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: RadioShack (RSH)

Oct. 17, 2013, 6:32 am EDT – RadioShack's problems are nothing new, and they're unlikely to change. With earnings coming up on Oct. 22, you can make a bearish bet with put options. More 

Trade of the Day: Star Scientific (STSI)

Oct. 16, 2013, 6:12 am EDT – Scandal and less-than-convincing efficacy studies have plagued this Nutraceutical company. Add scary technicals, and you've got the makings of a short trade. More 

Trade of the Day: iShares High-Yield Bond ETF (HYG)

Oct. 9, 2013, 8:47 am EDT – Many traders don't really understand bonds. But a bearish opportunity in the iShares High Yield Bond ETF (HYG) is emerging, and is worth the explanation. More 

Trade of the Day: Tesla (TSLA)

Oct. 3, 2013, 5:25 am EDT – Analysts think TSLA is fundamentally overvalued, but it has not yet shown signs of technical exhaustion or reversal patterns. Does that make it a buy? More 

Trade of the Day: Cisco Systems (CSCO)

Sep. 30, 2013, 8:24 am EDT – As more and more reversal patterns show up in the market, this put option is a perfect buy. More 

Trade of the Day: Yingli Green Energy (YGE)

Sep. 26, 2013, 5:25 am EDT – This solar stock's business is not sustainable without bailouts from the Chinese goverment...and it's showing signs of a downturn ahead. More 

Trade of the Day: Tenet Healthcare (THC)

Sep. 24, 2013, 5:41 am EDT – The new health insurance exchanges go live on Oct. 1, and there are still a lot of unknowns. Healthcare stocks are likely to see bearishness short term. More 

Trade of the Day: Quanta Services (PWR)

Sep. 20, 2013, 8:48 am EDT – There is a high probability that Quanta will likely be awarded repair work by Xcel in the Colorado flood crisis -- a big positive for its gross margins. More 

Trade of the Day: Oracle (ORCL)

Sep. 18, 2013, 7:13 am EDT – Though this company is trying to make up ground with strategic alliances, it's unlikely the earnings report will bring good news. More 

Buying the Rumor and Selling the News on FOMC

Sep. 12, 2013, 11:47 am EDT – Why would traders buy into expected bad news on Friday's FOMC press conference? Find out here. More