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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

  • Flurry Of Bearish News Sends Oil Lower

    Published 23 March 2019 | viewed 12,717 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday, threatening to erase this week’s gains just one day after…

  • Oil Markets In Limbo Ahead Of OPEC Meeting

    Published 16 March 2019 | viewed 16,850 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to settle the week higher after hitting new highs for the…

  • Bearish Economic News Weighs On Crude

    Published 09 March 2019 | viewed 9,156 times

    A combination of bearish economic events is weighing on crude oil futures on Friday, putting the markets in a position to finish the week lower.…

  • Rebound Rally In Oil Is Still Gaining Momentum

    Published 02 March 2019 | viewed 15,622 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures proved to be resilient this week, rebounding from a steep sell-off early in the week to post a…

  • Expect A Correction As Oil Reaches ‘Profit Targets’

    Published 23 February 2019 | viewed 28,333 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are grinding higher at the end of the week as they head toward major upside…

  • How Long Will This Oil Rally Last?

    Published 16 February 2019 | viewed 47,494 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday and for the week for a number of reasons, mostly…

  • Demand Concerns Drive Oil Markets

    Published 09 February 2019 | viewed 12,230 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate oil futures are trading lower for the week, putting the market in a position to post a potentially bearish technical closing…

  • Momentum Is Building For Oil

    Published 02 February 2019 | viewed 30,402 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday with the market hovering slightly below highs not seen since November 21. The…

  • Crude Rally On Hold

    Published 26 January 2019 | viewed 25,605 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday, however, the market is still in a position to close lower for the…

  • The Two Major Factors Pushing Oil Prices Higher

    Published 19 January 2019 | viewed 38,821 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday, putting both markets in a position to close higher for…

  • Profit Taking Ends Massive Rally In Crude

    Published 12 January 2019 | viewed 12,148 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading lower on Friday after hitting their highest level since December 7 earlier in the session. Profit-taking…

  • Bullish News Underpins Oil

    Published 05 January 2019 | viewed 13,991 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday and are in a position to close higher for the…

  • Oil Markets Brace For A Rebound

    Published 30 December 2018 | viewed 21,559 times

    Crude oil and natural gas futures are sharing a similar pattern this week. Both markets reached their lows early on before sitting in a range…

  • High Volatility Christmas Trading Forces Crude Lower

    Published 22 December 2018 | viewed 11,817 times

    Christmas and New Year’s Week usually feature low-volume, low-volatility moves in the energy complex, but this year may be different because of the bear market…

  • Natural Gas Plunges As Oil Prices Consolidate

    Published 15 December 2018 | viewed 19,589 times

    It was a pretty uneventful week in the crude oil market with prices consolidating as investors continued to digest the previous week’s decision by an…

  • Is The OPEC Deal The Start Of A New Rally In Oil?

    Published 09 December 2018 | viewed 15,765 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil soared on Friday as investors breathe a sigh of relief as OPEC and its partners decided to cut 1.2…

  • Are Oil Markets About To Turn Around?

    Published 02 December 2018 | viewed 38,112 times

    Despite hitting its lowest level in over a year earlier in the week, crude oil is showing signs of stabilizing. This is perhaps an early…

  • High Volatility In Oil & Gas Continues

    Published 22 November 2018 | viewed 8,195 times

    Thanksgiving week usually features low-volume, low-volatility moves in the energy complex, but so far in this holiday-shortened week, we have seen none of that with…

  • Expert Commentary: A Record Setting Week In Energy

    Published 18 November 2018 | viewed 5,626 times

    It was a record setting week in the energy complex with crude oil posting one of its biggest declines since the price collapse in 2014…

  • Natural Gas Soars As Crude Enters Bear Market

    Published 10 November 2018 | viewed 15,627 times

    This week has been the tale of two markets. One being driven lower by a gradual shift in the fundamentals to bearish, the other driven…

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