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: RF Micro Devices (RFMD)

Sep. 15, 2014, 9:32 am EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – Buy AAPL as a way to play a seasonal trend and a strengthening U.S. economy. More 

Trade of the Day: Royal Gold (RGLD)

Aug. 4, 2014, 9:15 am EST – Mini-shock days like Thursday and Friday have been fairly consistent in leading to intermediate-term positive returns. Along these lines, today I'm recommending a long trade that I expect to do particularly well in the coming weeks. More 

Buy Cognizant Now and Hold On for Big Upside

Aug. 1, 2014, 12:01 pm EST – This emerging market play is poised to enjoy huge gains -- Cognizant should see growth north of 70% before all is said and done. More 

Trade of the Day: MGM Resorts (MGM)

Jul. 29, 2014, 9:36 am EST – Companies continue to surprise with their ability to cut costs and increase sales despite stagnant wage growth. Today’s trade is one such name that I expect to be a bright spot on the Q2 earnings calendar. More 

Trade of the Day: Halliburton (HAL)

Jul. 22, 2014, 9:07 am EST – Fears of escalating violence in Gaza, Iraq and Ukraine are keeping shares of oil companies buoyant. The trade I’m recommending today is one such company that tends to do very well this time of year. More 

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

Jul. 14, 2014, 8:57 am EST – Expect the VIX to soon return to its persistent lows -- and you’ll be well-positioned to profit from that shift if you put on this trade now. More