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During the past two months, December crude oil has been contained within a 44.45 to 50.88 range. About two weeks ago, the market came within ten ticks of the 50.88 balance high, but failed to take it out. Since that day, the market has gone lower... more

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Since 2011, gold has been in a downtrend from the 19207 all-time high to the 10723 low made earlier this year. During this four-year trend, gold has had a series of consolidations, in the form of triangle formations, followed by downside... more

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Two weeks ago, I wrote an article about how natural gas was testing the low of a several-month balance of 2640 to 3013. Additionally, at that time natural gas had formed a relatively tight five-day balance of 2642 to 2735 at the bottom... more

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For the last two weeks, August crude oil found a relatively tight, 5919-to-6163 rotational trading range. During that time, the market tested the range's extremes several times on each end. However, on Friday, June 26, 2015, crude oil gapped open... more

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From the middle of March until the end of April, June natural gas held a steady decline from about 290.0 down to below 250.0. However, over the last ten days, much of that decline has been retraced. Most of the retracement occurred on Thursday,... more

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Over the past month, June gold has been trading within a 11822-to-12245 balance range. However, over the past two weeks, the daily ranges have been getting pinched smaller and smaller, forming a triangle formation. The relatively tight range on... more

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Over the past three weeks, May crude oil has been trading within a 4714-to-5407 balance range. However, over the past five days, the daily ranges have been gradually shrinking, essentially getting squeezed into a triangle formation. Many times... more

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During the last few weeks, the April/May RBOB calendar spread has formed a rotational range of -78 to +99. However, over the past seven trading days, the trading range has shrunk to 0 to +55. A 55-tick range for the spot RBOB spread is very... more

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Over the past three weeks, April crude oil found a rotational balance range of 4867-to-5505, traveling from the bottom to the top and back to the bottom of that range a few times. However, three times in the last three days, the market traded... more

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For eight straight trading days, March natural gas has been contained within a 2665-to-2896 rotational balance range. On Friday, February 20, 2015, the market gapped open higher, above the 2896 eight-day balance high. Although Friday had a... more