Is The Energy Sector ETF (XLE) Ready To Breakout?

Andrew Thrasher

One of the hottest topics in the market today is the energy sector and Crude Oil. And today the Energy Sector ETF (XLE) is nearing a breakout.

Below is a weekly chart of the Energy Sector ETF with the 50-week Moving Average and the trend line support going back to 2010.

Key takeaways:

  • Trend support has become resistance and price is approaching this previously key trend line.
  • Momentum has already broken above it’s level of resistance, will price be able to get above this trend line and its long-term moving average?

Energy Sector ETF (XLE) Weekly Chart

xle energy sector eft chart breakout april 15 2015

We are clearly nearing a critical juncture in time and price. Crude Oil prices will likely continue to play a role here. Stay tuned to the price action.

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