Jon Ogg

About Jon Ogg

Jon Ogg is co-founder and editor for 24/7 Wall St.

Jon has worked as a news analyst for nearly 10 years and also has experience as a broker, portfolio manager and investment adviser. He has been sourced for articles in CBS MarketWatch, E*Trade, TradeTheNews, FlyOnTheWall, Pristine, Evolution Trading, Knova Trading, Hammerstone, CNet.com, Seeking Alpha, Google Finance and other sites.

Prior to 24/7 Wall St., he formed News Contrast and was the founder of a service for active traders called TradeTheNews (which he sold in 2003) and built up a news desk that was merged into E*Trade. He also worked in Copenhagen, Denmark as a portfolio manager for European clients trading U.S. equities and ran the event-driven trading team there.

He has been a financial adviser and has advised start-up and emerging-stage companies, and started his career as a licensed broker selling fixed income to some of the largest investment managers in the United States. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston (1992).

Jon does not hold any positions in any stocks he writes about.

Recent Articles

Gold Prices at $10k – Optimistic or Just Insane?

The idea of gold prices hitting $10,000 per ounce sounds ludicrous to some – perhaps as ludicrous as gold rolling back to $200.00 an ounce sounds to others.

China ETFs Still Offer Potential Profits

These top-performing China ETFs offer potential profits for emerging market investors interested in exposure in China.

Franklin’s Lesson: Managing Funds Versus ETFs

Franklin Resources (NYSE: BEN), home of the Franklin Templeton funds, is taking it on the chin this morning as the earnings were lighter than estimates. Earnings came in at $1.65 EPS vs. Thomson Reuters $1.74 EPS. Despite a +23% revenue gain to $1.53 billion, analysts were expecting $1.56 billion.

Is BofA Really at Risk of Going to $2.50?

A Barron's article could have been a disaster for Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC).

Earnings on the Rise for Philip Morris

Today, PM announced adjusted earnings of $1.00 per share, or +7%. The company also reported revenue of $6.61 billion. While PM did grow earnings, it did miss expectations slightly, as analysts forecasted EPS of $1.01 and revenue of $6.92 billion.