John Jagerson
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Editor, SlingShot Trader

John Jagerson has worked in the capital markets and private equity for most of his career -- including investing, writing, education and money management. He was a vice president for thinkorswim Group, Inc. and is currently a co-founder of PFX Global and Learning Markets.

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Recent Articles

Trade of the Day: 1 800 Flowers (FLWS)

Nov. 19, 2014, 8:54 am EST – The growth of internet and mobile shopping has been good for FLWS More 

Financials Are Up After Earnings – Will It Last?

Oct. 23, 2014, 6:00 am EST – Pointing to IBM as evidence that the financial sector is likely to underperform might be strange but makes sense if you think about the problems it's created. More 

Trade of the Day: LifeLock (LOCK)

Aug. 27, 2014, 8:49 am EST – Most people will probably focus on damage mitigation when they are hacked than on prevention with stronger passwords. More 

Trade of the Day: Zagg, Inc. (ZAGG)

Aug. 6, 2014, 12:43 pm EST – Why cell-phone makers weren’t using sapphire glass for screens was a complete mystery. More 

Don’t Be Fooled By the Iraqi Dinar Scam

Jun. 3, 2014, 1:45 pm EST – The Iraqi dinar scam is a particularly grating type of fraud because it often targets U.S. servicemen and women. Don't become a victim. More 

Trade of the Day: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (CCO)

May. 21, 2014, 9:10 am EST – Like many traditional firms during the dot-com boom, CCO’s core business was not growing so it moved into online music streaming a few years ago. More 

Trade of the Day: Crocs (CROX)

Apr. 23, 2014, 10:05 am EST – We don’t expect CROX to start driving long-term growth in its share price, but we do believe there's an opportunity to gather some short-term profits. More 

Trade of the Day: iRobot (IRBT)

Mar. 12, 2014, 9:52 am EST – I have found an interesting clue for uncovering a winning product – Amazon (AMZN) ratings. More 

Trade of the Day: Maui Land and Pineapple (MLP)

Jan. 2, 2014, 9:52 am EST – This company popped up on my radar after the NYSE requested it to comment on “unusual trading activity” in its stock prices. More 

Trade of the Day: Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO)

Dec. 11, 2013, 8:46 am EST – MNRO is in a particularly sweet spot in the industry because the do-it-for-me (DIFM) auto stocks market is highly fragmented. More