Articles by Dan Dicker

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How To Play The Next Oil Price Rally

I focus on the oil and gas markets and energy stocks. But that hardly immunizes me from the rest of the macro environment – the major stock averages, interest rates and the moves from the Fed, the dollar and other currencies. It would be just plain stu…


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How Exxon’s Bad Year Impacts Other Majors

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 oil stocks. In the oil world, we don’t live in a vacuum, and any major move in the indexes will obviously affect oil as w…


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Which Oil Majors Are A Buy?

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 pouring in to the market on the long side. And in response, like clockwork, oil stocks have looked to take a …


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Are Oilfield Services A Buy?

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. One after one, they’re losing their pessimistic views on oil and realizing what we’ve known for the last year…


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Are Oilfield Services A Buy?

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. One after one, they’re losing their pessimistic views on oil and realizing what we’ve known for the last year…


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Momentum Matters: It’s Time To Ride The Wave

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 York Mercantile Exchange. Ultimately, our conversation turned on our life of trading oil, and the fascinating experiences we’ve had w…


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How To Play The Oil Rally

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 myself) saw coming and positioned themselves for. And the watchword for today is: Let it ride. You know th…


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Is It Time To Get Aggressive On Oil Stocks?

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 six months in a far more aggressive slant than most on oil and oil stocks, and we’ve been rewarded as oil has rallied above $6…


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Identifying 2018’s Opportunities In Oil

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. There isn’t an analyst who doesn’t think that OPEC to continue to comply with production cuts for the coming year. That, considering OPEC’s …


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Tread Lightly In December’s Energy Markets

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 trials of December investing – tax-loss selling, hedge fund managers looking to lock in profits, volatility wi…