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: Mobileye (MBLY)

Oct. 16, 2014, 9:17 am EDT – There are many stocks with "long tails" now, which means sellers probed new lows and then covered -- and were replaced with buyers. More 

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

Oct. 13, 2014, 9:38 am EDT – The S&P was down 2.3% last week, and the VIX zoomed 32.6% higher. Yet the reality is that the recent pullback is unlikely to signal the start of a new bear market. More 

Trade of the Day: SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY)

Oct. 7, 2014, 9:25 am EDT – The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) fell 0.1% on Monday, but the CounterPoint Options system expects stocks to rebound back toward highs and volatility to abate. More 

Emerge Energy: Bet on EMES For Now

Oct. 6, 2014, 2:15 pm EDT – E&P companies might find alternatives to EMES if prices rise too much, but for now, EMES remains a good bet following its recent pullback. More 

Trade of the Day: Trinity Industries (TRN)

Sep. 25, 2014, 8:19 am EDT – Rail stocks are booming along with the U.S. oil and gas industry. More 

Trade of the Day: RF Micro Devices (RFMD)

Sep. 15, 2014, 9:32 am EDT – RFMD has been one of the stronger tech stocks of the year and is one of the top manufacturers of the radio frequency (RF) components that are an essential part of mobile devices. More 

Trade of the Day: iPath VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (VXX)

Sep. 2, 2014, 9:33 am EDT – The dilemma faced by people who are stuck with the textbook version of the VIX-SPX relationship reminds me of the great quote attributed to Mark Twain: "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." More 

Trade of the Day: S&P 500 Volatility Index (VIX)

Aug. 26, 2014, 9:31 am EDT – Going into September, you can cue the dirge music, because it has the worst reputation among all months. Here's how you can take advantage by trading volatility options. More 

Trade of the Day: Teucrium Commodity Trust Corn Fund (CORN)

Aug. 19, 2014, 9:36 am EDT – The stock market ripped higher on Monday after investors decided they had over-reacted to hostilities on Friday. I still think better prices lay ahead. More 

Trade of the Day: Apple (AAPL)

Aug. 7, 2014, 10:29 am EDT – Buy AAPL as a way to play a seasonal trend and a strengthening U.S. economy. More