Jon Markman
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Editor, Trader's Advantage

Jon Markman is the editor of Trader's Advantage, a daily trading service that leverages his unique swing trading principles and aims to capture profits of 15% to 40% -- and often as much as 100% to 200% -- in less than 90 days. By combining technical analysis with underlying fundamentals, Jon recommends beaten down stocks on the brink of reversal and powerful momentum stocks breaking out to new highs.

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Recent Articles

Trade of the Day: Royal Gold (RGLD)

Aug. 4, 2014, 9:15 am EDT – Mini-shock days like Thursday and Friday have been fairly consistent in leading to intermediate-term positive returns. Along these lines, today I'm recommending a long trade that I expect to do particularly well in the coming weeks. More 

Buy Cognizant Now and Hold On for Big Upside

Aug. 1, 2014, 12:01 pm EDT – This emerging market play is poised to enjoy huge gains -- Cognizant should see growth north of 70% before all is said and done. More 

Trade of the Day: MGM Resorts (MGM)

Jul. 29, 2014, 9:36 am EDT – Companies continue to surprise with their ability to cut costs and increase sales despite stagnant wage growth. Today’s trade is one such name that I expect to be a bright spot on the Q2 earnings calendar. More 

Trade of the Day: Halliburton (HAL)

Jul. 22, 2014, 9:07 am EDT – Fears of escalating violence in Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine are keeping shares of oil companies buoyant. The trade I’m recommending today is one such company that tends to do very well this time of year. More 

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

Jul. 14, 2014, 8:57 am EDT – Expect the VIX to soon return to its persistent lows -- and you’ll be well-positioned to profit from that shift if you put on this trade now. More 

Look to Go ‘Risk On’ as Alcoa Reports

Jul. 8, 2014, 2:14 pm EDT – ATEN should benefit as investors scramble to put on more risk as earnings season unfolds. More 

Trade of the Day: A10 Networks (ATEN)

Jun. 24, 2014, 9:18 am EDT – Financial stocks are performing well, which is another indication that investors are less concerned about economic developments. More 

Trade of the Day: Vertex Energy (VTNR)

Jun. 17, 2014, 9:42 am EDT – Stocks eked out modest gains Monday after starting in the red amid fears that Iraq was on the verge of becoming a rogue state. More 

Trade of the Day: Coca-Cola (KO)

Jun. 10, 2014, 9:41 am EDT – We may need to be patient here, but KO's stock trading chart shows there’s enough fizz for a pop in the short-term. More 

Trade of the Day: Facebook (FB)

Jun. 3, 2014, 8:53 am EDT – U.S. stocks are valued at a forward price/earnings ratio of 16 times, not much above historical averages and well below the valuations at previous peaks. More