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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

  • Trade War Fears Could Keep WTI Under $70

    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 5,105 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 10,395 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 6,064 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 6,338 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 7,532 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 33,290 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 7,215 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 9,065 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…

  • Oil At A Crossroads Ahead Of Crucial OPEC Meeting

    Published 15 June 2018 | viewed 5,890 times

    August West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close higher for the week as investors prepare for next week’s OPEC meeting…

  • Expect Choppy Oil Markets Ahead Of The OPEC Meeting

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 6,285 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher early Friday, putting the market in a position to close higher for the week. While…

  • New All-Time High U.S. Output Forces Oil Lower

    Published 01 June 2018 | viewed 5,699 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is in a position to close lower for a second consecutive week. The catalysts behind this week’s selling pressure…

  • Rally Unwinds As Russia, Saudis Aim To Increase Oil Output

    Published 25 May 2018 | viewed 6,850 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude and internationally-favored Brent crude oil are trading sharply lower on Friday, putting the market in a position to finish the…

  • Look To Hedge Funds For A Clue About Oil Prices

    Published 18 May 2018 | viewed 7,109 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are in a position to close higher for the third consecutive week. The market is…

  • Is This Oil Rally Sustainable?

    Published 11 May 2018 | viewed 8,180 times

    July West Texas Intermediate crude oil is in a position to post its highest close since late 2014 on Friday. The rally is being driven…

  • Market Uncertainties Keep Oil Prices Buoyed

    Published 04 May 2018 | viewed 4,458 times

    June West Texas Intermediate crude futures are trading flat-to-lower as we approach the end of the week. Volume has been light all week with traders…

  • The Next Major Catalyst For Oil Prices

    Published 27 April 2018 | viewed 8,234 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil is trading lower early Friday, putting the market in a position to close lower for the week. There is…

  • WTI Trending Up Despite Pullback

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 4,987 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures spiked to their highest level since late 2014 early this week before backing away on profit-taking. The long-term…

  • Oil Traders Forget Fundamentals, Focus On Geopolitics

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 6,463 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate is in a position to post a strong gain this week. The short-term fundamentals continue to be supportive as bullish traders…

  • Trade War Game Confuses Oil Investors

    Published 06 April 2018 | viewed 4,558 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are in a position to close lower for the week. Some of the selling pressure was generated by…

  • Fragile Oil Markets Stabilize On Two-Sided Trading

    Published 30 March 2018 | viewed 4,610 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil posted a two-sided trade this week before closing lower. This week’s trade pitted the bullish traders,…

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