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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

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

    Published 25 February 2017 | viewed 2,151 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 2,686 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 654 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 4,376 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 5,831 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…

  • Follow The Big Money In The Shale Patch

    Published 21 January 2017 | viewed 3,743 times

    This last week, we’d have to say that many of the mini-majors, as well as one mega-major, just ran out of patience with this oil…

  • These Downstream Companies Are Poised For Gains This Year

    Published 14 January 2017 | viewed 3,481 times

    Watching the Rex Tillerson confirmation hearings, I’m wondering how his move as the head of the State department, should he be confirmed, would impact oil…

  • The Natural Gas Play To Start The Year

    Published 07 January 2017 | viewed 9,791 times

    For most of 2016, we searched for value in oil stocks, while ignoring natural gas. But while I believe oil stocks will have a great…

  • Coal And Natural Gas Poised For Gains In 2017

    Published 24 December 2016 | viewed 6,493 times

    We’ve done exceedingly well in 2016 trading oil stocks – but as we move to 2017, we need to take a look at where to…

  • This Is The Time To Pick Up Oil Stocks

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 4,761 times

    If you needed a better invitation to get long oil stocks for the next two years, the naming of Exxon Mobil (XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson…

  • Global Energy Advisory December 16th 2016

    Published 17 December 2016 | viewed 4,742 times

    Politics, Geopolitics & Conflict • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State, sparking outrage on all sides of…

  • A Real Opportunity For An Oil Price Recovery

    Published 11 December 2016 | viewed 20,299 times

    The OPEC production agreement, which we called correctly, has already helped hoist the profitable oil stocks we held, but what about 2017? One way I’ve…

  • A Real Opportunity For An Oil Price Recovery

    Published 10 December 2016 | viewed 4,579 times

    The OPEC production agreement, which we called correctly, has already helped hoist the profitable oil stocks we held, but what about 2017? One way I’ve…

  • How To Trade The OPEC Deal

    Published 03 December 2016 | viewed 3,936 times

    OPEC delivered a very substantial production cut on Wednesday in Vienna, and first, I need to take a victory lap: – I was one of…

  • How To Play The OPEC Production Cut

    Published 26 November 2016 | viewed 6,359 times

    We’ve been trying to leverage what we’re convinced will be a substantial OPEC accord on Wednesday, November 30th, and spent the last several columns outlining…

  • Why You Should Expect A Substantial OPEC Deal

    Published 19 November 2016 | viewed 4,777 times

    OPEC ministers are again meeting, this time in Doha, but haven’t yet showed a sign of a sweeping deal that could come out of Vienna…

  • It’s Too Early To Draw Conclusions From Trump’s Energy Policy

    Published 12 November 2016 | viewed 2,974 times

    It'd be easier if I were an expert in something other than energy – that'd make the forecasting of which stocks will benefit under a…

  • Hold Off On Energy Stocks Until After The Elections

    Published 05 November 2016 | viewed 3,652 times

    We’re seeing oil stock prices come down along with oil prices themselves, to targets that we had established long ago as worthwhile spots at which…

  • Why Are Refiners Still Underperforming?

    Published 29 October 2016 | viewed 3,221 times

    During this oil bust, one sub-sector of energy should have been raking it in – the refiners – and yet their stocks have remained relatively…

  • What Saudi Bonds Say About Where Oil Is Headed

    Published 22 October 2016 | viewed 4,865 times

    The Saudis have floated their first sovereign bonds, a $17.5 billion dollar offering that was more than 6 times oversubscribed. This bond issuance gives us…

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