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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

  • Expert Commentary: A Record Setting Week In Energy

    Published 18 November 2018 | viewed 5,727 times

    It was a record setting week in the energy complex with crude oil posting one of its biggest declines since the price collapse in 2014…

  • Natural Gas Soars As Crude Enters Bear Market

    Published 10 November 2018 | viewed 15,791 times

    This week has been the tale of two markets. One being driven lower by a gradual shift in the fundamentals to bearish, the other driven…

  • Crude Recovery Hinges On U.S.-China Trade Deal

    Published 04 November 2018 | viewed 12,709 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures opened the new month under pressure, continuing the assault on prices that began on the third day of…

  • The Real Reason For The Big Sell Off In Oil

    Published 28 October 2018 | viewed 23,937 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil futures are set to finish lower for the third straight week. What began as a simple pullback in a…

  • Can We Expect A Rebound Rally Next Week?

    Published 21 October 2018 | viewed 20,754 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and International-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday after a steep sell-off the past two sessions. The markets…

  • Why The Oil Rally Is Slowing Down

    Published 28 September 2018 | viewed 7,554 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to post solid gains for the week. The market continue to…

  • Determining The Sweet Spot For Crude Oil

    Published 21 September 2018 | viewed 7,165 times

    U.S. November West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark December Brent crude oil are poised to close higher for the week. Furthermore, both futures contracts are in…

  • Oil Prices Trend Upward In “Fragile” Market

    Published 14 September 2018 | viewed 6,734 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to close higher for the week. Most of the gains occurred…

  • Hedge Funds Turn Bullish Amid Minor Correction

    Published 07 September 2018 | viewed 6,034 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures posted a volatile two-sided trade this week before turning decisively lower for the week. Volume was light at…

  • Upside Bias Lifts Oil Prices

    Published 31 August 2018 | viewed 5,468 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to finish the week nearly 5 percent higher although on a weak note due…

  • Oil Markets Walk A Tightrope

    Published 24 August 2018 | viewed 7,004 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher on Friday. The market is also in a position to post a higher close on…

  • Demand Pitfalls, High Supply Threaten Long-Term Trend

    Published 17 August 2018 | viewed 5,659 times

    Despite rebounding on Thursday and early Friday, October West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are heading for a third consecutive weekly decline and its sixth…

  • Trade War Fears Could Keep WTI Under $70

    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 4,648 times

    September U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures oil is poised to finish the week about 2.40 percent lower with most of the week’s loss…

  • Crude Oil Is Stuck At $70

    Published 03 August 2018 | viewed 9,807 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close flat-to-slightly higher this week. The market was set to close lower for…

  • Bullish News Fails To Incite Oil Rally

    Published 27 July 2018 | viewed 5,694 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading slightly lower early Friday after posting three straight days of gains. Even with the small setback,…

  • Oversupply Concerns Plague Crude Markets

    Published 20 July 2018 | viewed 5,902 times

    September West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close lower for the week despite clawing back most of its weekly loss…

  • Technical Analysis: Was This Just A Correction?

    Published 13 July 2018 | viewed 6,928 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil plunged earlier in the week on worries that escalating trade tensions between the United States and China could hurt…

  • Why Oil Prices Failed To Hit $80

    Published 06 July 2018 | viewed 32,550 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to post a technically bearish closing price reversal top on the weekly chart. While…

  • There’s Not A Lot Of Room For Error In Oil Markets

    Published 29 June 2018 | viewed 6,646 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil are in a position to finish the week, month and quarter sharply higher. This quite a…

  • Oil Rises On OPEC’s Production Decision

    Published 22 June 2018 | viewed 8,580 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate is trading higher on Friday after OPEC and other major oil producers agreed on oil production levels starting from July. The…

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