Daniela Pylypczak-Wasylyszyn

Daniela Pylypczak-Wasylyszyn is a regular contributor to Dividend.com. She is also an analyst for ETFdb.com, where she contributes articles and analysis each week. Since joining the team in 2011, Daniela has quickly grown to be one of the most widely-followed authors in the industry. Daniela is also a contributor for TraderHQ.com and CommodityHQ.com. Daniela graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics.

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January 6th, 2015

U.S. equity markets held steady at today’s opening bell, after major indexes posted significant declines during yesterday’s sell off. Oil prices continue to fall, while 10-year Treasury yields slipped below 2%. Yesterday, we mentioned several important stories investors need to follow this week – one of them being the Fed minutes.

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December 30th, 2014

Yesterday, we highlighted the best performing dividend stocks of 2014 and found that a wide array of industries performed well during the past year. Today, I’d like to focus on two of those industries: Transportation and Aerospace.

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December 23rd, 2014

We’re wrapping up the last few days before Christmas and getting ready to enter the New Year. Today on Wall Street, investors welcomed some stellar economic news: U.S. GDP for the third quarter came in at an impressive 5%, which is the strongest pace since the third quarter of 2003.

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December 16th, 2014

One of the biggest stories in 2014 has been the energy sector’s downward spiral this year. Recently, the price for a barrel of oil has been a big factor in global equity, bond, and commodity markets.

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December 9th, 2014

This morning, investors woke up to a tumble in global markets, after news from China spooked overseas indices. Across the globe, monetary policy makers have continued to adopt easy money tactics in an effort to prop up shaky economies. Today, Chinese regulators took steps to tamp down the growing risk in financial markets, a measure that should have been taken a long time ago.

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December 5th, 2014

The first week of December saw both the Dow and the S&P 500 log in record closes as investors digested several economic reports and earnings results. Below, we highlight the most important things that happened this week.

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November 25th, 2014

U.S. equity markets added gains this morning after the Commerce Department said that U.S. GDP grew at an annual rate of 3.9% in the third quarter, beating analyst expectations of 3.3%. While this data is obviously a good sign for the domestic economy, investors should still realize that stocks have had an incredible run already.

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November 18th, 2014

Yesterday, investors learned of yet another mega-merger on Wall Street: the $34.6 billion takeover of oil-services firm Baker Hughes (BHI) by Halliburton Company (HAL). So far, this year’s global merger tally tops $3 trillion, with U.S. M&A activity accounting for $1.5 trillion. According to Dealogic, the current dollar volume of announced deals in the world is higher than in any full year since 2007.

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November 11th, 2014

Equity markets have continued higher in recent days, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging in four consecutive record high closes. This season’s strong third-quarter corporate earnings and upbeat U.S. economic data have pushed the two indexes higher, following a rather volatile month of October.

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November 4th, 2014

While U.S. equity markets have witnessed some volatile trading over the past few weeks, the year has so far shaped up to be a good one for stocks. However, with Wall Street already halfway through this earnings season, investors have become somewhat leery of certain corners of the market, given the forward guidance reported by some big name companies.

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