Crude Oil, The Picture Perfect Chart

By: Chris Vermeulen | Sun, Jan 25, 2009
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Crude Oil is something that I think has huge potential because of its prolonged down trend without any real bounces and also because there is so much interest from traders and investors around the world who want to catch its bounce. The weekly chart is starting to look amazing and the daily chart looks ready to pop.

Crude Oil Weekly Trading Signal - Explained

The weekly oil trading chart shows a long 7 month sell off without any bounces on the way down and volume has increased as the price continues is slide lower indicating that there is more and more interest from traders and investors. Prices have now put in a small bounce and will be testing our downward trend line if the price of oil continues to rally this week. Also the MACD (momentum) is about to cross to the upside which is very bullish. If oil prices breakout above our down trend line and the MACD crosses over to the upside then we will have a buy signal in oil on the weekly chart.

Weekly Crude Oil Trading Chart with Possible Oil Buy Signal

Crude Oil Daily Trading Chart - Explained

Crude Oil's daily chart is very bullish looking as well. The price has broken is downward trend line and has pulled back to a support level over the past 2 weeks. Fridays big bounce gave us a buy signal for USO because everything for my oil trading strategy was in favor (MACD cross, Stochastic, Trend line Break, volume). The only issue was that risk was over 3%, currently at 9% I will wait for a better entry point on a correction which will also confirm the new trend.

Crude Oil Daily Trading Chart with Oil Buy Signal

Crude Oil Trading Conclusion:

Crude oil as you can see looks to be a picture perfect setup as momentum in the price is slowly shifting direction. While many traders went long on Fridays buy signal I am waiting for risk to decrease before I put my money to work. I don't mind buying things at a higher price if the overall risk is lower and the reversal looks strong.

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Chris Vermeulen

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Chris Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen, founder of AlgoTrades Systems., is an internationally recognized market technical analyst and trader. Involved in the markets since 1997.

Chris' mission is to help his clients boost their investment performance while reducing market exposure and portfolio volatility.

Chris is also the founder of TheGoldAndOilGuy.com, a financial education and investment newsletter service. Chris is responsible for market research and trade alerts for of its newsletter publication.

Through years of research, trading and helping thousands of individual investors around the world. He designed an automated algorithmic trading system for the S&P 500 index which solves his client's biggest problem related to investing in the stock market: the ability to profit in both a rising and falling market.

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