WTI Crude Daily 18Dec

Wednesday’s Auction 

As noted in Wed’s analysis, focus on response  to Wed’s Breakout Area/Low Usage Support, 56.80s-57.40s was key in Thu’s auction as selling interest drove price lower achieving a Stopping Point, 55.30s, near the Wed Buy Program Support, ultimately creating an unsecured low near 54.28s. Focus on response to Thu’s trade cluster, 53.50s-56.50s, into Fri’s auction. 
Thursday’s Micro Blog Excerpt

Noted here during Thursday’s auction, the development of the Structural Selling Tail, 58s-57.50s, implying the potential for price discovery lower. Initiative sell programs then entered, 56.30s-56.25s, and noted were the downside expectations, 55.20s, and the Average Daily Range Low, 54.54s, which was ultimately achieved into the NY close.
Thursday’s Auction
via The Daily

WTI Crude Daily 16Dec

Monday’s Auction 

As noted in Mon’s analysis, focus on response to the unsecured low area, 55s-56s, was key in Tue’s auction as selling interest emerged at/near 55.55s, driving price lower, achieving the Stopping Point Low, 53.60s, near the Daily 1st Std Dev Low. Despite the Gap Lower open, responsive buying interest emerged in aggressive short covering inventory, filling the Gap. A Structural Stopping Point Low, 53.60s, is potentially in place. Focus on response to the low amidst the current Trade Cluster, 53.60s-57.15s, into Wed’s auction.
Tuesday’s Micro-Blog Excerpt
Noted here during Tuesday’s auction, that the market had achieved the Daily 1st Std Dev Low and based on current market generated data on a rolling 20day basis, there was an 85% probability that level hold as support, provided buying interest emerged there. Following clearing of Buy Stops below the Globex Low, responsive buy programs were noted, driving price higher toward our upside expectation, 56.40s (Mon’s HVN)/ 57.58s (Tue’s Avg Daily Range High).

 Tuesday’s Auction
via The Daily