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: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX)

May. 5, 2014, 9:04 am EDT – Both stocks and volatility behaved themselves last week, but don’t let bullish headlines lull you into a false sense of security More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM)

Apr. 28, 2014, 9:23 am EDT – Volatility has ramped up again, but the speed of Friday's decline should set up for a rebound. Let’s grab some long-side gains while the time is right More 

Trade of the Day: Target (TGT)

Apr. 22, 2014, 9:10 am EDT – One of the stocks I do like as a short-term play is Target (TGT). More 

Trade of the Day: EOG Resources (EOG)

Apr. 14, 2014, 9:40 am EDT – The squall among growth stocks should pass, but the next big stars in the stock market are likely to be their less flashy cousins in the value aisle. More 

Trade of the Day: Boeing (BA)

Apr. 7, 2014, 9:06 am EDT – Historically, stocks go up in April, probably because analysts tend to underestimate first-quarter earnings. Here’s a trade to help you take advantage. More 

Trade of the Day: Verizon (VZ)

Mar. 31, 2014, 9:05 am EDT – Institutional money is jettisoning the small-caps and high-fliers, and I am recommending that you purchase this Dow component to take advantage of it More 

Best Stocks Update: EMES Continues to Shine

Mar. 25, 2014, 4:03 pm EDT – I chose Emerge Energy Services LP as my Best Stocks for 2014 pick, and I've not been disappointed. EMES is up big this year, and the future looks bright. More 

Petroleo Brasileiro Stock Follows Brazil’s Problems Down

Mar. 18, 2014, 3:30 pm EDT – Brasil's economic problems are rippling through to its major energy producer, PBR, and I am shorting Petroleo Brasileiro stock. Here's why... More 

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

Mar. 17, 2014, 9:38 am EDT – Taking past as prologue, you can expect the current fear and anxiety in the stock market to abate, sending the VIX tumbling and the S&P 500 rising anew. More 

Trade of the Day: General Electric (GE)

Mar. 10, 2014, 9:56 am EDT – Transports are winging higher, led by airlines and railroads, and financials also put in a great week. The trade I have for you today is a Dow Jones component with strong exposure to these very industries. More