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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

  • Where Further Upside For Oil Comes From

    Published 04 March 2017 | viewed 4,249 times

    What did we learn about the crude oil market this week? On the bearish side of the equation, we learned that according to the U.S.…

  • What Does It Take To Move Oil Prices?

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 5,505 times

    It’s been “chop city” this week on the daily April West Texas Intermediate crude oil chart, but the weekly chart continues to look orderly. There…

  • Is This The Right Time To Short Natural Gas?

    Published 18 February 2017 | viewed 4,475 times

    U.S. April Natural gas futures touched a three-month low this week, after the release of a disappointing U.S. government report showed supplies in storage fell…

  • Trading Support/Resistance: A Lost Art

    Published 11 February 2017 | viewed 3,805 times

    Some traders will tell you that March West Texas Intermediate crude oil had a volatile week. If you look at the price swings over a…

  • Too Many Longs Spoil The Breakout

    Published 04 February 2017 | viewed 4,501 times

    March West Texas Intermediate crude oil ended January with a whimper, but showed promise early February with a spike to the upside, but this attempted…

  • The Waiting Game Is On – When To Expect A Breakout?

    Published 28 January 2017 | viewed 4,680 times

    March West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil futures are trading inside last week’s and the previous week’s range, suggesting investor indecision and impending volatility. Since the…

  • Bulls Willing To Play Waiting Game In NatGas

    Published 21 January 2017 | viewed 4,581 times

    With the end of the month coming up and the last full month of winter right around the corner, let’s take a look at the…

  • Prepare For Bearish News As OPEC Meets Next Week

    Published 14 January 2017 | viewed 5,417 times

    It’s been an up and down week for crude oil futures with the price action playing out as expected. Going into the new year, we…

  • Oil Capped Until OPEC Brings Evidence Of Output Cuts

    Published 07 January 2017 | viewed 6,711 times

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude oil finished 2016 higher in what can best be described as a tumultuous trade. After a break early in the…

  • NatGas: This Is The Line In The Sand For Bulls And Bears

    Published 24 December 2016 | viewed 6,420 times

    March natural gas futures closed Thursday’s session lower, but still in a position to post a gain for the week. I didn’t think I’d be…

  • Nat Gas Traders Focused On Weather Not Demand

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 9,229 times

    Natural gas futures had a volatile week that began with a gap lowering opening on Monday, December 12. Despite the threat of extremely cold temperatures…

  • Without Catalyst, Oil Remains Range-Bound

    Published 10 December 2016 | viewed 5,063 times

    Early Friday, January crude oil futures are trying to recapture its gains from earlier in the week. After a firm trade on Monday, prices fell…

  • Has The NatGas Rally Come To An End?

    Published 03 December 2016 | viewed 4,247 times

    January Natural Gas futures are set to finish the week sharply higher for a third week after gapping higher on the opening for a second…

  • Big Money Expects OPEC Deal Next Week

    Published 26 November 2016 | viewed 6,758 times

    U.S. WTI January Crude Oil futures are trading higher for the week, but the strong upside bias from earlier in the week has slowed considerably…

  • Oil At A Crossroads Ahead Of OPEC’s Vienna Meeting

    Published 19 November 2016 | viewed 5,467 times

    Crude oil futures traders experienced high intraday volatility and a two-sided trade most of the week as expectations of an OPEC deal to limit production…

  • Oil Awaits OPEC Action As Markets Digest Trump’s Unexpected Win

    Published 12 November 2016 | viewed 4,406 times

    December WTI Crude Oil futures posted a two-sided trade this week as investors reacted to the traditional fundamentals and to the election of Donald Trump…

  • Will Oil Prices Break Support Levels?

    Published 05 November 2016 | viewed 5,730 times

    Crude Oil futures are in a position to post a huge loss this week on renewed concerns over the global supply glut and as investors…

  • Can Crude, NatGas Break Out Of Their Range?

    Published 29 October 2016 | viewed 3,789 times

    Both December Crude Oil and December Natural Gas markets are experiencing weakness at this time for various reasons. Crude oil, for example, has been pressured…

  • Crude At A Crossroads: Is A Reversal Top In The Making?

    Published 22 October 2016 | viewed 5,587 times

    Since late September, the U.S. Dollar and crude oil have been rallying simultaneously with traders seemingly ignoring the typical relationship between the two assets. Since…

  • Are Crude And Gasoline Looking At A Short-Term Top?

    Published 15 October 2016 | viewed 3,759 times

    Crude oil and natural gas futures posted volatile moves this week that may be setting up another sharp rise to the upside, or a corrective…

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