In this case, the weak market conditions in titanium dioxide and the declining price of crude oil have weighed heavily on HUN shares in the couple of years
up to the February market bottom.
Since then, the industry has pushed through a pair of TIO2 price increases and China has cut supply of the chemical leading several sell-side Chemical equity
analysts to declare that the TIO2 market is now poised for further improvement. I was lucky to get in when my HUN Jan $10 puts expired in the money and I
capped my position with a short against the box in the mid-$15 range a couple of months ago because I thought it had come a bit too much too soon. After
having consolidated I've recently been looking for a reason to take the short sale off and move from a flat position back to long. This chart, in its Wm. O'Neillish
simplicity is probably the kick I need to get off my butt and do it.