CRUDE OIL: With the commodity bullish and resuming its broader medium term uptrend on Thursday, further strength is expected in the days ahead. On the downside, support resides at the 52.00 level where a break will expose the 51.50 level. A cut through here will set the stage for a run at the 51.00 level. Further down, support resides at the 50.50 level. On the upside, resistance resides at the 53.00 level. Further out, resistance comes in at the 53.50 level. A break above here will aim at the 54.00 level and then the 54.50 level followed by the 55.00 level. Its daily RSI is bullish and pointing higher suggesting further strength. All in all, CRUDE OIL remains biased to the upside medium term.