My reply to my thoughts on crude oil in the trading room earlier today: Here’s my daily chart of $WTI & 60 minute chart of USO. Crude remains in free-fall after the backtest of the rising wedge of the daily chart on WTI. Only “potential” bullish developments that I see there are the oversold reading [...]
The outlook for the US stock market via SPY, QQQ & IWM as well as gold, oil & bonds via USO, $WTIC, GLD, GDX, TLT, JNK & HYG.
Nothing new to report since yesterday's pre-market commentary as the major stock indices went exactly nowhere since gapping up to those resistance levels (SPY 214.05 & QQQ 118.00), clinging to those levels like glue throughout the entire trading session yesterday, followed by a very minor dip in after-hours into early pre-market trading today & then [...]
USO (crude ETP) is approaching the apex of this symmetrical triangle pattern (60-minute chart) & could break either way. Although USO could reverse off either of the nearby support & resistance levels shown below (10.70 & 9.90), the direction in which this pattern breaks is likely to determine the next near-term trend in crude oil. [...]
I continue to monitor the potential Inverse Head & Shoulders Bottoming Pattern that was highlighted recently in the trading room. On watch for a continued move up to the neckline, ideally on above average volume, in order to finalize this potential right shoulder. $WTIC daily Aug 15th Zooming out to the bigger [...]
USO (crude oil ETF) has held on two successive tags of the 10.67 support level with the most recent tag confirming a divergent low (bullish). While an upside break of the pattern could spark a rally, I'm leaning towards another thrust down within the wedge that takes out the recent lows before a meaningful reversal. [...]
I returned home from vacation late last night & I have started the process of catching up on the charts this morning. Market updates, commentary & trade ideas will begin to resume as normal going forward & I should have caught up on all trading room questions & private messages by the end of today. [...]