John Jagerson
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Editor, Strategic Trader

John Jagerson has worked in the capital markets and private equity for most of his career -- including investing, writing, education and money management. He was a vice president for thinkorswim Group, Inc. and is currently a co-founder of PFX Global and Learning Markets.

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Recent Articles

Is Retail as Bad as It Looks?

Jun. 2, 2017, 11:35 am EST – Market watchers who say the sky is falling in retail are too focused on the wrong data. But that doesn't mean retail stocks are attractive. More 

Why Does the Monthly Jobs Report Matter?

Nov. 3, 2016, 8:52 am EST – The monthly jobs report is a fixation for many investors. We look at why nonfarm payrolls matter so much as a gauge of the economy. More 

Trade of the Day: Cisco (CSCO)

Feb. 4, 2016, 9:16 am EST – CSCO just completed a bearish “flag” pattern and we are setting our initial price target at $22. More 

Trade of the Day: 1 800 Flowers (FLWS)

Nov. 19, 2014, 8:54 am EST – The growth of internet and mobile shopping has been good for FLWS More 

Financials Are Up After Earnings – Will It Last?

Oct. 23, 2014, 6:00 am EST – Pointing to IBM as evidence that the financial sector is likely to underperform might be strange but makes sense if you think about the problems it's created. More 

Trade of the Day: LifeLock (LOCK)

Aug. 27, 2014, 8:49 am EST – Most people will probably focus on damage mitigation when they are hacked than on prevention with stronger passwords. More 

Trade of the Day: Zagg, Inc. (ZAGG)

Aug. 6, 2014, 12:43 pm EST – Why cell-phone makers weren’t using sapphire glass for screens was a complete mystery. More 

Don’t Be Fooled By the Iraqi Dinar Scam

Jun. 3, 2014, 1:45 pm EST – The Iraqi dinar scam is a particularly grating type of fraud because it often targets U.S. servicemen and women. Don't become a victim. More 

Trade of the Day: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (CCO)

May. 21, 2014, 9:10 am EST – Like many traditional firms during the dot-com boom, CCO’s core business was not growing so it moved into online music streaming a few years ago. More 

Trade of the Day: Crocs (CROX)

Apr. 23, 2014, 10:05 am EST – We don’t expect CROX to start driving long-term growth in its share price, but we do believe there's an opportunity to gather some short-term profits. More