Articles by Dan Dicker

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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…


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Protecting Your Portfolio In December

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 to take a break from the discussion of oil stocks this week to give you my perspective on this time of the year, so you can avoid…


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The Man Behind The Oil Price Rally

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 an even bigger story is the relentless strategy from the young Saudi Prince, Mohammed bin Salm…


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The Man Behind The Oil Rally

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 an even bigger story is the relentless strategy from the young Saudi Prince, Mohammed bin Salm…


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How To Play The Calm Before The OPEC Storm

The potential result of November 30th’s OPEC meeting is dominating oil trading and oil stocks for the next week, so while we continue to digest our Thanksgiving turkey and wait for that outcome, there are three important macro ideas I want to bring to …


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Investors Look To The Permian As Oil Bulls Take A Break

This week in energy was dominated by the predictions from two top energy sources – OPEC and the International Energy Agency. On the one side you had OPEC, which is meeting on November 30th to decide the fate of production guidelines going forward. It m…