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Double check your charts Gary. That does not look like April to me. Panda had same problem today

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The market is most likely anticipating a move higher, waiting for ES to find support . There are buyers for crude around 102.70. It's been so long since I could sit and watch all day I am questioning myself, and so I am flat.

If I could script the move; New shorts get taken out above 103.30, then volume sellers appear, then I re-enter short.

But, we could also see 104 before the close.


If I were up to speed I should have gone long for that...

Oh well, step one completed. I am short ready.

 
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I confirm that there are some issues with the data for CL. Charts are always different every time you reload historical data... And there is a gap in quotation

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volume is the key now

 
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Momentum is still rising, and no real sign of volume yet.

 
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This is the 30min chart from the open today for the April contract

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No one seem to want to participate in this area. The low volume suggests shorts are possibly scaring themselves out of the market.


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But if this market is going to turn, it's going to require some decent volume. This market could "float" above the high if sellers aren't ready.

 
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