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: LifeLock (LOCK)

Aug. 27, 2014, 8:49 am EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – 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 EDT – MNRO is in a particularly sweet spot in the industry because the do-it-for-me (DIFM) auto stocks market is highly fragmented. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Australia Index ETF (EWA)

Dec. 4, 2013, 10:07 am EDT – From a possible rate cut to weakness in Chinese stocks, Australian markets may be looking at a downturn. More 

Trade of the Day: Dean Foods (DF)

Dec. 2, 2013, 9:47 am EDT – DF is overvalued and investors are already starting to sell now that short-term speculation about a dividend has eased off. More