995/5,450
First Notice Date
08/24/21 (21 days)
Expiration Date
08/20/21 (17 days)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI Sep '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jul 27, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
827,518 (+80,007)
1,315,407 (+67,360)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
601,411 (+8,365)
151,647 (+7,341)
Producers - Long / Short
557,350 (+76,040)
598,467 (+68,356)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
161,734 (-2,226)
608,506 (-7,189)
Managed Money - Long / Short
353,278 (+9,425)
75,668 (+12,166)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
248,133 (-1,060)
75,979 (-4,825)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
65.01 +8.00%
on 07/20/21
76.07 -7.70%
on 07/06/21
-4.15 (-5.58%)
since 07/02/21
3-Month
61.05 +15.00%
on 05/21/21
76.07 -7.70%
on 07/06/21
+5.34 (+8.23%)
since 05/04/21
52-Week
37.29 +88.28%
on 11/02/20
76.07 -7.70%
on 07/06/21
+25.90 (+58.45%)
since 08/04/20

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Crude Prices Close at a 1-1/2 Week Low as the Ongoing Pandemic Sparks Energy Demand Concerns

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) on Tuesday closed down -0.70 (-0.98%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) closed down -0.0039 (-0.17%). Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Tuesday extended...

CLU21 : 70.27 (-0.41%)
RBU21 : 2.2748 (+0.18%)
Natural Gas Prices Settle Sharply Higher on the Outlook for Hot U.S. Temps to Return

September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) on Tuesday closed up +0.092 (+2.34%). Sep nat-gas prices on Tuesday settled sharply higher on the outlook for hot U.S. temps to boost demand for nat-gas to power air...

NGU21 : 4.074 (+1.17%)
Crude Prices Fall to a 1-1/2 Week Low on Energy Demand Concerns, While Nat-Gas Climbs on Hot U.S. Temps

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) this morning is down -1.43 (-2.01%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) is down -0.0197 (-0.87%). September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) this morning is up +0.078 (+1.98%)....

CLU21 : 70.27 (-0.41%)
RBU21 : 2.2748 (+0.18%)
NGU21 : 4.074 (+1.17%)
The Price of Green. The Energy Report 08/03/2021

The price of the green energy transition is starting to worry policymakers across the globe as it is becoming apparent the rash move to alternative energies is going to be so costly that it could put the...

The DOW Energy Trading Guide (with a bit of wisdom from Camus) – August 3, 2021

Our program re-established CLU length on Monday. Protection on length was violated in HOU and RBU; both are now flat, and the system remains flat NGU.

CLU21 : 70.27 (-0.41%)
HOU21 : 2.1210 (-0.25%)
RBU21 : 2.2748 (+0.18%)
NGU21 : 4.074 (+1.17%)
August Starts with a Thud

Yesterday the indices dropped on the first trading day of August, 2021. What will the markets do today?

Crude OIL Elliott Wave Analysis - May Retest Highs

Crude oil has quickly and sharply recovered after only three waves A-B-C of decline, which means that bulls are still in control but correction can be bigger and more complex.

Natural Gas Prices Settle Moderately Higher on Forecasts for Hot U.S. Temps to Return

September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) on Monday closed up +0.021 (+0.54%). Sep nat-gas prices on Monday settled moderately higher after updated weather forecasts shifted to hotter weather, signaling increased...

NGU21 : 4.074 (+1.17%)
Crude Prices Close at a 1-Week Low on Global Energy Demand Concerns

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) on Monday closed down -2.69 (-3.64%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) closed down -0.0600 (-2.57%). Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Monday closed...

CLU21 : 70.27 (-0.41%)
RBU21 : 2.2748 (+0.18%)
Crude Prices Sink on Global Energy Demand Concerns and Nat-Gas Gains on Forecasts for Hot U.S. Temps

September WTI crude oil (CLU21 ) this morning is down -2.30 (-3.11%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21 ) is down -0.0518 (-2.22%). September Nymex natural gas (NGU21 ) this morning is up +0.051 (+1.30%)....

CLU21 : 70.27 (-0.41%)
RBU21 : 2.2748 (+0.18%)
NGU21 : 4.074 (+1.17%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 74.72
2nd Resistance Point 73.34
1st Resistance Point 71.95
Last Price 70.29
1st Support Level 69.18
2nd Support Level 67.80
3rd Support Level 66.41

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52-Week High 76.07
Last Price 70.29
Fibonacci 61.8% 61.26
Fibonacci 50% 56.68
Fibonacci 38.2% 52.10
52-Week Low 37.29

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