TMFDanDzombak

Dan Dzombak

Dan Dzombak joined the Motley Fool through its Analyst Development Program in 2008. After completing the 1-year program, he became the Motley Fool's Energy Editor, focusing on the oil and natural gas markets. At the same time, he followed the development of the online investing space. In late 2011, he started work as the Motley Fool’s Online Financial Services Analyst, following the online investing space and new disruptions emerging from the Financial Technology (FinTech) scene. At the end of 2012 he chose to work independently as an investor, writer, and entrepreneur. Investing Dan’s investing interests lay in great companies, arbitrage, and special situations. His style can be called "concentrated value" - rather than owning a little bit of everything, he concentrates his capital on his best ideas. Dan works every day to learn and improve his investing skills. He writes about his journey and process for The Motley Fool. FinTech The financial services industry is, finally, beginning to rapidly be affected by the technology-enabled disruptive innovation trends that have swept through so many other industries in the past ten years. There are huge opportunities for those who use today’s new technologies and platforms to offer innovative services. Dan thinks about, works on, and writes about the FinTech space. Interests Investment Process Learning | Mental Models | Rationality Deliberate Practice | Excellence Organizational / Research / Innovation Excellence Non-Research Interests Chelsea Football Club, DC United, Ultimate Frisbee

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AT&T and Poor Economic Releases Weigh on the Dow Jones Today

It's a slow day for the Dow, but there are some interesting stories that matter for the long term.

Tue Apr 22

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Why the Dow Jones Is Jumping Today

Home sales declined but were above the market's low expectations.

Sat Apr 19

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These States Have No Income Tax

Seven U.S. states have no income tax, while two more have almost no income tax.

Fri Apr 18

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Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Useless

The DJIA is a relic of the 1800s. Use the market holiday to familiarize yourself with the S&P 500.

Thu Apr 17

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Why IBM Is Dragging on the Dow Jones Today

IBM is down after missing earnings expectations.

Wed Apr 16

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Why the Dow Jones Jumped Despite Weak Economic Data

China's economy slowed but not as badly as many expected. Janet Yellen's speech in New York pushed the DJIA up on the day.

Tue Apr 15

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Why Coca-Cola Jumped and the Dow Jones Dropped Again

Uncertainty is rising as tech stocks continue to fall and the situation in Ukraine intensifies.

Mon Apr 14

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Why the Dow Jones Is Up Triple Digits Today

Better-than-expected retail sales are pushing up Visa and the DJIA.

Fri Apr 11

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Financials Weigh on the Dow Jones Today as JPMorgan’s Earnings Come up Short

JPMorgan's earnings were down 20%, pulling Visa, Goldman Sachs, and the DJIA down with it

Thu Apr 10

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Why the Dow Jones Has Plunged Today

Financials are crushing the Dow Jones, while the broader stock market is being hurt by the tech sector's drop.

Wed Apr 9

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Why the Dow Jones Jumped 180 Points Today

Alcoa's outlook started the day on a positive note, and then a dovish Fed caused the Dow to jump more.

Tue Apr 8

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Why Nike and Caterpillar Are Leading the Dow Jones Higher Today

Nike and Caterpillar are up on strength in emerging markets and an analyst upgrade.

Mon Apr 7

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Why the Dow Jones Dropped Over 150 Points Today

Financials are causing a large sell-off in the Dow Jones today.

Fri Apr 4

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Why Visa Is Leading the Dow Jones Down Today

Visa and Microsoft's 3% drops are pulling the Dow Jones today down.

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Why Visa Is Leading the Dow Jones Down Today

Visa and Microsoft's 3% drops are pulling the Dow Jones today down.

Thu Apr 3

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Why Intel Has Launched Ahead of the Dow Jones Today

An analyst upgrade is pulling Intel higher while slow growth around the world weighs on the Dow Jones today.

Wed Apr 2

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Caterpillar Leads the Dow Jones While S&P 500 Hits Record High

Caterpillar is Leading the Dow Jones today after the company defended its tax practices before Congress.

Tue Apr 1

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Cisco and Boeing Lead the Dow Jones Today

Both companies are capitalizing on some long-term investments.

Mon Mar 31

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Microsoft's Jump Leads the Dow Jones Today Higher

Microsoft's keeps the top three spots in the Apple App Store.

Sat Mar 29

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Capital Gains Tax Rate for 2013 and 2014: 58% Increase for Top Earners

What you need to know as the deadline draws near.

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