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Recent Recovery in WTI Futures Still Deemed Corrective, For Now

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The recent recovery in WTI futures appears to be a correction - for now. Key short-term resistance has been defined at $79.29, the Jan 29 high. Clearance of this level would be a bullish development. On the downside, support to watch lies at $71.41, the Feb 5 low. A break of this level would reinstate the recent bearish theme and pave the way for a move towards $69.56, the Jan 3 low. Gold continues to trade above the Jan 17 low of $2001.9. Recent short-term gains improved a bullish condition and a resumption of the bull cycle would signal scope for a climb towards $2088.5, the Dec 28 high and a key resistance. For bears, a stronger reversal lower would instead refocus attention on $2001.9, where a break is required to reinstate the recent bearish theme.


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The recent recovery in WTI futures appears to be a correction - for now. Key short-term resistance has been defined at $79.29, the Jan 29 high. Clearance of this level would be a bullish development. On the downside, support to watch lies at $71.41, the Feb 5 low. A break of this level would reinstate the recent bearish theme and pave the way for a move towards $69.56, the Jan 3 low. Gold continues to trade above the Jan 17 low of $2001.9. Recent short-term gains improved a bullish condition and a resumption of the bull cycle would signal scope for a climb towards $2088.5, the Dec 28 high and a key resistance. For bears, a stronger reversal lower would instead refocus attention on $2001.9, where a break is required to reinstate the recent bearish theme.


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