WTI Price Analysis: Bulls again aim to cross $41.50 key resistance

  • WTI buyers attack upper line of a seven-day-old symmetrical triangle.
  • Sustained trading beyond 200-bar SMA, normal RSI favor buyers.
  • A two-day-long rising trend line offers immediate support.

WTI prints mild gains of 0.50% while trading near $41.25 ahead of Monday’s Tokyo open. In doing so, the energy benchmark again tries to provide a bullish breakout to the triangle formation established from October 08.

Considering the normal RSI conditions and the quote’s ability to rise in the last two days, as per the immediate rising trend line, buyers are likely to cross the $41.50 immediate resistance.

Following that, September 04 high near $42.10 holds the key to the commodity’s further upside towards the late-August lows surrounding $43.50.

Alternatively, a downside break of the nearby support line, at $40.78 now, can recall sellers to attack the $39.70-60 support zone comprising 200-bar SMA and the triangle’s support.

In a case where the oil prices slip below $39.60, the $39.00 round-figure and the monthly low near $36.80 could be WTI sellers’ favorites.

WTI four-hour chart

Trend: Further recovery expected

Additional important levels

Today last price 41.27
Today Daily Change 0.24
Today Daily Change % 0.58%
Today daily open 41.03
Daily SMA20 40.06
Daily SMA50 40.8
Daily SMA100 40.31
Daily SMA200 38.84
Previous Daily High 41.31
Previous Daily Low 40.36
Previous Weekly High 41.56
Previous Weekly Low 39.31
Previous Monthly High 43.56
Previous Monthly Low 36.43
Daily Fibonacci 38.2% 40.72
Daily Fibonacci 61.8% 40.95
Daily Pivot Point S1 40.49
Daily Pivot Point S2 39.95
Daily Pivot Point S3 39.53
Daily Pivot Point R1 41.44
Daily Pivot Point R2 41.85
Daily Pivot Point R3 42.39



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