Dan Dicker, a former floor trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange, has 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 appears regularly as an energy analyst on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and CNN. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1982.
Recent Articles By The Author
Transocean Goes Deep With Shallow-Rig Fleet Sale
This fleet sale is a bet on its deep-water expertise, and could pay off large with higher oil prices.
Slip in Oil's Price Offers Opportunity to Slide Into Permian Players
The long-term prospects for Permian drillers are why we've favored Cimarex, Anadarko, Concho and Centennial Resources.
Don't Count on Political Windfalls for Refiners
Playing stocks through the political prism is always a difficult game.
For a Shale Play, the Permian Is Still the Place to Be
In the last two years, with U.S. production dropping close to a million barrels, there was an increasing profile of production from only one shale play -- the Permian.
Why the Oil Market Is Approaching a Tipping Point
Be ready for a fairly sizable move to hit the crude oil market.