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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 Forecast & Review 18th October 2013

    Published 18 October 2013 | viewed 5,506 times

    After the U.S. government shutdown and threat of a Treasury default held crude oil market participants hostage for half of October, oil speculators finally felt…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 11th October 2013

    Published 11 October 2013 | viewed 4,957 times

    December Crude Oil finished flat for the week after posting a potentially bullish closing price reversal bottom last week. Traders failed to confirm the chart…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 4th October 2013

    Published 04 October 2013 | viewed 5,076 times

    The partial shutdown of the U.S. government this week helped drive crude oil prices lower as investors assessed the possible negative impact of this ordeal…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 27th September 2013

    Published 27 September 2013 | viewed 5,803 times

    Speculators continued to dump crude oil last week. The last of the longs finally realized that an attack on Syria by the U.S. was not…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 20th September 2013

    Published 20 September 2013 | viewed 5,543 times

    November Crude Oil futures traded lower this week, but the market remained inside the broad $100.80 to $111.34 range. Several times this week, the market…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 16th September 2013

    Published 13 September 2013 | viewed 5,905 times

    Although the chart pattern suggested October Crude Oil was set up for the start of a substantial correction, the futures contract rebounded quickly after a…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 6th September 2013

    Published 06 September 2013 | viewed 7,014 times

    October Crude Oil futures traded slightly lower on Thursday because of a stronger dollar, but bearish traders were unable to break the market because of…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 30th August 2013

    Published 30 August 2013 | viewed 7,022 times

    Speculative buyers drove October Crude Oil futures higher this week following reports of an imminent attack on Syria by the United States. On August 27,…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 23rd August 2013

    Published 23 August 2013 | viewed 5,483 times

    October Crude Oil futures failed to follow-through to the upside after last week’s surge took out the recent top at $107.85. The subsequent sell-off suggests…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 16th August 2013

    Published 16 August 2013 | viewed 6,151 times

    Although the chart pattern suggested October Crude Oil was set up for the start of a substantial correction, the futures contract rebounded quickly after a…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 9th August 2013

    Published 09 August 2013 | viewed 4,910 times

    September crude oil futures traded sharply lower last week as long liquidation continued following the previous week’s closing price reversal top on the daily chart.…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 2nd August 2013

    Published 02 August 2013 | viewed 6,731 times

    A combination of events helped drive September crude oil futures higher this week, setting up a potential resumption of the uptrend which came to a…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 26th July 2013

    Published 26 July 2013 | viewed 5,968 times

    Overbought conditions continued to pressure September crude oil futures last week. Prices seemed poised to finish the week sharply lower as speculators pared positions while…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 19th July 2013

    Published 19 July 2013 | viewed 7,252 times

    September Crude Oil futures reached a new high for the year this week, but there was very little follow-through. This is a good sign that…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 12th July 2013

    Published 12 July 2013 | viewed 5,327 times

    September crude oil futures continued to soar this week, proving that last week’s huge rally was no fluke. The market spiked up early in the…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 5th July 2013

    Published 06 July 2013 | viewed 7,234 times

    August crude oil futures regained the long-term resistance line of a triangle chart pattern on July 3, putting it in a position to close higher…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 28th June 2013

    Published 28 June 2013 | viewed 6,593 times

    August crude oil futures bucked the trend in many commodities to post a strong close for the week.  The market was buoyed by signs of…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 21st June 2013

    Published 21 June 2013 | viewed 7,195 times

    August crude oil continued its sharp rally which began two weeks ago when the market successfully held a major pivot zone at $94.32 to $93.13.…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 14th June 2013

    Published 14 June 2013 | viewed 5,709 times

    After a successful test of a short-term retracement zone at $91.88 to $90.56, August Crude Oil futures appear poised to breakout over a downtrend line…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 7th June 2013

    Published 07 June 2013 | viewed 5,847 times

    July crude oil surged last week after finding support slightly below a 50% price level at $91.26. The powerful move to the upside has put…

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