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Crude Oil WTI Jan '22 (CLF22)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Posts a Fresh 7-1/4 Year High on Global Supply Concerns

March WTI crude oil (CLH22) this morning is up +1.25 (+1.44%), and March RBOB gasoline (RBH22) is up +2.58 (+1.02%).  March Nymex natural gas (NGH22) is up by +0.421 (+9.83%).

WTI crude oil and RBOB gasoline prices this morning are moderately higher and posted new 7-1/4 year highs.  Concern about tight global supplies propelled crude prices higher today.  Also, heightened geopolitical risks underpin crude prices on fears that Russian crude exports will be disrupted if it invades Ukraine.

Nat-gas prices this morning are sharply higher, although they remain below Thursday's 13-year nearest-futures high.  Nat-gas prices are higher on expectations for a powerful winter storm to move across the East Coast this weekend that would boost heating demand for nat-gas.  Also, the National Weather Service said today that temperatures along the eastern U.S. are projected to remain below normal into next week.

The CEO of Chevron said today that hundred-dollar crude oil might be c... 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
$6,765/6,150
First Notice Date
12/22/21
Expiration Date
12/20/21 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI Jan '22
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jan Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jan 18, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
759,825 (+33,529)
1,186,877 (+63,641)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
503,178 (+18,808)
117,397 (-6,468)
Producers - Long / Short
550,840 (+38,325)
498,242 (+38,790)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
110,993 (-3,537)
590,643 (+26,110)
Managed Money - Long / Short
324,378 (+14,687)
44,867 (-6,170)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
178,800 (+4,121)
72,530 (-298)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
62.43 +9.29%
on 12/02/21
79.23 -13.88%
on 11/24/21
-7.71 (-10.15%)
since 11/19/21
3-Month
62.43 +9.29%
on 12/02/21
83.83 -18.61%
on 10/25/21
-0.98 (-1.42%)
since 09/20/21
52-Week
46.18 +47.75%
on 12/21/20
83.83 -18.61%
on 10/25/21
+20.05 (+41.61%)
since 12/18/20

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Crude Posts a Fresh 7-1/4 Year High on Global Supply Concerns

March WTI crude oil (CLH22 ) this morning is up +1.25 (+1.44%), and March RBOB gasoline (RBH22 ) is up +2.58 (+1.02%). March Nymex natural gas (NGH22 ) is up by +0.421 (+9.83%). WTI crude oil and RBOB...

CLH22 : 87.22 (+0.70%)
RBH22 : 2.5411 (+0.80%)
NGH22 : 4.763 (+11.21%)
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Energy trading positions, directives, and guidelines are posted here for CLH, HOG, RBG, and NGH. Please click the above link to open our contributed technical analysis guidance report.

CLH22 : 87.22 (+0.70%)
HOG22 : 2.8038 (+0.33%)
RBG22 : 2.5450 (+0.95%)
NGH22 : 4.763 (+11.21%)
Geopolitics Stoking Crude Higher

Actionable ideas and risk management for Crude and other energies . . .

Inflation Not Hotter than Expected

Actionable ideas and risk management for ES, NQ, RTY, rates, and more . . .

Good Eco News Doesn't Propel Markets

Yesterday good economic news wasn't enough to propel the markets forward. What will we see today??

Nat-Gas Prices Soar on a Short-Squeeze in Expiring Feb Contract

February Nymex natural gas (NGG22 ) on Thursday closed up by +1.988 (+46.48%). Nat-gas prices Thursday soared to a 13-year nearest-futures high and closed sharply higher. Nat-gas prices Thursday morning...

NGH22 : 4.763 (+11.21%)
Crude Retreats From a 7-Year High on Dollar Strength

March WTI crude oil (CLH22 ) on Thursday closed down -1.00 (-1.14%), and March RBOB gasoline (RBH22 ) closed down -0.22 (-0.09%). WTI crude oil and RBOB gasoline prices on Thursday retreated from 7-1/4...

CLH22 : 87.22 (+0.70%)
RBH22 : 2.5411 (+0.80%)
Where to Buy Crude?

Actionable ideas and risk management for Crude and other energies . . .

Crude Retreats From a New 7-Year High on Dollar Strength

March WTI crude oil (CLH22 ) this morning is down -0.18 (-0.21%), and March RBOB gasoline (RBH22 ) is up +1.14 (+0.45%). February Nymex natural gas (NGG22 ) is up by +0.126 (+2.95%). WTI crude oil and...

CLH22 : 87.22 (+0.70%)
RBH22 : 2.5411 (+0.80%)
NGH22 : 4.763 (+11.21%)

Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 74.22
2nd Resistance Point 72.14
1st Resistance Point 70.19
Last Price 68.23s
1st Support Level 66.16
2nd Support Level 64.08
3rd Support Level 62.13

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52-Week High 83.83
Fibonacci 61.8% 69.45
Last Price 68.23s
Fibonacci 50% 65.01
Fibonacci 38.2% 60.56
52-Week Low 46.18

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