$20 is now in play for West Texas Intermediate

Major, intermediate and near-term trends are all down
West Texas Intermediate 6-Month Chart

West Texas Intermediate 6-Month Chart

I have posted many charts on WTI. You can reference the long-term charts. WTI is now approaching levels last seen in 2002 to 2004. All one can do now is monitor the near-term trend for the development of a firm support zone.

From a world perspective, the net benefit of cheap oil in more than offset by the negative effect of the uncertainty created. Central bank policy of 0%  money helped fuel an unprecedented exploration boom in the shale fields. Banks loaned money to everyone with a drill bit.  Banks are now carrying impaired loans on their balance sheets. The story is not finished.

Reference my last post for WTI: Will $30 hold?


“Technical Analysis is about probabilities.”

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