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Crude Oil WTI Jul '17 (CLN17)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Rallies on Dollar Weakness and OPEC+ Output Cut Discussions

Nov WTI crude oil (CLX22) this morning is up +3.05 (+3.65%), and Nov RBOB gasoline (RBX22) is up +15.44 (+6.14%).  Nov Nymex natural gas (NGX22) is up by +0.220 (+3.40%).

Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning rallied sharply for a second day, with crude posting a 2-1/2 week high and gasoline climbing to a 5-week high.  A fall in the dollar index today to a 1-1/2 week low is bullish for energy prices.  Also, expectations for OPEC+ to cut its crude production targets when it meets on Wednesday is pushing crude prices higher.  

Nov nat-gas this morning is moderately higher.  Short-covering in nat-gas prices emerged today after forecaster Atmospheric G2 said that cooler-than-normal weather is seen across the eastern U.S. from October 9-13, which should boost heating demand for nat-gas.

Crude oil prices jumped today after delegates of OPEC+ said the group is considering cutting production by as much as 2.0 million bpd when it meets Wednesday.  The reaction to any 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
$9,295/8,450
First Notice Date
06/22/17
Expiration Date
06/20/17 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI Jul '17
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Jul Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Sep 27, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
598,428 (+8,983)
845,300 (-5,713)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
333,933 (-8,655)
107,853 (+5,143)
Producers - Long / Short
415,347 (+4,397)
335,011 (-4,683)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
63,628 (-1,342)
390,836 (-6,958)
Managed Money - Long / Short
190,822 (-15,371)
51,655 (+10,490)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
143,111 (+6,716)
56,198 (-5,347)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
42.75 +1.12%
on 06/20/17
52.00 -16.87%
on 05/25/17
-7.44 (-14.68%)
since 05/19/17
3-Month
42.75 +1.12%
on 06/20/17
54.45 -20.61%
on 04/12/17
-6.58 (-13.21%)
since 03/20/17
52-Week
42.75 +1.12%
on 06/20/17
58.15 -25.66%
on 01/03/17
-9.27 (-17.66%)
since 06/20/16

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Crude Rallies on Dollar Weakness and OPEC+ Output Cut Discussions

Nov WTI crude oil (CLX22 ) this morning is up +3.05 (+3.65%), and Nov RBOB gasoline (RBX22 ) is up +15.44 (+6.14%). Nov Nymex natural gas (NGX22 ) is up by +0.220 (+3.40%). Crude oil and gasoline prices...

CLX22 : 86.29 (+3.18%)
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Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 45.11
1st Resistance Point 44.17
Last Price 43.23s
1st Support Level 42.52
2nd Support Level 41.81
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 58.15
Fibonacci 61.8% 52.27
Fibonacci 50% 50.45
Fibonacci 38.2% 48.63
Last Price 43.23s
52-Week Low 42.75

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