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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 Brexit, Bombs And Trump Can’t Move Oil Prices

    Published 21 April 2017 | viewed 4,931 times

    2017 hasn’t seen much volatility in oil prices, something we might not have expected with a new administration, a change in Fed policy, Brexit and…

  • Why Oil Markets Are Not Recovering Much Faster

    Published 16 April 2017 | viewed 16,496 times

    For several months, I’ve been trying to reconcile two divergent and counter-intuitive trends in oil, and it’s forced me towards a soberer outlook going forward.…

  • Oil’s Catch-22 That Nobody Saw Coming

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 7,497 times

    For several months, I’ve been trying to reconcile two divergent and counter-intuitive trends in oil, and it’s forced me towards a soberer outlook going forward.…

  • U.S. Shale’s Breakeven Myth

    Published 08 April 2017 | viewed 4,790 times

    Most oil analysts have one goal in mind, and it’s not to be right about predicting the future prices of oil. It’s about trying especially…

  • A Rising Star In U.S. Shale?

    Published 01 April 2017 | viewed 4,336 times

    They say that success is easy: All one needs to do is find something that works, and then do it – over and over again.…

  • Are The Survivors Of The Offshore Bust A Buy?

    Published 25 March 2017 | viewed 3,010 times

    I know that many of the oil analysts out there have gone weak on me. Unable to believe in the inevitable re-balancing of the oil…

  • Stop Counting On Oil Contangos

    Published 18 March 2017 | viewed 3,944 times

    In early 2009, I did a segment on CNBC with Erin Burnett and the late Mark Haines, pointing out a way for us to band…

  • Tipping The Balance: The $50 Sweet Spot

    Published 11 March 2017 | viewed 2,141 times

    This week, an update on an investment I recommended last year in late May – Silver Run Acquisitions Corporation, then the SPAC of ex-CEO of…

  • Energy Stocks And The Political Prism

    Published 04 March 2017 | viewed 2,465 times

    As investors, we’ve settled on focusing on well-run independent U.S. shale producers for the core of our holdings, especially those in the Permian basin. Although…

  • As Oil Markets Remain Unpredictable, Permian Is A Solid Bet

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 3,936 times

    Sometimes trading is easy, sometimes it’s not. But certain rules apply at all times: The trend is your friend. Get out of bad trades. When…

  • Turbulent Times Ahead For Refiners

    Published 18 February 2017 | viewed 2,855 times

    The crude markets stayed relatively flat for the last week, as the real battle continued to be waged between the major movers of oil prices.…

  • Is It Still A Good Time To Buy Oil Stocks?

    Published 11 February 2017 | viewed 860 times

    When I was standing shoulder to shoulder with all those other oil day traders on the floor of the NYMEX, once in a while I’d…

  • Take A Trading Pause As Oil Stocks Become Overweight

    Published 04 February 2017 | viewed 4,734 times

    One of the toughest things to do as a trader is nothing. After all, our livelihoods are derived from making trades, not avoiding them. And,…

  • Trump’s Infrastructure Push Is Set To Benefit These Companies

    Published 28 January 2017 | viewed 8,349 times

    Trump’s move this week to restart the building of Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines are an indication of the increasing help infrastructure is…

  • Follow The Big Money In The Shale Patch

    Published 21 January 2017 | viewed 3,878 times

    This last week, we’d have to say that many of the mini-majors, as well as one mega-major, just ran out of patience with this oil…

  • These Downstream Companies Are Poised For Gains This Year

    Published 14 January 2017 | viewed 3,648 times

    Watching the Rex Tillerson confirmation hearings, I’m wondering how his move as the head of the State department, should he be confirmed, would impact oil…

  • The Natural Gas Play To Start The Year

    Published 07 January 2017 | viewed 10,582 times

    For most of 2016, we searched for value in oil stocks, while ignoring natural gas. But while I believe oil stocks will have a great…

  • Coal And Natural Gas Poised For Gains In 2017

    Published 24 December 2016 | viewed 6,609 times

    We’ve done exceedingly well in 2016 trading oil stocks – but as we move to 2017, we need to take a look at where to…

  • This Is The Time To Pick Up Oil Stocks

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 4,854 times

    If you needed a better invitation to get long oil stocks for the next two years, the naming of Exxon Mobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson…

  • Global Energy Advisory December 16th 2016

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 5,353 times

    Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, sparking outrage on all sides of…

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