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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

  • Winners And Losers Of $80 Oil, Part IV

    Published 21 November 2014 | viewed 839 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 2,185 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 2,188 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 2,887 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 3,950 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 1,822 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 3,237 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 2,573 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 1,750 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 1,763 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 2,311 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 1,539 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 1,697 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 3,302 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 3,779 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 1,930 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 2,279 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…

  • Geopolitics and the Changing Oil Market

    Published 25 July 2014 | viewed 2,284 times

    In the oil markets today there’s a lot to talk about, almost too much.  I have never seen such a disarray of geopolitical influences on…

  • Another Stupid US Energy Policy Decision

    Published 27 June 2014 | viewed 2,060 times

    The recent ruling by the Commerce Department, allowing Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) and Enterprise Product Partners (EPD) to export light ‘condensates’ puts an effective end…

  • Higher Oil Prices Are On The Way

    Published 20 June 2014 | viewed 2,440 times

    For the last week, I had viewed the relative complacency of the oil markets to the latest struggles for control of Iraq as the correct…