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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

  • Why The Latest Rally Needs To Be Sold

    Published 30 March 2015 | viewed 1,008 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 3,662 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 4,429 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 4,176 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 3,991 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 4,178 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 3,925 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…

  • Are You Asking The Wrong Question?

    Published 09 February 2015 | viewed 3,726 times

    A massive rally in the oil market starting last Friday has everyone asking whether oil has bottomed. As for me, I’m not sure that’s the…

  • Oil Market Blood Bath Has A Long Way To Go

    Published 30 January 2015 | viewed 7,071 times

    Another Wednesday, another big build in domestic crude stocks, sending oil prices swooning again. Prices retreated another 3% to under $45 a barrel. Two majors,…

  • Desperate Times Yield Fantastic Opportunities

    Published 23 January 2015 | viewed 4,236 times

    Thursday’s ECB announcement from Mario Draghi gave everyone in the stock market continued hope – with 60b Euros of bond buying power, the stock markets…

  • Bottom Fishing In Oil’s Stormy Seas

    Published 16 January 2015 | viewed 4,388 times

    Calling a bottom in oil is a fool’s errand. What’s more important here is in trying to gauge how oil will trade AFTER it finds…

  • The Carry Trade Returns

    Published 09 January 2015 | viewed 3,845 times

    In 2008, as money rushed out of the oil market and prices continued to collapse, a bottom for oil was nearly impossible to find. But…

  • Basic Arithmetic Letting Oil Companies Down

    Published 19 December 2014 | viewed 3,267 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 3,795 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 3,680 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 3,877 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 3,212 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 3,189 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 3,859 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 6,239 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…