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Dan Dicker

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013

Dan Dicker

Biography

Dan Dicker is a 25 year veteran of the New York Mercantile Exchange where he traded crude oil, natural gas, unleaded gasoline and heating oil futures contracts.

Dan is one of the world's leading energy market analysts and has been incredibly successful over the years generating exceptional returns for individual investors, professional traders, and institutions with his unique insights that enable him to find value in exploration & production, refining and other energy sector stocks.

Latest articles from Dan

  • Why Well Efficiency Is Overvalued

    Published 27 August 2016 | viewed 2,056 times

    When investing in energy companies, or anything else for that matter, we’re playing a bit of a game. There’s tons of information out there coming…

  • Why Investors Shouldn’t Believe The OPEC Rumors

    Published 21 August 2016 | viewed 7,462 times

    We’ve entered the twilight zone in oil, where rumors and financial moves in outer markets are affecting oil and the stocks we’ve accumulated, making trading…

  • Why This Is Not The Time To Chase Oil Stocks

    Published 20 August 2016 | viewed 2,988 times

    We’ve entered the twilight zone in oil, where rumors and financial moves in outer markets are affecting oil and the stocks we’ve accumulated, making trading…

  • Refiners: A Bankable Energy Play

    Published 13 August 2016 | viewed 2,263 times

    The sub-sectors of energy are where big money is made in trading oil stocks – we must decide where the next move will be and…

  • Is There More Value In Natural Gas?

    Published 05 August 2016 | viewed 3,896 times

    I’m looking to make only some small tweaks to our investments in this lazy month of August. It is a time I’ve tried to avoid…

  • Ignore Low Volume Market Zig-Zags In August

    Published 30 July 2016 | viewed 2,077 times

    Heading into August, the smartest advice I’ve taken has been to back away from markets. Volumes are weak, interest is small (particularly in an election…

  • Why Is There A Gasoline Glut?

    Published 23 July 2016 | viewed 3,113 times

    Have you tried to drive anywhere recently? I mean, have you just gotten in your car, not necessarily at rush hour either, and tried to…

  • What You Missed In The Wood Mackenzie Report

    Published 16 July 2016 | viewed 3,478 times

    The latest report from Wood Mackenzie on U.S. and other non-OPEC oil exploration and production into 2025 is worthy of a very deep dive, because…

  • More Pain To Come For Oilfield Services

    Published 09 July 2016 | viewed 4,165 times

    So, here we are, biding our time with our core oil portfolio, watching oil idle in the mid-$40’s and as the John Mayer song goes,…

  • It’s Time To Pick Up Some NatGas Stocks

    Published 02 July 2016 | viewed 5,706 times

    Concentrating as we have on oil and the ongoing recovery in certain oily E+P’s, we’ve kind of ignored natural gas for the most part –…

  • What To Do Next?

    Published 25 June 2016 | viewed 2,310 times

    We’ve benefited from a fairly strong oil market, resulting in an energy subsector that has been outperforming the stock indexes for the past several weeks.…

  • Choosing The Winner In U.S. Shale

    Published 18 June 2016 | viewed 4,833 times

    Now that oil is backing away marginally from its $50 level, there has been an equal retracement in the price of energy stocks with it.…

  • A Rare Opportunity In Natural Gas

    Published 11 June 2016 | viewed 6,311 times

    Natural Gas has been rallying along with oil, but I have still preferred to stay away from investing in it, as the gluts that plague…

  • OPEC’s Latest Failure Creates Opportunities For Traders

    Published 05 June 2016 | viewed 5,305 times

    No one should be surprised at the outcome of the latest OPEC meeting, which was only hastily scheduled after the disastrous non-event that occurred in…

  • Inevitable OPEC Failure Provides Opportunity To Buy

    Published 04 June 2016 | viewed 3,239 times

    No one should be surprised at the outcome of the latest OPEC meeting, which was only hastily scheduled after the disastrous non-event that occurred in…

  • Why It’s Still A Great Time To Pick Up Oil Stocks

    Published 28 May 2016 | viewed 2,664 times

    As Brent oil touched $50 a barrel today for the first time since November of 2015, we've banked a lot of profit in our core…

  • Where To Invest As Oil Turns Around

    Published 21 May 2016 | viewed 3,010 times

    I feel like Bush 41, advising to ‘stay the course’ as the oil markets continue to roil. We’re on the right track, identifying and investing…

  • Can Iran And Saudi Arabia’s Production Claims Be Believed?

    Published 07 May 2016 | viewed 11,259 times

    It's always the ultimate test when trading oil stocks – what to believe and what not to believe. Normally, you take earnings season with a…

  • Can Iran And Saudi Arabia Production Claims Be Believed?

    Published 07 May 2016 | viewed 3,425 times

    It's always the ultimate test on trading oil stocks – what to believe and what not to believe. Normally, you take earnings season with a…

  • Hold Out On Those Long Term Stock Picks

    Published 29 April 2016 | viewed 2,907 times

    It’s not quite time for a victory lap, but some credit should come from an oil market that has clearly seen its lows and has…

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