Joseph Souhlakis

August Gold Four-Day Balance

May 29, 2015

Over the past three months, August gold has been rotating within a balance range of 11700 to 12250. During that time, the market has made several extreme moves in both directions, however, a broader view of the market shows it is range bound and... more

Natural Gas Rally Leaving Important Downside References

May 08, 2015

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

Gold Coiling for a Breakout

Apr 17, 2015

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

Crude Oil Daily Ranges Getting Squeezed into a Triangle Formation

Apr 10, 2015

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

RBOB Calendar Spread Contained within a Tight Range

Mar 20, 2015

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

Crude Oil Coiling for a Breakout

Feb 27, 2015

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

Natural Gas Attempting a Break from Balance

Feb 20, 2015

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

March Crude Oil Testing an Important Reference

Jan 23, 2015

Over the past four months, crude oil has declined about $50. However, during the past fourteen trading days, March crude oil had been rotating within a 4538-to-5078 balance range. On Friday, January 23, 2015, the market took out the 4538 fourteen... more

Gold Coiling For a Breakout

Jan 12, 2015

Over the past two months, February gold has been rotating within a 11469-to-12390 balance range. However, over the past four trading days, gold was confined to a relatively tight 12054-to-12233 balance range. When a volatile market such as gold... more

Failure Breakout in Natural Gas Spread Could Lead Move in Opposite Direction

Jan 05, 2015

Over the last thirty trading days, the February/April natural gas spread has come off sharply about 800 points, leaving several gaps along the way. A few weeks ago, after the spread fell about 500 points in ten days, the market came into a... more