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Dan Dicker

Dan Dicker

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013

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

  • One Player That’s Not Headed Off A Cliff

    Published 20 February 2015 | viewed 3,093 times

    EOG Resources, despite their first miss in 8 quarters, has proven again it is best of breed of the shale players with its declared strategy…

  • Things Are Starting To Get Fun Again

    Published 16 February 2015 | viewed 3,671 times

    I was feeling so lonely these past weeks. All alone trying to assess the oil markets, with their wild volatility. Then, suddenly, seemingly every investment…

  • Are You Asking The Wrong Question?

    Published 09 February 2015 | viewed 3,585 times

    A massive rally in the oil market starting last Friday has everyone asking whether oil has bottomed. As for me, I’m not sure that’s the…

  • Oil Market Blood Bath Has A Long Way To Go

    Published 30 January 2015 | viewed 6,933 times

    Another Wednesday, another big build in domestic crude stocks, sending oil prices swooning again. Prices retreated another 3% to under $45 a barrel. Two majors,…

  • Desperate Times Yield Fantastic Opportunities

    Published 23 January 2015 | viewed 4,112 times

    Thursday’s ECB announcement from Mario Draghi gave everyone in the stock market continued hope – with 60b Euros of bond buying power, the stock markets…

  • Bottom Fishing In Oil’s Stormy Seas

    Published 16 January 2015 | viewed 4,259 times

    Calling a bottom in oil is a fool’s errand. What’s more important here is in trying to gauge how oil will trade AFTER it finds…

  • The Carry Trade Returns

    Published 09 January 2015 | viewed 3,721 times

    In 2008, as money rushed out of the oil market and prices continued to collapse, a bottom for oil was nearly impossible to find. But…

  • Basic Arithmetic Letting Oil Companies Down

    Published 19 December 2014 | viewed 3,162 times

    Sesame Street is better at math than the oil companies are right now. Virtually every midsized oil exploration and production company has recently claimed not…

  • The Blood Letting Has Only Just Begun

    Published 12 December 2014 | viewed 3,676 times

    One steady reader of mine has questioned my recent analysis: While being positive on oil up until the break below $82, I’ve now become one…

  • Why Every Oil Rally Needs To Be Sold For The Time Being

    Published 05 December 2014 | viewed 3,564 times

    There’s been some agreement inside the analyst community on oil -- $70 a barrel is not sustainable, in that several producers don’t have the prime…

  • Winners And Losers Of $80 Oil, Part IV

    Published 21 November 2014 | viewed 3,777 times

    For the last few columns on winners and losers of $80 oil, I want to try and construct an investment strategy we can use for…

  • US Shale Winners And Losers – Part Three

    Published 14 November 2014 | viewed 3,091 times

    I think that many people are misreading the purpose of this series on $80 oil winners and losers. Most are looking at the most superficial…

  • US Shale Winners And Losers – Part Two

    Published 07 November 2014 | viewed 3,096 times

    In going over the 3rd quarter reports from the US E+P’s, the report from Continental Resources (CLR) was the most interesting to me. Harold Hamm,…

  • US Shale Winners And Losers

    Published 31 October 2014 | viewed 3,735 times

    US Shale Winners And LosersThis column starts my series on $80 oil and US shale winners and losers. My working thesis is that although oil’s…

  • Oil Price Recovery Will Be Slow, Steady And Painful

    Published 24 October 2014 | viewed 6,044 times

    I’ve been trading oil and learning about oil companies for 30 years, and one thing I can tell you is that the common wisdom about…

  • How Cool Heads Can Prevail In This Panic

    Published 17 October 2014 | viewed 2,103 times

    The oil market’s in freefall, the stock market is in freefall.  You’re taking losses, big losses, in stocks that you bought – not at the…

  • Oil Panic Favors The Bold

    Published 10 October 2014 | viewed 3,906 times

    There’s panic in the air. You can feel it.  The market for oil has been dropping daily, now trading under $85 – under $90 for…

  • Weather The Oil Storm For Real Rewards

    Published 03 October 2014 | viewed 3,415 times

    It’s just perfect, that I would appear on CNBC’s halftime report for the first time in a year and a half predicting much higher oil…

  • Weather Forecast Looks Bright For LNG But I’m Skeptical

    Published 26 September 2014 | viewed 1,977 times

    For a lifetime trader of fossil fuels, it’s been like living in the dark.  I’ve never seen a better market to be long crude oil,…

  • Three Trends Energy Investors Should be Following

    Published 18 September 2014 | viewed 2,267 times

    I don’t spend much time finding very short-term trades, as regular readers know.  Staring at my screens and trying to find a great long-term trade…