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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

  • Basic Arithmetic Letting Oil Companies Down

    Published 19 December 2014 | viewed 992 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 3,078 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 2,997 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 3,361 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 2,730 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 2,687 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 3,365 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 4,920 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 1,907 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 3,495 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 2,847 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 1,816 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 1,897 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…

  • This is the Oil Trade You Should be Making

    Published 11 September 2014 | viewed 2,458 times

    Here it is, in one monumental and telling graph – the point on energy you must remember:Yes, there is demand drop in the US, Europe…

  • Sending the Wrong Message to the Corporate World

    Published 05 September 2014 | viewed 1,587 times

    BP today was found grossly negligent in its connection with the 2010 deepwater horizon disaster.  It is a most surprising result and will continue to…

  • This Large Cap Explorer is Looking Very Attractive

    Published 29 August 2014 | viewed 1,761 times

    In a recent column, I proposed a ‘super spike’ in oil prices – implying a super opportunity continued to exist in the exploration and production…

  • The Coming Super Spike in Oil Prices

    Published 22 August 2014 | viewed 3,481 times

    In 2005, Goldman Sachs oil analyst Arjun Murti wrote of an oil “super spike”, with prices reaching $200 a barrel.  Murti was amazingly prophetic with…

  • Why Oil Prices That “Should” Be Going Higher Are Going Lower

    Published 15 August 2014 | viewed 4,054 times

    The world has changed.  Even two years ago, with a war going on by proxy between Russia and Ukraine, we'd have seen a ten dollar…

  • Is it Time to Buy the Offshore Drillers?

    Published 08 August 2014 | viewed 2,017 times

    A strong earnings report from Transocean (RIG) has everyone understandably wondering:  Is it finally time to buy the offshore drillers?  I have been exceedingly cautious…

  • Time to Batten Down the hatches

    Published 01 August 2014 | viewed 2,350 times

    The CORRECTION:  We’ve all awaited it and I’ve been loath to call it, but too many factors have rolled in at once and its time…