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Long February and short January 2018 Crude Oil Spread (NYMEX on Globex).

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Today we consider a Crude Light calendar spread: long February 2018 and January 2018 Crude Oil (symbols on CQG for the January February spread is CLES1F8). The spread has found support around 0.070 several times during the last few months. At the same level, the spread has run into resistance during the first few months of 2017. As long as the spread stays above break even, there is a good chance the spread will follow it seasonal tendency to the up-side for the next few weeks.

CLG18-CLF18 Crude Oil Spread

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