Crude Oil closed slightly lower on Friday and The mid-range close sets the stage for a steady opening on Monday. Stochastics and the RSI have turned bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near-term. Closes above the 10-day moving average crossing would signal that a short-term low might be in or is near. If it renews this summer's decline, the 75% retracement level of the 2009-2011-rally crossing is the next downside target.