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Crude Oil WTI Sep '20 (CLU20)

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Crude Oil WTI Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Prices Close Higher on Demand Optimism and the Outlook for Reduced U.S. Crude Production

Sep WTI crude oil (CLU20) on Monday closed up +0.72 (+1.75%), Oct Brent crude oil (CBV20) closed up +0.59 (+1.32%), and Sep RBOB gasoline (RBU20) closed up +0.0217 (+1.80%).

Oil prices on Monday moved higher on hopes that energy demand is improving. Crude oil prices also had carry-over support from last Friday's weekly data from Baker Hughes that showed active U.S. oil rigs fell to a 15-year low. Crude prices extended their gains as stocks rallied, which bolsters confidence in the economic outlook and energy demand.

Comments on Sunday from Saudi Aramco CEO Nassar gave crude prices a lift when he said crude demand in Asia is almost back to pre-Covid levels. Also, data from FlightRadar24 shows the quantity of commercial flights around the world rose almost 6% w/w in the seven days to August 9, which means improved jet fuel demand.

The action by President Trump on Saturday to use executive actions to extend financial aid boosted stock prices and is positive for ene... 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
$6,820/6,200
First Notice Date
08/24/20 (14 days)
Expiration Date
08/20/20 (10 days)

Seasonal Chart

Crude Oil WTI Sep '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Sep Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Aug 4, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
626,120 (-13,076)
1,193,181 (-10,472)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
693,752 (+16,930)
157,486 (+13,233)
Producers - Long / Short
339,264 (-4,263)
452,560 (-21,516)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
150,786 (-1,028)
604,551 (+18,829)
Managed Money - Long / Short
427,869 (+9,829)
65,676 (-588)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
265,883 (+7,101)
91,810 (+13,821)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
38.72 +9.14%
on 07/30/20
43.52 -2.90%
on 08/05/20
+1.50 (+3.68%)
since 07/10/20
3-Month
27.43 +54.06%
on 05/13/20
43.52 -2.90%
on 08/05/20
+14.16 (+50.39%)
since 05/11/20
52-Week
21.99 +92.18%
on 04/22/20
61.44 -31.22%
on 01/08/20
-9.43 (-18.24%)
since 08/09/19

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 42.97
1st Resistance Point 42.46
Last Price 42.27
1st Support Level 41.30
2nd Support Level 40.65

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52-Week High 61.44
Fibonacci 61.8% 46.37
Last Price 42.27
Fibonacci 50% 41.72
Fibonacci 38.2% 37.06
52-Week Low 21.99

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