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Crude Oil WTI Sep '16 (CLU16)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Erases Early Gains as U.S. Gasoline Demand Falters

Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ22) this morning is down -0.03 (-0.03%), and Aug RBOB gasoline (RBQ22) is down -11.23 (-2.92%).  Aug Nymex natural gas (NGQ22) is down -0.054 (-0.82%).

Crude oil and gasoline prices this morning are lower, with crude falling back from a 1-1/2 week high.  Crude prices this morning initially rose after weekly EIA inventories fell more than expected.  However, signs that record-high gasoline prices are causing demand destruction weighed on prices.  Also, a rally in the dollar index today (DXY00) to a 1-1/2 week high is weighing on energy prices.

Nat-gas prices this morning gave up an early advance and turned lower on a mixed U.S. weather forecast, which should reduce nat-gas demand from electricity providers to power increased air-conditioning usage.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said today that below-normal temperatures are expected for the U.S. West Coast and Northeast, and above-normal temperatures are expected in the U... 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
$9,185/8,350
First Notice Date
08/24/16
Expiration Date
08/22/16 (expired)

Seasonal Chart

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

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jun 21, 2022

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Commercials - Long / Short
594,860 (-10,084)
918,775 (-27,823)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
388,496 (-20,931)
98,994 (-7,487)
Producers - Long / Short
429,523 (-1,686)
359,598 (-15,670)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
68,118 (-754)
461,958 (-4,509)
Managed Money - Long / Short
254,988 (-27,224)
38,635 (+6,263)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
133,508 (+6,293)
60,359 (-13,750)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
39.19 +20.06%
on 08/03/16
48.75 -3.49%
on 08/19/16
+2.86 (+6.47%)
since 07/22/16
3-Month
39.19 +20.06%
on 08/03/16
52.73 -10.77%
on 06/09/16
-2.17 (-4.41%)
since 05/20/16
52-Week
32.85 +43.23%
on 01/20/16
54.91 -14.31%
on 08/31/15
+0.37 (+0.79%)
since 08/21/15

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Crude Erases Early Gains as U.S. Gasoline Demand Falters

Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ22 ) this morning is down -0.03 (-0.03%), and Aug RBOB gasoline (RBQ22 ) is down -11.23 (-2.92%). Aug Nymex natural gas (NGQ22 ) is down -0.054 (-0.82%). Crude oil and gasoline prices...

CLQ22 : 112.01 (+0.22%)
RBQ22 : 3.7252 (-3.10%)
NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)
DXY00 : 104.842 (+0.32%)
Natural Gas- A Correction Put In Perspective

June was a wild month in the natural gas futures arena. Natural gas has a long history as a highly volatile energy commodity. With the US hurricane season underway and the 2022/2023 winter season on the...

NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)
NGN22 : 6.551s (+0.77%)
NFN22 : 174.120s (+4.42%)
UNG : 22.21 (-1.94%)
BOIL : 60.74 (-2.88%)
KOLD : 31.59 (+3.47%)
Big Time Heat and Rain for U.S. Commodities

Jim Roemer addresses summer weather volatility and its effect on certain markets

ZSN22 : 1679-6 (+0.96%)
ZCN22 : 772-0 (+1.65%)
ZWN22 : 920-6 (unch)
CTZ22 : 97.48 (+4.28%)
NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)
SOYB : 27.38 (+0.48%)
CORN : 26.37 (+0.27%)
WEAT : 9.53 (+0.42%)
UNG : 22.21 (-1.94%)
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Natural Gas (NG) Retesting 50% Fib Retrace of Jan-Jun Bull Market Extension

Natural Gas (NGU22) is trying to slow the massive slide from the 2022 peak (a few weeks back), but remains vulnerable to deepening in its correction.  With NG still below upchannel support (on the weekly...

NGU22 : 6.557 (unch)
UNG : 22.21 (-1.94%)
Crude Rallies as China Eases Pandemic Restrictions

Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ22 ) on Tuesday closed up +2.19 (+2.00%), and Aug RBOB gasoline (RBQ22 ) closed up +10.43 (+2.79%). Crude oil and gasoline prices Tuesday rallied to 1-week highs and closed moderately...

CLQ22 : 112.01 (+0.22%)
RBQ22 : 3.7252 (-3.10%)
Nat-Gas Posts Modest Gains on Forecasts for Above-Average U.S. Temps

Aug Nymex natural gas (NGQ22 ) on Tuesday closed up +0.024 (+0.37%). Nat-gas prices Tuesday posted modest gains on the outlook for warmer than normal U.S. temperatures. The Commodity Weather Group on...

NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)
Crude Oil Under Pressure, but the Trend Remains Bullish

July NYMEX crude oil futures rolled to August, and the price has been trending lower since the now active month contract reached a high of $120.88 on June 14. Since then, the August contract has made lower...

CLQ22 : 112.01 (+0.22%)
NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)
LUN22 : 365.00 (-0.41%)
RBQ22 : 3.7252 (-3.10%)
LOQ22 : 4.0389 (-1.84%)
ZBU22 : 136-25 (+1.20%)
Crude Climbs as China Eases Pandemic Restrictions

Aug WTI crude oil (CLQ22 ) this morning is up +1.06 (+0.97%), and Aug RBOB gasoline (RBQ22 ) is up +3.55 (+0.95%). Aug Nymex natural gas (NGQ22 ) is up +0.108 (+1.65%). Crude oil and gasoline prices this...

CLQ22 : 112.01 (+0.22%)
RBQ22 : 3.7252 (-3.10%)
NGQ22 : 6.562 (-0.12%)

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point N/A
2nd Resistance Point 49.05
1st Resistance Point 48.05
Last Price 47.05s
1st Support Level 46.40
2nd Support Level 45.75
3rd Support Level N/A

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52-Week High 54.91
Last Price 47.05s
Fibonacci 61.8% 46.48
Fibonacci 50% 43.88
Fibonacci 38.2% 41.28
52-Week Low 32.85

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