OVB Outside Vertical Bar
VRCB Volatility Reduced Compression Bar
STT 1 Trend Based on a Range Violation
STT 2 Trend Based on a Close Violation
RBB Resistance Bollinger Band
SBB Support Bollinger Band
- Trends are bearish.
- C < LOHB (Closed Below The Low Of A High Bar). Possible STT 1 confirmation of a top with a range violation @ 97.31. Possible STT 2 confirmation of a top with a close @ 97.31 or lower.
- March Crude faced initial selling pressure overnight on Friday but was able to catch a rally after the pit opened and continued to climb throughout the session and last traded @ 99.05.
- The crude market has begun to show signs of resilience after trading 25 ticks through our last short term downside target of 95.69.
- If last week’s high is violated, look for a possible move up to 102.44.
- Projected Daily Range: 2.03
- Projected Weekly Range: 4.73
- Projected Monthly Range: 10.15
- STT 1 Trend is bullish. STT 2 Trend is bearish.
- VRCB generated on Friday. Possible STT 1 TREND REVERSAL from bullish to bearish with a range violation @ 2.389.
- Nat Gas traded in a 77 tick range on Friday and closed unchanged on the day as the market has been fairly stagnant for the past 8 sessions.
- While this is decisively a bear market, Nat Gas is having a tough time breaking through to new decade lows and continues to have support under 2.40.
- Our Q1 initial downside targets have already been achieved and overextended however, the last downside target remains standing at 2.161.
- Projected Daily Range: .125
- Projected Weekly Range: .430
- Projected Monthly Range: .760
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