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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

  • Investors Look To The Permian As Oil Bulls Take A Break

    Published 17 November 2017 | viewed 4,899 times

    This week in energy was dominated by the predictions from two top energy sources – OPEC and the International Energy Agency. On the one side…

  • Saudi Conflict Sends Investors Back To Oil Stocks

    Published 10 November 2017 | viewed 5,849 times

    By far, the most important news to the global energy markets this week were the arrests in Saudi Arabia. Others in the media will talk…

  • It’s Time To Ride The Oil Stock Wave

    Published 03 November 2017 | viewed 7,951 times

    We’re at a very important time, for our trading purposes – one that requires some discipline and experience to manage. I’ve always called this moment…

  • The Oil Investment For The Long Haul

    Published 27 October 2017 | viewed 3,821 times

    Conoco-Philips started the ball rolling with 3rd quarter reports yesterday and most of the analysts buried the lede. Yes, there was a minor beat on…

  • Oil Stocks To Watch As Geopolitical Risk Mounts

    Published 20 October 2017 | viewed 4,184 times

    This week in oil news continue to deliver nothing but ‘green lights’ for investors, and keeps me convinced as I have been for several weeks…

  • Are Oil Stocks Close To A Breakout?

    Published 13 October 2017 | viewed 6,116 times

    If you’ve got a core energy stock portfolio like me, you’re mostly deployed right now, waiting for the continued re-balancing of the oil market that…

  • Are The Bulls Returning To The Oil Market?

    Published 06 October 2017 | viewed 5,822 times

    In the last several weeks, we’ve enjoyed a turnaround in oil stocks, accelerated by the two major storms in Texas and Florida. And with a…

  • Capitalizing On The Coming Oil Boom

    Published 29 September 2017 | viewed 5,266 times

    It was in the last several columns here at Oilprice premium that I positively laid down my timeline for recovering oil markets. In Late August…

  • Was Goldman Sachs Wrong About Oil Demand?

    Published 22 September 2017 | viewed 5,974 times

    In my last two columns for Oilprice.com premium subscribers, I was first very clear in the opportunity I thought I saw coming in oil stocks.…

  • Is The Window Closing On Shale Opportunities?

    Published 15 September 2017 | viewed 6,556 times

    The energy story this week is still centered in the aftermath of Harvey and Irma – and how those storms will continue to impact the…

  • Now Is The Time To Rebuild Your Energy Portfolio

    Published 08 September 2017 | viewed 4,318 times

    Last week, I wanted to give you a firm go-ahead signal to target and buy oil stocks. This week, we’ve already done fine in following…

  • How Oil Traders Are Playing Hurricane Harvey

    Published 01 September 2017 | viewed 5,078 times

    In my last column, I opined that oil was on the verge of the supply turnaround that we have been waiting on for the better…

  • How To Play The Imminent Rebound In Oil Prices

    Published 18 August 2017 | viewed 5,568 times

    In my last column, I pointed out the lockstep insanity being followed by US oil companies in increasing production, no matter whether or not the…

  • Has Oil Finally Reached A Tipping Point?

    Published 11 August 2017 | viewed 4,420 times

    The 2nd quarter reports from oil companies have been an eye-opener, in that they’ve confirmed to me everything I’ve been saying for months – oil…

  • Shale Lemmings Retreat As Price Recovery Stalls

    Published 04 August 2017 | viewed 4,022 times

    If we could make up one bankable investment rule for oil stocks for the past three years – it would be to note precisely what…

  • The Key To Profiting In A Volatile Oil Market

    Published 28 July 2017 | viewed 3,525 times

    Yesterday’s quarterly report from Conoco-Philips (COP) is showing a renewed trend among oil companies, mirroring the report of Anadarko Petroleum (APC) a few days earlier.…

  • Oil Market Aloof Despite Falling Inventories

    Published 21 July 2017 | viewed 4,260 times

    The dog days of summer seem to be bringing on even more dog days for OIL. From my perch, there now seems to be very…

  • The Break-Even Myth Is Suffocating Oil Stocks

    Published 07 July 2017 | viewed 5,131 times

    Oil prices, as I have said for the last few columns, seem range-bound. But rarely do they remain range-bound for long. As oil’s pessimism begins…

  • Have Oil Prices Stagnated?

    Published 30 June 2017 | viewed 4,308 times

    Two events this week give us some insights on how to trade the oil markets and oil stocks for the next few weeks. First, there’s…

  • What To Do As Oil Prices Plunge?

    Published 23 June 2017 | viewed 4,265 times

    Everyone is scrambling for a new plan now --- now that oil is in its third mini-bust since the major bust cycle that began in…

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