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WTI daily chart

  • Failure to surpass 38.2% Fibonacci Retracement of its October to December 2018 downturn highlights the importance of two-week low of $51.10, breaking which 50-day simple moving average (SMA) figure of $50.60 can gain market attention.
  • In case prices refrain to respect $50.60 level, the $50.00 mark and the $49.10-$49.00 horizontal-area may become next support to watch.
  • On the upside, a closing break of $55.45, comprising 38.2% Fibonacci, could accelerate the upmoves to 100-day SMA level of $58.20.

WTI 4-hour chart

  • “Rising Wedge” break signals further declines of the WTI.
  • It can take rest at $51.10 initially to confirm further declines to $50.60 and the $50.30 supports.
  • Alternatively, $54.15 and $55.00 are likely nearby resistances to watch before highlighting $55.45 upside barrier.

WTI Hourly chart

  • Inability to sustain recent pullback past-$52.60 portrays the weakness.
  • $51.60 becomes a small halt prior to visiting the low of $51.10.
  • Meanwhile, a break of $52.60 can have $53.15 and a downward sloping trend-line at $53.85 as nearby resistances to watch.