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Crude Oil Brent F Oct '20 (QAV20)

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Crude Oil Brent (F) Futures Market News and Commentary

Energy Prices Close Lower on a Stronger Dollar and Escalation of U.S/China Tensions

Sep WTI crude oil (CLU20) on Friday closed down -0.73 (-1.74%), Oct Brent crude oil (CBV20) closed down -0.69 (-1.54%), and Sep RBOB gasoline (RBU20) closed down -0.0205 (-1.67%).

Energy prices on Friday moved lower throughout the day on a stronger dollar along with concern that escalation of U.S./China tensions could lead to a wider spat that reduces trade and undercuts growth in the world's two largest economies. Crude prices recovered some of their losses on a stronger-than-expected U.S. July payroll report and bullish Baker Hughes data.

Ramped-up U.S./China tensions undercut global stock and commodity markets Friday after President Trump Thursday night signed executive orders prohibiting U.S. residents from doing business with the Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat apps beginning 45 days from now, citing a national security risk of leaving Americans' personal data exposed.

Crude prices are also under pressure on concern that the U.S. economy and energy demand m... Read more

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
08/28/20 (18 days)
Expiration Date
08/28/20 (18 days)

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Crude Oil Brent F Oct '20
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
41.71 +7.34%
on 07/30/20
46.24 -3.18%
on 08/05/20
+1.31 (+3.01%)
since 07/10/20
3-Month
31.29 +43.08%
on 05/14/20
46.24 -3.18%
on 08/05/20
+10.89 (+32.14%)
since 05/08/20
52-Week
27.51 +62.74%
on 04/22/20
64.06 -30.11%
on 01/06/20
-11.77 (-20.82%)
since 08/09/19

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Barchart Trading Guide

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

Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 45.68
1st Resistance Point 45.04
Last Price 44.77
1st Support Level 44.01
2nd Support Level 43.62

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52-Week High 64.06
Fibonacci 61.8% 50.10
Fibonacci 50% 45.78
Last Price 44.77
Fibonacci 38.2% 41.47
52-Week Low 27.51

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