As discussed in this week's weekly trade set-ups analysis, crude oil has been trending higher, and we have been looking to buy, in line with that trend.

As shown in the chart below, the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil remains buoyant above the support level at $49.30 a barrel, a level we have been looking to buy from or near recently.

From here, we would ideally wait for a clean price-action buy signal before recommitting to a long position, for those not already long. More experienced traders might like to put on a long trade intra-day while the price is still supported at or above the $49.30 level.

Look to buy on weakness as long as the trend remains intact.

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