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Crude Oil WTI May '16 (CLK16)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Oil Posts Moderate Gains as Global Supplies Tighten

November WTI crude oil (CLX21) on Friday closed up +0.68 (+0.93%), and November RBOB gasoline (RBX21) closed up +0.0116 (+0.55%).

Nov WTI crude oil and Nov RBOB gasoline prices on Friday closed moderately higher,  with crude at a new 1-1/2 month high and gasoline at a 1-week high.  Concern about tighter global crude supplies is underpinning prices.  Gains in energy crude prices were contained Friday due to strength in the dollar.

A slow return of U.S. crude production in the Gulf of Mexico is supportive of prices.  As of Thursday afternoon, 294,414 bpd (16.2%) of U.S. crude production in the Gulf of Mexico was still offline from Hurricane Ida.  The resumption of U.S. Gulf crude production was delayed by last week's landfall of Tropical Storm Nicholas.  Meanwhile, Royal Dutch Shell said that its crude oil and nat-gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico received more damage from Hurricane Ida than initially suspected.

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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
$5,610/5,100
First Notice Date
04/22/16
Expiration Date
04/20/16 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI May '16
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior May Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Sep 21, 2021

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Commercials - Long / Short
728,666 (-50,272)
1,124,846 (-51,280)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
506,363 (-6,263)
150,385 (-7,177)
Producers - Long / Short
484,013 (-50,448)
442,239 (-54,086)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
150,419 (-1,747)
588,373 (+883)
Managed Money - Long / Short
325,231 (-4,573)
79,421 (+7,848)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
181,132 (-1,690)
70,964 (-15,025)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
35.24 +20.97%
on 04/05/16
42.91 -0.65%
on 04/20/16
+1.49 (+3.62%)
since 03/18/16
3-Month
30.35 +40.46%
on 01/21/16
42.91 -0.65%
on 04/20/16
+11.80 (+38.27%)
since 01/20/16
52-Week
29.85 +42.81%
on 01/20/16
65.39 -34.81%
on 05/06/15
-20.10 (-32.04%)
since 04/20/15

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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 44.86
1st Resistance Point 43.74
Last Price 42.63s
1st Support Level 40.68
2nd Support Level 38.74
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 65.39
Fibonacci 61.8% 51.81
Fibonacci 50% 47.62
Fibonacci 38.2% 43.43
Last Price 42.63s
52-Week Low 29.85

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