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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

  • Will Asian Price Cuts Be Enough For OPEC?

    Published 31 October 2014 | viewed 5,221 times

    The crude oil futures market is set to finish October sharply lower, however, the consolidation chart pattern on the daily chart suggests the market may…

  • Vigilance Needed To Determine Extent Of Recent Rally

    Published 24 October 2014 | viewed 3,370 times

    While most investors were focused on the recent volatility in the equity markets and the weakness in the crude oil and natural gas markets, shrewd…

  • Pressure May Remain On Oil Prices

    Published 17 October 2014 | viewed 3,926 times

    Weekly Natural Gas OutlookLast week, December Natural Gas futures traded through the July 28 bottom at 3.877, putting the market in an extremely bearish position.…

  • Crude Oil And Energy Stocks Suffer As Natural Gas Futures Brighten

    Published 10 October 2014 | viewed 6,106 times

    Weekly Crude Oil OutlookSupport for crude oil futures continued to erode last week due to concerns about high supply. Technically, both Brent and West Texas…

  • Natural Gas Futures Outlook – 3rd October 2014

    Published 03 October 2014 | viewed 6,415 times

    With seasonal demand expected to pick-up in late October/early November, now is the perfect time to take a look at the natural gas futures market.…

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

    Published 27 September 2014 | viewed 5,583 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 4,133 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 11,240 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 10,997 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 11,061 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 4,704 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 4,908 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 9,405 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 4,542 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 3,522 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 4,189 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 6,595 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 12,975 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 8,009 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 6,747 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…

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