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

Best Stocks Update: EMES Continues to Shine

Mar. 25, 2014, 4:03 pm EDT – I chose Emerge Energy Services LP as my Best Stocks for 2014 pick, and I've not been disappointed. EMES is up big this year, and the future looks bright. More 

Petroleo Brasileiro Stock Follows Brazil’s Problems Down

Mar. 18, 2014, 3:30 pm EDT – Brasil's economic problems are rippling through to its major energy producer, PBR, and I am shorting Petroleo Brasileiro stock. Here's why... More 

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

Mar. 17, 2014, 9:38 am EDT – Taking past as prologue, you can expect the current fear and anxiety in the stock market to abate, sending the VIX tumbling and the S&P 500 rising anew. More 

Trade of the Day: General Electric (GE)

Mar. 10, 2014, 9:56 am EDT – Transports are winging higher, led by airlines and railroads, and financials also put in a great week. The trade I have for you today is a Dow Jones component with strong exposure to these very industries. More 

Trade of the Day: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)

Mar. 3, 2014, 9:31 am EDT – If the Ukraine mess creates a big divot in global markets, it ought to be a good time for stock trading, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is one to consider. More 

Facebook Cashes In Again on Smart-Phone Photo Boom

Feb. 21, 2014, 12:57 pm EDT – Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp was the most talked-about event of the week. I believe its a great move, and here's why More 

Trade of the Day: Dollar Tree (DLTR)

Feb. 18, 2014, 10:15 am EDT – The discount retailer has as much as 11.5% further to go in an earnings season marked by upside surprises More 

Trade of the Day: DirecTV Group (DTV)

Feb. 13, 2014, 10:24 am EDT – As earnings wind down for the stock market, FactSet reports with 74% of big companies reporting for Q4, the blended S&P 500 EPS growth rate is 8.3%. More 

Trade of the Day: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT)

Feb. 3, 2014, 9:48 am EDT – Unlike many who are on the sidelines right now, I’ve got a dynamic portfolio of longs and shorts, including a relative new-comer to the stock market that I’d like to share with you: Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT), the iconic hotel chain and second-biggest initial public offering (IPO) of 2013. More 

Trade of the Day: Annaly Capital Management (NLY)

Jan. 27, 2014, 8:59 am EDT – The most interesting development was that the S&P 500 Index traded below its 50-day moving average (DMA) for the first time since Oct. 9, 2013. More