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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

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

    Published 20 November 2015 | viewed 3,079 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 3,416 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 2,370 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 2,206 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 2,190 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 2,445 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 2,274 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 1,754 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 3,194 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 7,298 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 4,009 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 2,695 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…

  • Oil Will Be The Place To Be In 2016 And 2017

    Published 28 August 2015 | viewed 6,594 times

    After insane volatility in oil and oil stocks, a recap on the macro scene in energy and the few specific stocks need updating after this…

  • Time To Buy For The Long Haul

    Published 21 August 2015 | viewed 4,922 times

    Very large macro financial pressures are working on the oil market right now, but I will again reiterate my call that a generational opportunity is…

  • Time To Strike In The Shale Sector

    Published 14 August 2015 | viewed 4,397 times

    There’s been a fascinating turnaround in the oil stocks in the past few days, and we are looking at the seismic rebalancing into energy that…

  • How To Profit From Pessimism

    Published 07 August 2015 | viewed 3,585 times

    This is a trader moment – when you can see everyone run for cover and our opportunity is great. On Wednesday, Chesapeake CEO Robert Lawler…

  • Some Undeniable Value In The Oil Space Right Now

    Published 31 July 2015 | viewed 3,479 times

    A lot to talk about in the oil sector space as many mavens weighed in this week on oil, while the energy sector experienced what…

  • Someone Will Be Back For This Company, So Get In Now

    Published 24 July 2015 | viewed 3,614 times

    The theme of commodity deflation is really becoming the overwhelming signpost for investors today and is getting almost entirely overlooked. In the past week, we’ve…

  • Some Generational Investment Opportunities On The Horizon

    Published 17 July 2015 | viewed 3,614 times

    Oil's great bust cycle is now nearing its one-year anniversary, and the time is now fast approaching when we need to plan for it's inevitable…

  • The Best Play On The Slow Deepwater Rebound

    Published 10 July 2015 | viewed 3,513 times

    The decline in oil prices has had a dramatic effect on many investors’ portfolios, but one sub-sector stands out as being particularly awful; offshore drilling.…

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