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Crude Oil Brent F Aug '21 (QAQ21)

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Crude Oil Brent (F) Futures Market News and Commentary

Crude Prices Close at a 2-Week Low on Demand Concerns and an Unexpected Build in EIA Crude Supplies

September WTI crude oil (CLU21) on Wednesday closed down -2.41 (-3.42%), and September RBOB gasoline (RBU21) closed down -0.0208 (-0.92%).  

Sep WTI crude oil and Sep RBOB gasoline prices on Wednesday closed sharply lower, with crude prices posting a 2-week low.  A stronger dollar on Wednesday and energy demand concerns from Covid weighed on energy prices.  Losses in crude accelerated Wednesday morning after weekly EIA crude inventories unexpectedly rose.  

Crude oil prices have been on the defensive this week from concern that the worldwide spread of the delta Covid variant will curb energy demand as more countries impose pandemic travel restrictions. The 7-day average of new U.S. Covid infections rose to a 5-1/2 month high Tuesday of 90,470.  In addition, Japan last Friday extended a state of emergency to areas surrounding Tokyo until the end of August.   Finally, the positive Covid infection rate in the UK rose to 1.57 last Friday, the highest in 6 months.

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Contract Specifications

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Contract
Brent Crude Oil Financial Futures
Contract Size
1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons)
Tick Size
1 cent per barrel ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (Settles 1:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
NYMEX
Point Value
$1,000
Margin/Maintenance
$5,500/5,000
First Notice Date
06/30/21
Expiration Date
06/30/21 (expired)

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Crude Oil Brent F Aug '21
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior F Contracts
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
70.37 +6.74%
on 06/02/21
76.59 -1.93%
on 06/28/21
+4.86 (+6.92%)
since 06/01/21
3-Month
60.73 +23.68%
on 04/05/21
76.59 -1.93%
on 06/28/21
+10.99 (+17.14%)
since 04/01/21
52-Week
40.58 +85.09%
on 10/30/20
76.59 -1.93%
on 06/28/21
+31.14 (+70.82%)
since 07/01/20

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

3rd Resistance Point 75.11
2nd Resistance Point 75.11
1st Resistance Point 75.11
Last Price 75.13s
1st Support Level 75.11
2nd Support Level 75.11
3rd Support Level 75.11

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52-Week High 76.59
Last Price 75.13s
Fibonacci 61.8% 62.83
Fibonacci 50% 58.58
Fibonacci 38.2% 54.34
52-Week Low 40.58

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