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Jim Hyerczyk

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013

Jim Hyerczyk

Fundamental and technical analyst with 30 years experience.

Latest articles from Jim

  • Technical Analysis: Was This Just A Correction?

    Published 13 July 2018 | viewed 5,178 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil plunged earlier in the week on worries that escalating trade tensions between the United States and China could hurt…

  • Why Oil Prices Failed To Hit $80

    Published 06 July 2018 | viewed 13,327 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to post a technically bearish closing price reversal top on the weekly chart. While…

  • There’s Not A Lot Of Room For Error In Oil Markets

    Published 29 June 2018 | viewed 5,527 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil are in a position to finish the week, month and quarter sharply higher. This quite a…

  • Oil Rises On OPEC’s Production Decision

    Published 22 June 2018 | viewed 7,415 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate is trading higher on Friday after OPEC and other major oil producers agreed on oil production levels starting from July. The…

  • Oil At A Crossroads Ahead Of Crucial OPEC Meeting

    Published 15 June 2018 | viewed 4,593 times

    August West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close higher for the week as investors prepare for next week’s OPEC meeting…

  • Expect Choppy Oil Markets Ahead Of The OPEC Meeting

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 4,999 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher early Friday, putting the market in a position to close higher for the week. While…

  • New All-Time High U.S. Output Forces Oil Lower

    Published 01 June 2018 | viewed 4,360 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is in a position to close lower for a second consecutive week. The catalysts behind this week’s selling pressure…

  • Rally Unwinds As Russia, Saudis Aim To Increase Oil Output

    Published 25 May 2018 | viewed 5,221 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude and internationally-favored Brent crude oil are trading sharply lower on Friday, putting the market in a position to finish the…

  • Look To Hedge Funds For A Clue About Oil Prices

    Published 18 May 2018 | viewed 5,716 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to close higher for the third consecutive week. The market is…

  • Is This Oil Rally Sustainable?

    Published 11 May 2018 | viewed 6,728 times

    July West Texas Intermediate crude oil is in a position to post its highest close since late 2014 on Friday. The rally is being driven…

  • Market Uncertainties Keep Oil Prices Buoyed

    Published 04 May 2018 | viewed 3,373 times

    June West Texas Intermediate crude futures are trading flat-to-lower as we approach the end of the week. Volume has been light all week with traders…

  • The Next Major Catalyst For Oil Prices

    Published 27 April 2018 | viewed 6,876 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading lower early Friday, putting the market in a position to close lower for the week. There is…

  • WTI Trending Up Despite Pullback

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 3,957 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures spiked to their highest level since late 2014 early this week before backing away on profit-taking. The long-term…

  • Oil Traders Forget Fundamentals, Focus On Geopolitics

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 5,116 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate is in a position to post a strong gain this week. The short-term fundamentals continue to be supportive as bullish traders…

  • Trade War Game Confuses Oil Investors

    Published 06 April 2018 | viewed 3,574 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close lower for the week. Some of the selling pressure was generated by…

  • Fragile Oil Markets Stabilize On Two-Sided Trading

    Published 30 March 2018 | viewed 3,487 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil posted a two-sided trade this week before closing lower. This week’s trade pitted the bullish traders,…

  • Oil Prices Rise On Bullish Inventory Data

    Published 23 March 2018 | viewed 5,359 times

    Only a week ago, crude oil seemed poised to move lower. At that time, hedge fund liquidation and rising U.S. production were driving the price…

  • Oil Markets Set For A Major Move To The Downside

    Published 16 March 2018 | viewed 7,545 times

    The major theme this week has been the potential for rising supply to overwhelm the expected gains in crude demand for 2018. This notion was…

  • Bearish Factors Are Piling Up For Crude

    Published 09 March 2018 | viewed 8,964 times

    May West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to finish lower for a second week. The fundamentals are bearish and the weekly…

  • Strong Dollar, Trump’s Steel Tariffs Keep Oil Subdued

    Published 02 March 2018 | viewed 9,188 times

    April West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are set to close about 4 percent lower this week, its first weekly loss since the week-ending February…

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