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Dan Dicker

Dan Dicker

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013


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

  • Fundamentals Are Lost, But Upside Visible For Oil

    Published 30 January 2016 | viewed 4,330 times

    The oil market has become nothing but a rumor mill – rumors of Fed hikes to come, or even Fed cuts – and, over the…

  • When Oil Will Bottom: The Most Important Column I've Ever Written

    Published 22 January 2016 | viewed 13,092 times

    Everyone’s now pretty well convinced that the collapse in oil prices is a disaster for stocks, something I’ve been trying to convince people of since…

  • Facing The Reality Of A Bear Market

    Published 16 January 2016 | viewed 3,807 times

    Oil's been in a bear market for more than a year – we've known that. But now the stock market is entering its own bear…

  • Picking The Survivor In A Battered Oil Market

    Published 09 January 2016 | viewed 4,809 times

    Oil markets have followed equity markets this week into free fall, dropping to $32 – a repeat of the lows of 2009. We're now at…

  • Deepwater Looks Shaky In 2016

    Published 02 January 2016 | viewed 3,363 times

    Is it over yet? 2015 will certainly go down as the worst year for energy stocks since 2008 – that is unless 2016 beats it…

  • A Year In Review – Lessons Learned From Trading Oil In 2015

    Published 18 December 2015 | viewed 3,651 times

    The time has come for an end of the year trading round-up – how we did with actual trades and what we can learn for…

  • Dealing With The New Oil Price Reality

    Published 11 December 2015 | viewed 3,561 times

    You cannot go long on oil here. But I also think it's impossible to be short. What that leaves us with, as we're trying to…

  • Kinder Morgan Still A Buy Amid The Panic

    Published 04 December 2015 | viewed 3,558 times

    Kinder Morgan is a buy today, as the shares are being sold in a panic. First – let’s talk about panic. Because I’ve gotten more…

  • It Can’t Get Much Worse; Now’s The Time To Buy

    Published 20 November 2015 | viewed 4,349 times

    From a fundamental view, it probably couldn't get worse for oil. Stockpiles have added 33 million barrels in the last 8 weekly reports, prices are…

  • It’s Always Darkest Before The Dawn

    Published 13 November 2015 | viewed 3,754 times

    The trading environment is brutal, there’s no denying it. Slowing Chinese growth and impending Fed rate hikes make playing the market a crap game, with…

  • Stay Away From MLPs For The Time Being

    Published 06 November 2015 | viewed 2,702 times

    In 2008, as oil was moving through its lows of $32 a barrel, there was obvious carnage going on in the stocks of oil companies.…

  • The Top Three ‘Survivor’ U.S. E&Ps;

    Published 30 October 2015 | viewed 2,471 times

    It's earnings time again in the energy world, a time I normally ignore as a 'known known' of financial information and corporate self-promotion. But this…

  • Why Investors Should Take “Lower For Longer” Seriously

    Published 24 October 2015 | viewed 2,450 times

    There have been some interesting outcroppings from the long down-cycle in oil prices. The weakening of oil companies and their shift in focus from maximizing…

  • Key Points When Planning For The Rebound

    Published 16 October 2015 | viewed 2,689 times

    As a professional trader, I depend upon having a plan. One of the only things that sets me apart and gives me any advantage in…

  • One Of The Safest Bets In Energy Right Now

    Published 09 October 2015 | viewed 2,457 times

    By now, the proposed merger of Baker Hughes (BHI) and Halliburton (HAL) is not news. Yet despite a deal that shareholders on both sides are…

  • Hesitation Could Cost You Dearly Right Now

    Published 02 October 2015 | viewed 1,949 times

    A week of very difficult market conditions calls for another macro view on the energy sector – and a further emphasis on my recommendation of…

  • What These Five Companies Can Tell Us About The Oil Space

    Published 25 September 2015 | viewed 3,349 times

    I'd like to follow up today on several stocks that I know interest you and have interested me in the past. My readers know the…

  • Ignore OPEC And Goldman, It’s Time For A Reality Check

    Published 18 September 2015 | viewed 7,475 times

    It’s stunning how behind the times the analysts can be.It is, in fact, the one thing to our advantage as independent investors – we care…

  • Why 2016 Will Be A Much Better Year For Energy Investors

    Published 11 September 2015 | viewed 4,159 times

    I've written on how I believe energy stocks will be the leading sector for 2016 and perhaps beyond, but with recent volatility in equity indexes…

  • How To Start Managing Your Long-term Energy Positions

    Published 04 September 2015 | viewed 2,796 times

    If you’ve taken advantage in the last two weeks to begin accumulating a long-term energy position, as I have previously suggested, we need to get…

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