Is Tesoro Expecting Resistance Soon?
Published on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 09:28 Written by TradersHuddle Wire
New York, April 9th (TradersHuddle.com) - Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) ended the trading session at $53.81, near its 50 day moving average set at $54.55. Tesoro's price action placed the stock below this important level, which makes it difficult to be bought, as the stock will certainly face resistance as it approaches its 50 day moving average.
Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO) refines and markets petroleum products, and provides transporting services. The Company operates refineries, as well as a network of retail and refueling stations in the western United States. Tesoro also markets gasoline and diesel fuel to independent marketers and commercial end users.
The latest price action range, defined by a peaks and troughs algorithm, placed calculated support at $51.07 and resistance at $59.90. These levels will be closely monitored, as they provide great insight into the latest price dynamics.
If traders want to establish a position in Tesoro, given the resistance expected as the stock approaches its 50 day moving average, a trade might materialize as the stock manages to break this important technical level. After the breakout, the 50 day moving average could be used as support going forward. However, until the break materializes, buying the stock is basically a gamble with 50-50 chance.
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