As long as 64.47 USD continues to be a resistance, the movement may join 51.66 USD over the short term. The surpassing of 64.47 USD would invalidate this opinion and open the door for 66.3 USD.
The MACD is positive but lower than its signal line. The dynamic in progress has been interrupted. If the MACD were to turn negative, the price correction could continue. The RSI value is less than 50: this confirms the weakness of prices. The Stochastics indicators are not giving any clear signals for the coming days. The volumes traded are more than the average volumes over the last 10 days.
After a recent high at 58.58 USD the commodity corrected towards the 50-day moving average 55.57: the price reaction on this level allows us to envisage a continuation of this movement in the medium term. The first buy points (or short-term supports) are at 51.66 USD and 49.84 USD. The resistances are at 61.72 USD and 64.47 USD.
Moving Averages (MA20 & MA50)
Moving averages are calculated by the addition of the closing price of the N last sessions divided by the number of sessions considered. They can be used to track daily, weekly, or monthly patterns. DayGraph uses 20 and 50 periods. Moving averages provide a good indication of the whole trend affecting an underlying. Reversing situations can be found on the upside and on the downside. Moving averages can constitute supports or resistances by themselves for spot prices.
The MACD (Moving Average Convergence / Divergence) reflects a difference between moving averages and thus makes reference to the ascendancy or not of the mid-term relatively to the short term. DayGraph uses 26 and 12 periods. Moreover, so as to estimate the variations of the trends, an auxiliary indicator (named signal line) is formed. It is based on an exponential average of the MACD on 9 periods. The advantage of this indicator is triple:
RSI is the most popular speed indicator because it is one of the most relevant ones in localizing overbought and oversold periods depending on the investment horizon. A bounded indicator, the RSI calculates the relationship between the average of ups and downs for the days of the period under consideration with a mathematical approximation. Day traders use a 5-minute RSI, monthly market investors use a 5 or 9-day RSI, portfolio managers monitor the RSI for 14 days and some investment funds would even go to the RSI 34. The longer the RSI is, the less the overbought and oversold thresholds are distanced (20/80 for a 9-day RSI, 30/70 for an RSI 14). It also gives excellent divergence signals. DayGraph uses a 14-day RSI.
With a design close to that of the RSI, the stochastic indicators use a greater number of variables (highs and lows for the day). The slow %D used smoothes the variations of the base indicator that is too volatile. Paradoxically, the false signals are often more numerous than for the RSI. The main contribution compared to the latter is still notable though: when the stochastics remain stuck in an overbought area (above 75%) for several weeks, it is recommended not to follow the overbought indications of all the other indicators.
Bollinger bands are trading bands (upper and lower boundary lines) plotted at 2 standard deviation levels above and below a moving average. DayGraph uses 20 periods. Bollinger bands offer a measure of volatility and relative low and high, the bands widen during volatile markets and narrow when volatility decreases. They can provide strong thresholds: resistance for the upper band and support for the lower band.
Level that has a high probability of halting a fall on the time horizon considered, and consequently, possibly to cause a bounce.
Level that has a high probability of halting a rally on the time horizon considered, and consequently, to cause a correction.
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