Crude Oil closed higher on Friday as it consolidates some of Thursday's decline. The mid-range close sets the stage for a steady to higher opening when Monday's trading session begins. Stochastics and the RSI remain bullish signalling that sideways to higher prices are possible near-term. If it extends the rally off last week's low, weekly resistance crossing is the next upside target. Closes below the 20-day moving average crossing would confirm that a short-term top has been posted.