Joanna Makris

Joanna Makris is a Market Analyst at InvestorPlace.com. A strategic thinker and fundamental public equity investor, Joanna leverages over 20 years of experience on Wall Street covering various segments of the Technology, Media, and Telecom sectors at several global investment banks, including Mizuho Securities and Canaccord Genuity.

Joanna has a long track record of alpha generation, having been rated one of the top stock pickers in the technology sector by numerous outlets. Her focus is on identifying emerging growth stocks across multiple investment disciplines, including long-only and market-neutral strategies. Her goal: to leverage her extensive knowledge of institutional investing to empower retail investors. Her investment approach uses a combination of bottom-up company and top-down industry analysis, while leveraging her deep contact network across the communications and technology ecosystem.

Recent Articles

The New IBM Chip Just Got a Boost from Biden Bill

IBM announced a milestone in semiconductors. Now, support for the Endless Frontier Act signals increased tech investment in Cloud, AI and IoT.

Watch Out, Chamath Palihapitiya! The SEC Is About to Pop the SPAC Stocks Bubble

New guidance from the SEC will tighten up accounting for SPAC stocks, putting an end to bold guidance and rosy valuations.

Don’t Bother Catching Falling Knife Affirm Stock Just Yet

After hitting a $139 peak in February, AFRM stock has dropped over 50%. But despite the drop, there are some real problems with the business model that could spell more trouble for Affirm.

Big Tech Stocks Flash Red Flag to Regulators After Q1 Earnings Splash

Big Tech stocks made an earnings splash this week. Upside is good for investors. But regulators fearing tech dominance won't be impressed.

SPACs: Odds Still Favor the House, Unless You Know the Rules

SPACs are the newest way to fight the Wall Street establishment. But, despite their populist appeal, the real winners aren’t the long-term shareholders. They’re early, fast-money arb players. Here’s what you need to know. And how to trade like an insider.