West Texas Intermediate (WTI) candlestick chart

Hammer on weekly chart indicates tentative support at 80
Hammer on the weekly chart for WTI indicates support around 80 as the shorts covered on Thursday. It is not a perfect hammer which would have a smaller real body and a longer shadow.

WTI 3-Year Weekly Chart

The shorts covered. Hammer on the weekly chart for WTI indicates support around 80. It is not a perfect hammer which would have a smaller real body and a longer shadow. There was also the support at 80 back in June, 2012.

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Daily chart for WTI shows the support level around 80
Daily candlestick chart for WTI showing the support level around 80.  There was heavy volume on Thursday as the shorts covered.  But the spinning top candlestick on Friday indicates ambivalence.  It is not the time to go long or short. We will have to monitor the price action next week.

WTI Daily Candlestick Chart

Daily candlestick chart for WTI showing the support level around 80. There was heavy volume on Thursday as the shorts covered. But the spinning top candlestick on Friday indicates ambivalence. It is not the time to go long or short. We will have to monitor future price action. There is a high probability the bears will take another run at testing the support level.

Reference the last chart analysis for WTI and Brent published on October 14, 2014.

Reference the Monthly Oil Market Report from OPEC.

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