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Brent WTI Crude oil Spread

Brent/WTI Crude oil Spread

Buying Brent and selling WTI Crude oil is what will be discussed today. In the September contract this spread is currently trading with Brent carrying a $2.65 premium. Just one week ago we were trading even money in this spread. Every $1 move equates to a $1,000 gain/loss. I’m operating under the influence that we […]

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Crude Oil Futures (Daily), July 16, 2013

Crude oil looking for a sharp correction soon

Energy: Higher trade was rejected in Crude oil with futures ending just below $106/barrel. I’m looking for a sharp $4-5 correction very soon. My favored way to play is long Brent and short WTI 1:1. As of this post that spreads in September picked up 30 cents today…a small victory. Trading near $2.50 I expect […]

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Where is Crude oil headed?

In the last three weeks Crude oil futures have appreciated 15% lifting prices to 14 month highs. Since lows were established on 4/18 prices have advanced nearly 25%. This will not continue at least at this velocity and in fact at the moment I feel prices have gotten ahead of themselves and we could see […]

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Weekly Crude oil – I’m Eating Crow

Crude oil futures have advanced 13% in the last three weeks cutting through the $100 level like a hot knife through butter lifting futures to fresh 14 month highs. I anticipated a probe of this level as seen in previous posts but I did not see this type of acceleration. I was wrong. Much of […]

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Crude Oil Approaching $100/Barrel…Not this Time

In the last 10 weeks Crude oil has added $12/barrel lifting prices as of this post to four month highs with August futures flirting with the $100/barrel level. Not that the fundamentals have mattered in the energy complex but Crude oil inventories are at the highest levels they’ve been in years. For the last 10 […]

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Gravity Takes Over with Crude Oil

In the last three weeks Crude oil prices have risen better than $10/barrel trading within $1 of two month highs albeit very briefly Sunday evening. The failed spike higher in recent session can be attributed to unrest in the Middle East. As attention turned towards potential conflicts on Israeli airstrikes in Syria over the weekend… […]

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Crude oil finds an Interim Top?

Crude oil has gained $8/barrel in the last month, putting it just a few dollars shy of $100. My stance: the easy money has already been made in bullish trade. Prices moved quickly from oversold to overbought territory as Stochastics shows in the chart below. I think we’re in the process of establishing an interim […]

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