CRUDE OIL: The commodity looks to weaken further after selling off the past week. On the downside, support resides at the 49.00 level where a break will expose the 48.00 level. A cut through here will set the stage for a run at the 47.50 level. Further down, support resides at the 47.00 level. On the upside, resistance resides at the 50.00 level. Further out, resistance comes in at the 50.50 level. A break above here will aim at the 51.00 level and then the 51.50 level followed by the 52.00 level. All in all, CRUDE OIL remains biased to the downside.