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: DirecTV Group (DTV)

Feb. 13, 2014, 10:24 am EDT – As earnings wind down for the stock market, FactSet reports with 74% of big companies reporting for Q4, the blended S&P 500 EPS growth rate is 8.3%. More 

Trade of the Day: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT)

Feb. 3, 2014, 9:48 am EDT – Unlike many who are on the sidelines right now, I’ve got a dynamic portfolio of longs and shorts, including a relative new-comer to the stock market that I’d like to share with you: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT), the iconic hotel chain and second-biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2013. More 

Trade of the Day: Annaly Capital Management (NLY)

Jan. 27, 2014, 8:59 am EDT – The most interesting development was that the S&P 500 Index traded below its 50-day moving average (DMA) for the first time since Oct. 9, 2013. More 

Trade of the Day: Springleaf Financial (LEAF)

Jan. 21, 2014, 9:49 am EDT – Even beyond the excitement about the earnings calendar, I’m seeing a lot of names to like in the finance space right now. More 

Trade of the Day: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Jan. 14, 2014, 9:29 am EDT – Stock trading doesn't have to be a risky prospect, especially when using cheap options on old, familiar names like Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). More 

Trade of the Day: QuickLogic (QUIK)

Jan. 7, 2014, 10:16 am EDT – Stocks skidded across Wall Street Monday despite any clear-cut catalysts for the stock prices that got chopped, which I find a little spooky. A couple of days of selling at the start of a new year isn’t so bad, but it’s now three consecutive sessions that have been ugly with gains vanishing in the last... More 

Trade of the Day: Gilead Sciences (GILD)

Dec. 31, 2013, 9:49 am EDT – Use the low-volume atmosphere around the New Year’s holiday to establish positions at a discount. More 

Trade of the Day: A Spinning-Top Market

Dec. 27, 2013, 10:03 am EDT – I feel obligated to warn you when too much of a good thing starts to push the stock market closer to peril. More 

Don’t Be Afraid of New Market Highs

Dec. 24, 2013, 11:02 am EDT – Investors are cautious as they see the markets moving higher and higher. My market outlook is the momentum is headed higher, and here is why... More 

Trade of the Day: Northrop Grumman (NOC)

Dec. 23, 2013, 10:00 am EDT – I often apply a "go against the grain" thinking to my trades and it's led me to a bullish position in defense stocks. More