James Hyerczyk
James Hyerczyk
James A. Hyerczyk has worked as a fundamental and technical financial market analyst since 1982. James began his career in Chicago as a futures market analyst for floor traders at the CBOT and the CME, and have been providing quality analysis for professional traders for 36 years. His technical work features the pattern, price and time analysis techniques of W.D. Gann. James holds a B.A. in Business Administration from St. Xavier University and an M.S. in Financial Markets and Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology. 
Contact:jameshyerczyk@fxempire.com

Recent Activities

  • Crude Oil

    OPEC Production Increase Will Not Be Enough to Avoid Shortfall

    August West Texas Intermediate and September Brent crude oil futures contracts spiked to the upside after OPEC agreed to a modest increase in production to cover output losses from Venezuela and Iraq at a time when rising global demand put the market dangerously close to a short-fall.The deal was reached

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  • E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index

    E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index (NQ) Futures Technical Analysis – June 22, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index futures are trading better shortly before the cash market opening. Buyers are trying to recover from yesterday’s closing price reversal top and subsequent confirmation earlier today.Daily September E-mini NASDAQ-100 IndexDaily Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the daily swing chart. A trade through 7358.50

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  • E-mini S&P 500 Index

    E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – June 22, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini S&P 500 Index futures are trading higher shortly before the cash market opening. The market is recovering nicely from Thursday’s late session sell-off.Daily September E-mini S&P 500 IndexDaily Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the daily swing Chart. However, momentum is trending lower. A trade through

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  • E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average

    E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – June 22, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are trading higher shortly before the cash market opening. The move is being fueled by technical buying following the test of a major retracement zone on Thursday.Daily September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial AverageDaily Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the daily

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  • Crude Oil

    Crude Oil Price Update – Trend Changes to Up on Move Through $67.03

    August West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures are trading higher on short-covering and position-squaring ahead of the start of the 2-day OPEC meeting in Vienna. Due to the uncertainty over the outcome of the meeting, most major players are sitting on the sidelines today.A consensus of traders believe that OPEC

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  • Comex Gold

    Gold Price Futures (GC) Technical Analysis – June 22, 2018 Forecast

    August Comex Gold futures are trading slightly better on Friday. There was a slight follow-through to the upside earlier in the session.Traders are reacting to a weaker U.S. Dollar and lower Treasury yields. For the first time in several weeks, gold traders were also showing some reaction to geopolitical concerns

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  • EUR/USD

    EUR/USD Mid-Session Technical Analysis for June 22, 2018

    The EUR/USD is trading higher on Friday. The Forex pair followed through to the upside earlier in the session, confirming yesterday’s closing price reversal bottom and signaling a shift in momentum to the upside.We could see some volatility at 1345 GMT with the release of the Flash Manufacturing PMI and

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  • Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Position-Squaring Ahead of OPEC Meeting Boosting Prices

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading higher shortly before the regular session opening on Friday. Traders are saying that short-covering and position-squaring is driving the price action, heading into today’s OPEC meeting in Vienna later in the day, after almost a month of selling

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  • Comex Gold

    Price of Gold Fundamental Daily Forecast – Investors Finally Showing Some Reaction to Geopolitical Events

    Gold futures are actually showing signs of life after hitting their lowest level since December 13 on Thursday. The price action actually suggests the first real reaction to geopolitical tensions in weeks.Helping to trigger the short-covering rally in gold was the massive sell-off in the U.S. Dollar, which tumbled from

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  • Natural Gas

    Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Strengthens Over $2.985, Weakens Under $2.967

    Natural gas futures posted a volatile, two-sided trade on Thursday as investors reacted to weather reports and fresh data from the government on supply, before settling only slightly better.On Thursday, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that domestic supplies of natural gas rose by 91 billion cubic feet (Bcf) for

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  • Japanese Yen

    USD/JPY Fundamental Daily Forecast – Safe-Haven Demand Pressuring Dollar/Yen

    Safe-haven demand drove the Dollar/Yen lower on Thursday as investors reacted to a steep sell-off in U.S. equity markets and a drop in U.S. Treasury yields. The catalysts behind the moves were increased worries over the trade conflict between the US and China, and weaker-than-expected U.S. manufacturing data.On Friday, these

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  • AUD/USD and NZD/USD Fundamental Daily Forecast – Falling U.S. Treasury Yields Underpinning Aussie, Kiwi

    The Australian and New Zealand Dollars posted strong rebound rallies on Thursday after a broad-based sell-off by the U.S. Dollar. The greenback was pressured after escalating trade tensions drove investors into the safety of U.S. Treasurys. This drove down yields, making the U.S. Dollar a less attractive investment.Aussie and Kiwi

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  • U.S. Dollar

    Weak Philly Fed Data Crushes Dollar, Raises Concerns Over Tariff Impact on Economy

    The U.S. Dollar tumbled against a basket of currencies on Thursday, mostly in reaction to a report showing weak U.S. manufacturing data. The U.S. Dollar index surged to an 11-month high early in the session, but then broke sharply throughout the day after the Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s gauge of U.S.

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  • E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index

    E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index (NQ) Futures Technical Analysis – June 21, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini NASDAQ-100 Index futures are trading higher during the pre-market session on Thursday. Earlier in the session, the market rallied to 7358.50, but has since given back more than half of the early gains. This may be a sign that the selling is greater than the buying at current

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  • E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average

    E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average (YM) Futures Analysis – June 21, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average futures are trading only slightly better during the pre-market session. Of the three major indexes, the Dow is the weakest.Daily September E-mini Dow Jones Industrial AverageDaily Swing Chart Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the daily swing chart. However, momentum is trending

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  • E-mini S&P 500 Index

    E-mini S&P 500 Index (ES) Futures Technical Analysis – June 21, 2018 Forecast

    September E-mini S&P 500 Index futures are trading higher during the pre-market session. Increased demand for risky assets is helping to generate today’s early upside momentum.Daily September E-mini S&P 500 IndexDaily Swing Chart Technical AnalysisThe main trend is up according to the daily swing chart. A trade through 2796.00 will

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  • EUR/USD

    EUR/USD Mid-Session Technical Analysis for June 21, 2018

    Rising Treasury yields and increased demand for risk is helping to put downside pressure on the EUR/USD shortly after the European opening. U.S. Treasury yields are rising as investors shed their safe haven positions in reaction to the easing of tensions over a trade war between the United States and

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  • Natural Gas

    Natural Gas Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Underpinned by Forecasts Calling for Above-Average Temperatures

    Natural gas futures rose on Wednesday on a warmer-than-average weather forecast. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to remain above-average throughout most of the country over the next six to 10 days.The above-average temperatures are expected to continue through June which should lead to increased cooling demand.

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  • Comex Gold

    Price of Gold Fundamental Daily Forecast – Demand for Risk, Strong Dollar, Rising Yields Pressuring Gold

    Gold is under pressure early Thursday with the selling led by increased demand for higher risk assets, a rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a stronger U.S. Dollar.At 0612 GMT, August Comex Gold futures are trading $1265.00, down $9.50 or -0.75%. If the downside momentum continues, we could see a

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  • Crude Oil

    Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – Prices Dip Slightly on Reports Iran May Agree to Small Production Hike

    U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil settled sharply higher as investors continued to position themselves ahead of a key meeting of OPEC producers that may decide to increase global output. Traders primarily ignored the weekly U.S. Energy Information Administration’s inventories report that showed mixed results.Volatility was the

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GBP/USD
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Gold
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+0.17%
CL
Crude Oil
68.635
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+4.28%
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S&P 500
2763.2
+10.750
+0.39%
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DAX 30
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+72.250
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