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Dan Dicker

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013

Dan Dicker

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

  • It’s Not Over For OPEC Just Yet

    Published 26 May 2017 | viewed 2,142 times

    OPEC extended production cuts that were originally agreed in December 2016 for another 9 months, delivering both OPEC members and Russian discipline that will last…

  • This Could Be Oil’s Last Trip Into The $40’s

    Published 21 May 2017 | viewed 36,423 times

    No need to bury the lede in this week’s column: OPEC will extend production guidelines in next week’s meeting in Vienna, and extend them even…

  • This Could Be Oil’s Last Trip Into The $40’s

    Published 19 May 2017 | viewed 7,573 times

    No need to bury the lede in this week’s column: OPEC will extend production guidelines in next week’s meeting in Vienna, and extend them even…

  • North American Oil Stocks: Buy Or Sell?

    Published 12 May 2017 | viewed 3,322 times

    Oil spent the last week in a fast funk before a resurgence of interest sent prices rising back towards $50 this week. As the 1st…

  • U.S. Oil Producers Becoming Increasingly Self-Destructive

    Published 05 May 2017 | viewed 5,193 times

    It’s absolutely maddening watching the first quarter results float in from the large cap energy companies. And the one image I continue see in my…

  • Is Now The Time To Make Long Bets In The Oil Market?

    Published 28 April 2017 | viewed 4,539 times

    Negativity has almost never been as high as I’ve seen it in the past several days for the oil space. And, to be fair, I…

  • Why Brexit, Bombs And Trump Can’t Move Oil Prices

    Published 21 April 2017 | viewed 5,299 times

    2017 hasn’t seen much volatility in oil prices, something we might not have expected with a new administration, a change in Fed policy, Brexit and…

  • Why Oil Markets Are Not Recovering Much Faster

    Published 16 April 2017 | viewed 18,449 times

    For several months, I’ve been trying to reconcile two divergent and counter-intuitive trends in oil, and it’s forced me towards a soberer outlook going forward.…

  • Oil’s Catch-22 That Nobody Saw Coming

    Published 14 April 2017 | viewed 7,741 times

    For several months, I’ve been trying to reconcile two divergent and counter-intuitive trends in oil, and it’s forced me towards a soberer outlook going forward.…

  • U.S. Shale’s Breakeven Myth

    Published 08 April 2017 | viewed 4,950 times

    Most oil analysts have one goal in mind, and it’s not to be right about predicting the future prices of oil. It’s about trying especially…

  • A Rising Star In U.S. Shale?

    Published 01 April 2017 | viewed 4,479 times

    They say that success is easy: All one needs to do is find something that works, and then do it – over and over again.…

  • Are The Survivors Of The Offshore Bust A Buy?

    Published 25 March 2017 | viewed 3,135 times

    I know that many of the oil analysts out there have gone weak on me. Unable to believe in the inevitable re-balancing of the oil…

  • Stop Counting On Oil Contangos

    Published 18 March 2017 | viewed 4,013 times

    In early 2009, I did a segment on CNBC with Erin Burnett and the late Mark Haines, pointing out a way for us to band…

  • Tipping The Balance: The $50 Sweet Spot

    Published 11 March 2017 | viewed 2,203 times

    This week, an update on an investment I recommended last year in late May – Silver Run Acquisitions Corporation, then the SPAC of ex-CEO of…

  • Energy Stocks And The Political Prism

    Published 04 March 2017 | viewed 2,510 times

    As investors, we’ve settled on focusing on well-run independent U.S. shale producers for the core of our holdings, especially those in the Permian basin. Although…

  • As Oil Markets Remain Unpredictable, Permian Is A Solid Bet

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 3,992 times

    Sometimes trading is easy, sometimes it’s not. But certain rules apply at all times: The trend is your friend. Get out of bad trades. When…

  • Turbulent Times Ahead For Refiners

    Published 18 February 2017 | viewed 2,892 times

    The crude markets stayed relatively flat for the last week, as the real battle continued to be waged between the major movers of oil prices.…

  • Is It Still A Good Time To Buy Oil Stocks?

    Published 11 February 2017 | viewed 958 times

    When I was standing shoulder to shoulder with all those other oil day traders on the floor of the NYMEX, once in a while I’d…

  • Take A Trading Pause As Oil Stocks Become Overweight

    Published 04 February 2017 | viewed 4,899 times

    One of the toughest things to do as a trader is nothing. After all, our livelihoods are derived from making trades, not avoiding them. And,…

  • Trump’s Infrastructure Push Is Set To Benefit These Companies

    Published 28 January 2017 | viewed 8,450 times

    Trump’s move this week to restart the building of Keystone XL and the Dakota Access pipelines are an indication of the increasing help infrastructure is…

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