Dan Dicker, energy trader, oil analyst, television and web commentator, author and general provocateur doesn’t mince words, especially about the new players brought in through electronic trading of the markets.
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We go off-topic and ask Dan Dicker a number of questions not related to the oil markets, such as his thoughts on Jon Corzine.
October Editor's Note from Ginger Szala.
Forex trading in the United States, and perhaps globally, may be revolutionized by the introduction of Cantor Exchange’s (CE) short duration binary contracts, which opened earlier this year.
How do I capture upside on energy volatility without getting hurt on potential downside? Use a butterfly spread.
The shale gas and oil revolution has arrived and if you are frustrated because you thought it would bring back $1.50 gasoline, just think where we would be without it.
Technology & Trading
Technology hasn’t simply changed how we view the markets, it has reinvented it. Where will we go from here? That depends on how well we learn from the past.
There are many ways to trade the energy markets. Some traders go the straight buy/sell futures route, but when it’s volatile, the best option is looking at the OTC market and playing different grades of crude.
The difference between a bubble and a bull market is a potentially expensive one. Here are some ways to distinguish one from the other.
Some of the best opportunities in commodities are long-term. A simple model can forecast where you might find the most lucrative investments.
Equity-based instruments — whether stocks, ETFs or futures — tend to move in short-term price swings in response to catalyst events. Understanding these events is a big key to success.
Although games are great for bringing people together socially, they also are a wonderful way to learn and develop valuable skills. Here are eight games traders are sure to love.
When traders decide to become trading advisors, there’s more to it than picking a name, putting together a disclosure document and finding an office. You need a plan, both for investors and your own success.
Protec Energy Partners has produced solid risk-adjusted returns over its three-year track record, probably because principals Todd Garner and Andrew Greenberg have been working together for 14 years and both have worked in the energy field for more than 30.
Book review of "Architects of Electronic Trading: Technology Leaders Who are Shaping Today’s Financial" by Kristin Fox
Book review of "Evolution of a Trader: Swing and Day Trading" by Leslie N. Masonson