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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

  • Is The Disconnect Between Oil And Oil Stocks Dissolving?

    Published 13 April 2018 | viewed 7,728 times

    I’ve commented for weeks upon the disconnect that continues between the price of oil and the prices of oil stocks. In the past, you could…

  • Minimizing Risk In Volatile Markets

    Published 06 April 2018 | viewed 3,436 times

    Have you been experiencing a sickening feeling? The kind you get when a plane hits some unexpected turbulence, or when the roller coaster you’re on…

  • Look At Oil Majors As The Disconnect Continues

    Published 30 March 2018 | viewed 6,181 times

    As a trader, you can sometimes get so frustrated with the market that you’ll do something impulsive – and stupid. I call this the “Screw…

  • There’s No ‘New Normal’ In Oil Stocks

    Published 23 March 2018 | viewed 5,387 times

    I’ve been following and trading oil and oil stocks for more than 35 years, and I’ve never seen it quite like this, where oil stocks…

  • Are Oil Stocks Stagnating?

    Published 18 March 2018 | viewed 12,859 times

    The news in the energy markets is very intense indeed – although for an oil stock investor, nothing seems to matter much – but more…

  • Is It Time To Abandon Oil Stocks?

    Published 16 March 2018 | viewed 7,900 times

    The news in the energy markets is very intense indeed – although for an oil stock investor, nothing seems to matter much – but more…

  • What Explains The Divergence Between Oil Prices And Oil Stocks?

    Published 02 March 2018 | viewed 7,671 times

    These last few weeks have been confusing, even for a 35-year oil trading veteran like me. There are some things I’m recently seeing in energy…

  • What Explains The Poor Performance Of Oil Stocks?

    Published 23 February 2018 | viewed 7,483 times

    It’s amazing – I was so much more comfortable holding oil stocks last year – when oil was trading fifteen dollars lower and more, than…

  • How To Play The Next Oil Price Rally

    Published 16 February 2018 | viewed 9,094 times

    I focus on the oil and gas markets and energy stocks. But that hardly immunizes me from the rest of the macro environment – the…

  • How Exxon’s Bad Year Impacts Other Majors

    Published 09 February 2018 | viewed 8,033 times

    You can’t help but look at the diving stock market averages this week – and the follow-up rallies – when you’re looking at oil and…

  • Which Oil Majors Are A Buy?

    Published 02 February 2018 | viewed 7,738 times

    It’s all pretty much going to schedule. There have been overextended prices in oil and some oil stocks, with most of the speculative oil money…

  • Are Oilfield Services A Buy?

    Published 28 January 2018 | viewed 14,410 times

    This has got to be my favorite part, where the pundits, bank analysts and columnists start to (quietly) revise their views on the oil markets.…

  • Are Oilfield Services A Buy?

    Published 26 January 2018 | viewed 5,391 times

    This has got to be my favorite part, where the pundits, bank analysts and columnists start to (quietly) revise their views on the oil markets.…

  • Momentum Matters: It’s Time To Ride The Wave

    Published 19 January 2018 | viewed 6,039 times

    I happened to have dinner this week with a very dear old friend from my days trading crude oil on the floor of the New…

  • How To Play The Oil Rally

    Published 12 January 2018 | viewed 8,208 times

    We’ve been nearly alone in taking in some stellar gains in oil stocks since late October, benefiting from an oil rally that few analysts (besides…

  • Is It Time To Get Aggressive On Oil Stocks?

    Published 05 January 2018 | viewed 10,740 times

    It’s the start of the New Year, so here is my overview for your energy portfolio coming into 2018. I have written in the past…

  • Identifying 2018’s Opportunities In Oil

    Published 22 December 2017 | viewed 11,352 times

    For our last column of 2017, let’s take a look at 2018 – and see what might be in store for oil and oil stocks.…

  • Tread Lightly In December’s Energy Markets

    Published 15 December 2017 | viewed 10,174 times

    Lots of energy activity recently would look like opportunities anytime else during the year. But I warned you all in my last column about the…

  • Protecting Your Portfolio In December

    Published 08 December 2017 | viewed 9,761 times

    As the year comes to a close there begins a very different part of the year for us as traders and investors. And I’m going…

  • The Man Behind The Oil Price Rally

    Published 03 December 2017 | viewed 49,115 times

    The OPEC meeting is over and the cartel has extended production cuts throughout 2018. The decision is obviously crucial to supporting oil prices, but perhaps…

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