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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 13th December 2013

    Published 13 December 2013 | viewed 6,085 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…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 6th December 2013

    Published 06 December 2013 | viewed 6,877 times

    The technical picture for January Crude Highly has drastically improved since we wrote last week when the market was pressing $91.77. At that time, downside…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 29th November 2013

    Published 29 November 2013 | viewed 5,735 times

    The technical picture for January Crude Oil futures turned gloomy during this holiday week. After three weeks of consolidation, the inability to garner enough upside…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 22nd November 2013

    Published 22 November 2013 | viewed 6,974 times

    After several weeks of consolidation, January crude oil closed in a position to breakout to the upside, as talks between Iran and six other nations…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 15th November 2013

    Published 15 November 2013 | viewed 7,277 times

    January crude oil futures reached a five-month low this week, however, oversold conditions and technical support points stopped the slide, putting the market in a…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 8th November 2013

    Published 08 November 2013 | viewed 6,684 times

    December crude oil futures rose this week, driven higher by oversold technical conditions, uncertainty over the Fed’s timing of its plans to taper monetary stimulus…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 1st November 2013

    Published 01 November 2013 | viewed 7,601 times

    A slew of weak economic data last week and a stronger U.S. Dollar helped pressure December crude oil futures the week-ending November 1. Traders read…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 25th October 2013

    Published 25 October 2013 | viewed 8,001 times

    After several weeks of consolidation, December crude oil futures broke sharply, reflecting the perception that a slowing economy will lead to a drop in demand…

  • Oil Market Forecast & Review 18th October 2013

    Published 18 October 2013 | viewed 6,738 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 6,237 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 6,320 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 7,692 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 7,109 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 7,145 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 8,335 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 8,282 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 6,708 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 7,479 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 6,211 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 8,332 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…

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