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Dan Dicker

Contributor since: 10 Jan 2013

Dan Dicker

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

  • There’s No Strong Fundamental Reason For Oil’s Decline

    Published 03 November 2018 | viewed 20,170 times

    The oil markets continue to be gripped with the continuation of violent selling in the last week, displaying what I can only describe as a…

  • An Energy Investor Roadmap For The Future

    Published 14 September 2018 | viewed 5,902 times

    I’ve been writing for O&E insider for nearly 6 years now. For this last column, I think the best thing would be to try to…

  • Are The Saudis Keeping Oil Prices Suppressed?

    Published 07 September 2018 | viewed 11,046 times

    We've seen very little recently to dissuade us from the thesis of much higher oil prices to come. EIA charts here on oilprice.com consistently show…

  • Ignore The Pullbacks In Oil Prices

    Published 31 August 2018 | viewed 16,486 times

    Oil has been hovering nearer to $65 for the past several weeks, after reaching above $75 during early July. But the few things that have…

  • Is The Aramco IPO Inevitable?

    Published 24 August 2018 | viewed 5,088 times

    The Saudi government said it would halt their plans for an IPO of their State-owned Saudi Aramco oil company, in charge of virtually all Saudi…

  • Buying The Dip In Oil And Gas

    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 12,247 times

    It’s so hard to be consistent as an energy analyst and trader – there’s truly no other sector with so much of the economy riding…

  • Earning Season Could Provide An Opportunity In Shale

    Published 03 August 2018 | viewed 4,556 times

    I truly couldn’t have been more optimistic about oil stocks going into this week’s earnings – and then, seemingly out of the blue, investors decided…

  • When Is The Right Time To Buy Oil Stocks?

    Published 27 July 2018 | viewed 13,506 times

    It’s been frankly impossible to try and trade our energy portfolios while trying to gauge the effects of a very unpredictable Trump administration. For example,…

  • Is The Oil World In Panic Mode?

    Published 22 July 2018 | viewed 70,053 times

    Oil markets have shown tremendous weakness in recent days, losing nearly seven dollars before rallying back a bit on Thursday. What’s causing it? Market analysts…

  • Oil Traders Should Ignore Trump’s OPEC Tweets

    Published 06 July 2018 | viewed 10,205 times

    It’s strange being an oil and energy stock trader these days. Of course, the policies coming from Washington always had an impact on where oil…

  • A Wild Card In Oil Markets

    Published 29 June 2018 | viewed 6,574 times

    This column needs to be somewhat of a hodgepodge of ideas, because the one consistent thesis that has moved our investment needle for the last…

  • How To Trade OPEC’s Production Boost

    Published 22 June 2018 | viewed 6,361 times

    I’ve been waiting for the last minute to write this column, waiting on the decision of OPEC in Vienna this morning. While the final decision…

  • Pullback In Oil Prices Provides An Opportunity

    Published 08 June 2018 | viewed 11,324 times

    The amazing compliance from OPEC members and Russia to production guidelines has drained the surplus from global supplies and brought oil prices up to trade…

  • Where Does Oil Go From Here?

    Published 01 June 2018 | viewed 9,270 times

    This last week, there was immediate wailing from the analysts as soon as the announcement went out that the Saudis and the Russians were discussing…

  • The Best Shale Investment This Summer

    Published 25 May 2018 | viewed 5,238 times

    Three very different news stories dominated the week in energy – let’s look at those and then some oil ideas that might come from them.…

  • The Ideal Moment In Oil Markets

    Published 18 May 2018 | viewed 6,401 times

    There are moments – very very few moments – when a trader feels he’s got the markets pretty well sussed, has his positions all in…

  • What Trump’s Iran Decision Tells Us About Oil Markets

    Published 11 May 2018 | viewed 5,556 times

    There is only one oil story worth concentrating on this week, and the market’s reaction to it tells us so much about our oil positions…

  • Never Trust A Banker About Oil Prices

    Published 06 May 2018 | viewed 19,921 times

    In recent weeks I’ve commented on the powerful bullish forces that have combined in oil and oil stocks and your need to increase your exposure…

  • Reflecting On The Oil Rally

    Published 27 April 2018 | viewed 4,328 times

    A mélange of topics to be covered this week in the column, I cannot pick one that is more valuable than the other, so I’ll…

  • The Bearish Case For Oil Stocks

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 13,509 times

    It’s hard to imagine myself writing a more insightful column than the one I wrote last week on the energy markets and how to play…

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