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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

  • Oil Prices And Producers Trapped In Limbo

    Published 26 June 2015 | viewed 3,142 times

    Crude oil has hovered near $60 a barrel since May, a useless price for investors. This uneasy equilibrium needs to be broken before any good…

  • Little To No Value In Oilfield Services Yet

    Published 19 June 2015 | viewed 2,818 times

    I’ve got deadlines – and a new set of columns to be written about the energy space every week. These days that’s tough, because there’s…

  • A Timely Bakken Play At A Discount

    Published 12 June 2015 | viewed 3,141 times

    In the disaster that continues for independent shale oil producers, some brief moments of sunlight peek through. And right now, one of those moments is…

  • Where Oil Price Bulls Should Be Looking

    Published 05 June 2015 | viewed 3,325 times

    In today’s low priced oil climate, there is a lot of opportunity in many parts of the O&G market. This opportunity has led to a…

  • Where The Long-Term Money Is In Oil

    Published 29 May 2015 | viewed 3,974 times

    It's open warfare on the oil stocks. They've all been painted with a black brush and the worst splotches have been sprayed by hedge fund…

  • What Does Exxon Know That We Don’t?

    Published 22 May 2015 | viewed 4,827 times

    Forecasts from the IEA and Goldman Sachs this week are trying to say that crude barrels are still overpriced – but the market isn’t listening.…

  • Two Of The Best Short-Term Plays Right Now

    Published 15 May 2015 | viewed 2,525 times

    We need an updated strategy if we’re staying in the oil game. Not a new one, mind you – the plan I’ve laid out for…

  • Trashing The Shale Business Model

    Published 08 May 2015 | viewed 3,014 times

    This Einhorn thing has me a bit spooked, no doubt about it. At the Sohn conference, the master of the Greenlight hedge fund trashed the…

  • Is It Time To Get Back In?

    Published 30 April 2015 | viewed 3,691 times

    This is getting frustrating. Oil stocks are acting like there’s a bull market in force, or soon to be in force – yet oil is…

  • Readjusting Targets And Preparing For The Next Oil Boom

    Published 24 April 2015 | viewed 4,058 times

    Nothing in the past two weeks has changed my outlook on oil and oil stocks in that I believe this 'bust' cycle which started in…

  • The Difference Disciplined Trading Makes

    Published 17 April 2015 | viewed 2,479 times

     I love it when the trolls come out of hiding, as they have this last week, specifically to rag me for ‘missing’ the last rally…

  • Exxon Not In Any Rush To Follow Shell’s Strategy

    Published 10 April 2015 | viewed 3,482 times

    Royal Dutch Shell's (RDS) $70 billion bid for U.K.-based BG Group, one of the largest buyouts in the energy space in decades, raises more questions…

  • Not Yet Time To Get Back Into Oil

    Published 03 April 2015 | viewed 5,214 times

    Oil stocks are finding some strength this week, even as oil prices remain lagged under $50 a barrel. I see investors again trying to pick…

  • Why The Latest Rally Needs To Be Sold

    Published 30 March 2015 | viewed 3,173 times

    Oil prices breached the $50 mark on Thursday as Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states deployed airstrikes into Yemen in defense of the Sunni leadership…

  • Exports Looking More Likely

    Published 20 March 2015 | viewed 4,401 times

    How quickly has the oil market has changed? Since November of last year, oil predictions have run the gamut from complete wipeout to $20 a…

  • Investors Should Beware The Fracklog

    Published 13 March 2015 | viewed 4,952 times

    "Fracklog” is the latest term running around the oil world, a new game that oil producers are playing to try and outlast temporarily depressed oil…

  • Don’t Chase The Oil Trade Yet

    Published 06 March 2015 | viewed 4,481 times

    A bit of a conundrum going on in oil these days, as money continues to pour into energy companies and their bonds, mostly through fully…

  • The Two Great Survivors In Offshore

    Published 27 February 2015 | viewed 4,297 times

    Thursday morning saw a tremendous spike in share prices of the two biggest deepwater drilling rig owners, Transocean (RIG) and Seadrill (SDRL). After so many…

  • One Player That’s Not Headed Off A Cliff

    Published 20 February 2015 | viewed 4,469 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 4,213 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…

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