- The EIA (Energy Information Administration) Crude Oil Stocks Change to May 17 showed a huge 4.74 M build vs. -0.599M forecast by analysts, sending the black gold sharply down.
- Crude oil is nearing $61.00 a barrel at the time of writing.
Oil daily chart
On the daily chart, WTI (West Texas Intermediate) is trading in a bull trend above its 100 and 200 simple moving averages (SMAs)
Oil 4-hour chart
WTI is dropping down sharply below its main SMAs.
Oil 30-minute chart
WTI is trading towards $61.00 a barrel. If bears can break this level then 60.20 support can come into play. Resistances are seen at 61.60/90 and 62.40 levels.
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