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Crude Oil Trades near $103.50 Level

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Crude oil prices rose significantly yesterday and peaked at $103.63 per barrel. However, the 4-hour chart is suggesting that a recent upwards trend is loosing steam and a bearish correction is impending. Forex traders involved with commodities like this can take advantage of this knowledge by going short on crude oil now, and at a great entry price!

• Below is the 4-hour chart for crude oil by ForexYard.

• The technical indicators used are the Slow Stochastic, RSI and Williams Percent Range.

• Point 1: There is a "doji" candlestick formed in the chart, indicating that a reversal should take place.

• Point 2: The Slow Stochastic indicates a bearish cross, signaling that the next move may be in a downward direction.

• Point 3: The RSI signals that the price of this pair currently floats in the over-bought territory, suggesting downward pressure.

• Point 4: Williams Percent Range also supports the downward direction.

Crude Oil 4-Hour Chart

crude oil 18-3-2011

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