Brent Oil Rises as Plunge Below $90 May Be Excessive – Bloomberg 06-22-12

Salient to Investors:

Brent’s 14-day relative strength index at 17.4 today – readings of 30 or less suggest prices have tumbled too quickly.

The August Brent contract traded at a 33-cent discount to September, the fifth consecutive day that the front-month contract has been cheaper than the second month, which typically signals an excess of supply relative to demand in the short-term.

Predictions:

Hannes Loacker at Raiffeisen Bank International expects a rebound as marginal cost projects are not economically viable below $90 per barrel. meaning cut in capital expenditure if prices fall further.

Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-06-22/crude-oil-rebounds-in-new-york-paring-this-week-s-decline.html