09, June 2016

Brent (a 4-hour chart)

Brent (a 4-hour chart)

General overview

Yesterday the oil prices grew on speculation that the weekly Crude Oil Stocks change may show the decline. In economic news, the index showed a decrease as expected.

Current situation

The oil quotes continued their growth. The price set a new high at 52.50. The oil trend looks bullish. The resistance comes in at 52.50, the support lies at 51.50.

MACD is in a positive area, its signal line is in the histogram. MACD kept growing, that is a bullish sign. Still MACD shows a divergence on the 4 hour time frame. RSI reached the overbought level of 70. The Brent quotes are above Moving Averages (50, 100 and 200). The price is close to the historical highs at the daily chart – the mark of 54.00.

Trading recommendations

We are still bullish on the oil. We assume that the upward trend will be continued. The break above 52.50 should send this market looking for the 53.00 level.