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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

  • Oil Market Fundamental & Technical Analysis – 26th September 2014

    Published 27 September 2014 | viewed 5,252 times

    Weekly Crude Oil AnalysisThe short-term picture for November crude oil futures turned a little rosier after prices consolidated for a third week. Some of the…

  • Speculators May Rally to Crude After Nigeria and Libya Problems

    Published 18 September 2014 | viewed 3,893 times

    November Crude Oil futures are in a position to close the week higher. This possible reversal on the weekly chart coupled with the strong upside…

  • Time to Sit Back and Plan Your Next Investment strategy

    Published 11 September 2014 | viewed 10,938 times

    With crude oil and crude oil-related stocks exhibiting nearly free-fall characteristics, unless you’re willing to play the short-side after an almost three month sell-off, this…

  • Exxon Mobil and the Oil Markets

    Published 04 September 2014 | viewed 10,528 times

    The price action by Exxon Mobil (XOM) puts this stock on the radar this week. This market is significant because it is a major component…

  • Energy Market Review & Forecast – 29th August 2014

    Published 28 August 2014 | viewed 10,296 times

    Weekly Crude OilOctober crude oil futures continued to consolidate on the weekly chart after reaching a low two weeks ago at $92.50. Speculative investors may…

  • Summer Selloff in Energy Futures Markets Coming to an End?

    Published 21 August 2014 | viewed 4,480 times

    The price action late this week in the three major futures energy markets: crude oil, gasoline and natural gas, suggests the summer sell-off may be…

  • More Bad News for The Crude Oil Market

    Published 14 August 2014 | viewed 4,632 times

    Last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) weekly petroleum status report delivered more bad news to the crude oil market, but the EiA’s long-term…

  • A Shift in Sentiment for October Gasoline Futures?

    Published 07 August 2014 | viewed 9,115 times

    Gasoline Futures OutlookThis week’s technical chart pattern and a slight change in the fundamentals may be indications of an impending shift in sentiment for October…

  • Oil & Gasoline Market Summaries – 1st August 2014

    Published 01 August 2014 | viewed 4,324 times

    Gasoline FuturesNearby Gasoline futures continued their sell-off this week. The market is now trading below 2.8261, or less than 62% of its 2014 range. The…

  • Oil Futures and the Equity markets

    Published 13 June 2014 | viewed 3,321 times

    Last week’s article dealt with finding a good entry price for highly rated oil company stocks that appeared to be overpriced. The strategy was to…

  • Using Technical Analysis to Identify Valid Buying Opportunities

    Published 06 June 2014 | viewed 3,958 times

    If you’re working a value-focused oil stock portfolio, it may be easy to find several services that offer a fundamental view of this type of…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review – 9th May 2014

    Published 09 May 2014 | viewed 6,236 times

    With reports circulating about U.S. crude oil supply near record levels, many traders have been asking “why isn’t the price going down?” The problem could…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 7th February 2014

    Published 07 February 2014 | viewed 12,096 times

    March crude oil futures rose to even for the year, erasing all of the loss from the December 31, 2013 close at $98.55. Positive U.S.…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 31st January 2014

    Published 01 February 2014 | viewed 7,290 times

    Crude oil futures surged this week as traders appeared to be unfazed by a few of the traditional fundamentals that should have curtailed the upside…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 23rd January 2014

    Published 24 January 2014 | viewed 5,977 times

    After two weeks of consolidation, March crude oil futures surged to the upside, changing the main trend to up on the daily chart, but making…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 17th January 2014

    Published 17 January 2014 | viewed 5,779 times

    February crude oil consolidated on the weekly chart last week, suggesting the market may be poised for another short-covering rally. Based on the short-term range…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 10th January 2014

    Published 10 January 2014 | viewed 7,296 times

    After the sell-off in crude oil the week-ending January 3, one would have thought that technically oversold trading conditions would have triggered the start of…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 3rd January 2014

    Published 02 January 2014 | viewed 6,192 times

    February crude oil futures sold off sharply the week-ending January 2. The selling pressure drove the market through a December bottom at $96.52, turning the…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 20th December 2013

    Published 19 December 2013 | viewed 6,381 times

    February crude oil futures fluctuated between gains and losses this week as investors reacted to the latest economic reports and the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 13th December 2013

    Published 13 December 2013 | viewed 5,442 times

    February Crude Oil futures rallied for a second consecutive week, however, the weak follow-through to the upside indicates that the move was most likely triggered…

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