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CME Group’s flash readings for crude oil futures markets noted open interest increased for the fourth consecutive session on Wednesday, now by 40.3K contracts. Volume, instead, shrunk by around 41.3K contracts, reaching the second drop in a row.


Prices of the barrel of WTI corrects lower following Wednesday’s multi-week tops around the $43.00 mark per barrel. Rising open interest coupled with negative price actions opens the door to extra losses in the very near-term.

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