Nadia Simmons

Nadia is a private investor and trader, dealing in currencies, commodities (mainly crude oil), and stocks. Using her background in technical analysis, she spends countless hours identifying market trends, major support and resistance zones, breakouts and failures. In her writing, she presents complex ideas with clarity that enables you to easily understand market changes, and profit on them. Nadia is the person behind Sunshine Profits' 3 premium trading services: Forex Trading Alerts, Oil Trading Alerts, and Oil Investment Updates.

Articles by Nadia Simmons

Just like all good and bad things alike come to an end, so do “never-ending” rallies. Crude oil declined well over 5% today, which might mean that we already saw the end of the rally.

But did we certainly see it? Will crude oil be...
Just like the precious metals market, black gold ended the previous week with a sizable upswing. The rally continued in the early Monday trading, as crude oil moved decisively above its previous April highs.



The breakout above the...
In our previous analysis, we wrote about crude oil’s strength. We emphasized how it was able to break above its declining resistance line and open the day with a price gap, despite numerous previous signals that had been pointing to the...
In yesterday’s Oil Trading Alert, we opened a long position based on crude oil’s exceptional strength, and this position is already over $2 profitable. Crude oil is taking a breather today, but it doesn’t seem that this pause is the end of...
From the unimaginable lows, crude oil is shaking off the dust. Moving higher, can it rise like a phoenix?

Before moving to the technical part of today’s analysis, it seems that a quote from yesterday’s Oil Trading Alert would be...
Crude oil bulls don’t seem to be making much progress these days. The situation is tense, and black gold keeps hovering ever so close to its recent lows. Can the bulls get their act together and avert the fall of a cliff ahead?...
The tensions in the oil market are very palpable, and today is no exception to strong moves. Can we talk about a bottom in sight?

Let’s take a closer look at the chart below (chart courtesy of www.stooq.com ).



In our Friday’s...
It appeared that the bears firmly took the reins of yesterday’s session, but most of their gains were history before the closing bell. Have we seen an important turning point for oil?

Let’s start with the daily chart examination (charts...
The technicals indicated high likelihood of an upswing, and the pair obliged by moving higher recently. Great, but with quite a move behind us already, let’s assess further appreciation potential as it stands right now.



Quoting our...
Yesterday, we wrote:

(…) Although crude oil futures moved higher after Wednesday’s open and broke above the previous peaks, this improvement was very temporary, and the bears took over in the following hours.

As a result, the futures...

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