As everyone knows the market has been very correlated with oil this year. So let's take a detailed look.
Pivots caught the turns, with 2015 low on YS1, January low on 1HS1 and February low on YS1. On an even longer term view the CL1 contract dipped below, but did not close below the 2008 low (on a monthly basis). All this is very constructive for a possible long term low. However, the weekly RSI and daily chart retracement are both at levels that often pause a rally. The pivots in play through the rest of the month are MarR1 which should hold as support. This is 36.79 for CL1 and 37.04 for CLJ. In addition, after being above its WP for 4 straight weeks it is trading below as I type (37.87). So, below 37.87 shows short term weakness, but medium term strength above 37.04. Below 37.04 would risk a larger drop and thus increase the chance of a more significant fade for stocks back under long term pivots. Back above 37.87 would be stronger and invite a near term move to about 40.
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CL1 W chart below and yes, the first low on 1HS1 near exact and the low of the year near YS1 also near exact. After plunging through support in 2014 without any attempt to bounce, there was a minor bounce on 2015 YS1 and now again decent rally from major support. But it will take a lot more to recover long term pivots. There is decent RSI divergence on the lows with RSI clearly higher and finally above 30 on the February low compared to 27 in January.
And here's the daily chart with all levels.You can see the one day break and recovery of YS1 on 2/11-12, with clear look of support after a selling volume climax. It jumped up to FebP and after some shuffle cleared on the last day (like many stock indexes). It has been entirely above the MarP and cleared R1.
Here's the current J contract, W chart.
And the D. Stronger to hold MarR1 as support.
Now on to some more typical view charts (MAs and BBs), again on the CL1 version. MA lines are 10 in blue, 20 in orange, 50 in purple and 200 in black. The first quarterly chart shows dip below 2008 lows and recovery above. Simply stated above the 2008 low of 33.20 is bullish.
Two closes on the 2008 low (ie above, not below) was the tell for the rally. RSI some divergence and quite a lot of BB divergence, but we may need another low at some point and the 20MA is still sharply falling.
Classic BB and RSI divergence on the lows along with YS1 was why I said short cover or buy on 2/12 (only such call this year!). RSI high at 50 and downward sloping W20MA are both negative considerations. Red line is the 2008 low which now lines up with the 10MA.
Daily chart nearly fully OB, 50% bounce from last October high to low.