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: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

Jun. 2, 2015, 8:59 am EDT – After yesterday’s crazy, up-and-down session, let’s take advantage by making a volatility trade. More 

Can Biotech Stocks Break Out, Or Will They Break Down?

Jun. 1, 2015, 2:31 pm EDT – Biotech stocks are a step up from lottery tickets: Fortunes made and lost on the clinical results and regulatory approval. Will they break down or break out? More 

Taking ‘Wearables’ to the Next Level

May. 28, 2015, 12:19 pm EDT – It's bionics -- the marrying of man and machine -- that's the most interesting thing when it comes to wearables and tech stocks. More 

What’s Next for Oil and Energy Stocks?

May. 22, 2015, 12:29 pm EDT – If tanks top out, oil could very well push to fresh lows -- complicating the Federal Reserve's planned interest rate hikes, pulling down corporate earnings further and continuing the drag on GDP growth via capital expenditure cuts. More 

Buy AAPL When the Media Turns Against the Apple Watch

May. 21, 2015, 2:59 pm EDT – If you've been looking for an excuse to invest in Apple stock, you may be in luck. Should AAPL take a dip by 5% this summer, buy and hold on. More 

Will Samsung’s Rotating Smartwatch Beat Apple Watch?

May. 19, 2015, 1:11 pm EDT – Samsung's upcoming smartwatch, with a rotating round bezel, could force AAPL back to the drawing board with the Apple Watch. More 

Trade of the Day: BancorpSouth (BXS)

May. 19, 2015, 10:52 am EDT – Given the current situation in the bond market, my trade recommendation today is for a regional bank. More 

Trade of the Day: Cigna (CI)

May. 12, 2015, 8:56 am EDT – Health care stocks were the only group to mostly survive Monday's slump. Today’s recommendation is for a trade in that very sector. More 

Trade of the Day: International Business Machines (IBM)

May. 7, 2015, 8:55 am EDT – IBM is a good value, and investors are warming to the story again, More 

Trade of the Day: iShares Russell 2000 (IWM)

May. 4, 2015, 9:09 am EDT – It's difficult to determine how to trade options successfully due to the fact that current prices reflect and discount both recent conditions and future expectations. That’s where the CounterPoint Options system comes in. Here is one of its current trades, a bullish play on the IWM. More