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  • WTI extends the previous day’s pullback from $62.00.
  • Bearish chart pattern, downbeat MACD and sustained trading below key moving average s favor sellers.
  • One-week-old falling trend line adds to the upside barriers.

WTI stands on the slippery grounds near $60.80, down 0.80% intraday, during early Tuesday. In doing so, the black gold stays depressed for the second consecutive day inside a bearish flag.

Also suggesting the quote’s further losses could be bearish MACD signals and firm trading below 100 and 200-HMAs, not to forget a downward slopping resistance line from March 15.

It should, however, be noted that the stated flag’s support, at $60.30 now, can test the oil bears before driving them down towards January tops near $54.00.

Though, lows marked during early February around $57.30 may offer an intermediate halt during the fall.

Meanwhile, the corrective pullback will have to cross the 100-HMA level of $62.23 before challenging the bearish chart pattern, by eyeing an upside break of $62.45.

Even so, a short-term resistance line and 200-HMA, respectively around $63.50 and $63.80, will challenge the WTI bull’s return.

WTI hourly chart

Trend: Bearish