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Crude Oil Trades Near $87 a Barrel

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Crude oil traded near the highest in almost three weeks after greater-than-forecast growth in U.S. private employment bolstered optimism fuel demand will increase in the world's biggest crude-consuming nation. However, there is much technical data that supports a bearish move for today as described below. 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 daily chart for crude oil by ForexYard.

• The technical indicators used are the Slow Stochastic, Relative Strength Index (RSI) and Williams Percent Range.

• Point 1: The Slow Stochastic indicates a bearish cross, signaling that the next move may be in a downward direction.

• Point 2: The RSI signals that the price of this pair currently floats in the over-bought territory, suggesting downward pressure.

• Point 3: The Williams Percent Range has peaked near at the 0 marker, which means that there may actually be a strong level of downward pressure.

Crude Oil Daily Chart

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