Daniel Dicker

Dan Dicker has been a floor trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange with more than 25 years of oil trading experience. He is a licensed commodities trade adviser.


Dan is currently President of MercBloc LLC, a wealth management firm and is the author of ¿Oil¿s Endless Bid¿, published in March of 2011 by John Wiley and Sons.


Dan Dicker has appeared as an energy analyst since 2002 with all the major financial news networks. He has lent his expertise in hundreds of live radio and television broadcasts on CNBC, Bloomberg US and UK and CNNfn.


Dan obtained a bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1982.


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Recent Articles By The Author

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 2

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 2

Trader and financial columnist Daniel Dicker continues his recollection of being in Lower Manhattan on 9/11.

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 1: A Veteran Trader Remembers 9/11

Day of Chaos and Terror, Part 1: A Veteran Trader Remembers 9/11

Trader and financial columnist Daniel Dicker recounts being in the shadow of the Twin Towers on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

Why Isn't Natural Gas an Election Issue?

Why Isn't Natural Gas an Election Issue?

Neither candidate has made natural gas a cornerstone of a new and necessary energy policy.

Dicker: Many Happy Returns?

Dicker: Many Happy Returns?

Those strong stock returns enjoyed by investors for the past two years may have just about run out.

Machines Hijack Our Stock Market: Opinion

Machines Hijack Our Stock Market: Opinion

Machine-driven trading is eroding Americans' confidence in stock and commodities markets. Here's how to change that.