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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

  • Support Crumbles As Sellers Resume Control

    Published 20 March 2015 | viewed 4,857 times

    Crude Oil Crude oil support fell apart last week, leading to a price collapse. The selling momentum was strong enough to drive the market into…

  • Pressure Building On Crude Prices

    Published 13 March 2015 | viewed 5,449 times

    Crude OilMay Crude Oil futures were under pressure most of the week driven by concerns over huge supply and diminishing demand. The U.S. Energy Information…

  • Time For Some Optimism

    Published 06 March 2015 | viewed 4,478 times

    April Crude Oil futures are poised to close higher for the week after posting a strong recovery, following last week’s sell-off. Technically, the picture is…

  • Selling Pressure Rises As Rig Count Drop Slows

    Published 27 February 2015 | viewed 4,268 times

    Technical and fundamental factors weighed on crude oil late in the week, which could be signaling support has been pulled from the market. On Thursday,…

  • Saudi And US Production Up As Market Volatility Continues

    Published 20 February 2015 | viewed 6,162 times

    Crude Oil Outlook April Crude Oil futures failed to follow-through to the upside this week and are likely to finish the week lower. Although the…

  • Prepare For Volatile Oil Markets As Technical And Fundamental Traders Clash

    Published 16 February 2015 | viewed 4,792 times

    Crude Oil Outlook April Crude Oil showed strong resilience over the last two weeks, but both moves were related to technical factors. The fundamentals remain…

  • Where Oil Can Go From Here

    Published 08 February 2015 | viewed 5,562 times

    Crude Oil Outlook If you read the crude oil news on January 29, the day that crude oil bottomed, you’ll notice that much of the…

  • Too Much Oil, Not Enough Cold For The Markets

    Published 30 January 2015 | viewed 5,087 times

    Crude Oil Outlook A valiant attempt to consolidate March Crude Oil prices failed this week when the market traded down to a level not seen…

  • Bears Continue To Rule The Markets

    Published 23 January 2015 | viewed 4,906 times

    Crude Oil Outlook Crude oil futures began the week in a position to rally based on the technical chart pattern formed the weak-ending January 16,…

  • Clear Indications A Rally Is On Its Way

    Published 16 January 2015 | viewed 6,503 times

    With U.S. production levels remaining steady and OPEC not showing any signs of letting up on its current daily production output, investors may have to…

  • Patience The Necessary Virtue In The Futures Markets

    Published 09 January 2015 | viewed 4,922 times

    Natural Gas Outlook Natural Gas futures are proving to be one of the more interesting markets in early 2015. The first several days of the…

  • Oil And Gas Prices Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

    Published 02 January 2015 | viewed 5,970 times

    Crude Oil Outlook Nearby crude oil prices are poised to finish the year near their lowest levels since May 2009. Although there was bottoming action…

  • Building The Case For A Short-Term Bottom

    Published 26 December 2014 | viewed 3,671 times

    Crude Oil Outlook February Crude Oil futures have been drifting sideways since reaching a new contract low at $53.94 on December 16. Although the major…

  • Subtle Signs Emerging That A Bottom Is Near

    Published 19 December 2014 | viewed 4,875 times

    Crude Oil OutlookOversupply continued to make it hard for crude oil to find a bottom last week although technical analysis factors did manage to help…

  • Don’t Feed The Bears

    Published 12 December 2014 | viewed 4,732 times

    Crude Oil Outlook Support for crude oil futures continued to erode last week after the release of another bearish supply/demand report. Although the latest Commitment…

  • The Technical Trend Is Down But Is A Turnaround Coming Soon?

    Published 05 December 2014 | viewed 4,868 times

    Last week, OPEC triggered a sell-off in January Crude Oil when it decided to refrain from making a production cut. The almost 10% break in…

  • OPEC Won’t Cut, But A Bottom May Be Near

    Published 28 November 2014 | viewed 7,381 times

    Crude Oil Outlook January Crude Oil futures plunged on Thursday after OPEC announced it was leaving oil production levels unchanged. West Texas Intermediate crude prices…

  • Cold Unlikely To Linger But Low Oil Prices Might

    Published 20 November 2014 | viewed 3,800 times

    Natural Gas Outlook The extremely cold weather which blanketed the U.S. made natural gas one hot market. At one time this week, all 48 of…

  • Traders Brace For OPEC Update

    Published 14 November 2014 | viewed 4,174 times

    Natural Gas Outlook A two-week short-covering rally triggered a surge in March 2015 Natural Gas futures, but a change in the fundamentals and a strong…

  • Arctic Air And The Threat Of $70 Oil

    Published 07 November 2014 | viewed 4,347 times

    Natural Gas Outlook Natural gas producers may have set a record for stockpile additions in the last week in October, but this didn’t sway traders…

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