Jon Markman


Fast Forward Investing, The Power Elite, & Strategic Advantage

  • Author of 6 Best-Selling Books on Investing and Trading
  • Winner of Gerald Loeb Award and Society of Professional Journalists
  • Publisher/Editor of 7 Popular Stock, Options, and Futures Newsletters

About Jon

Jon Markman is a veteran journalist, investment adviser, and futurist whose research on ground-breaking technology companies over the past four decades has helped thousands of customers achieve their financial goals. He has served as an investment strategies columnist at the Los Angeles Times and Forbes magazine as well as the founding managing editor at MSN Money. Leveraging the power of Microsoft engineers, in 2001 he created the first successful stock-rating system for the public using advanced quantitative analytics. Mr. Markman is currently the author of seven stock and options services: The Power Elite, Strategic Options and Weiss Technology Portfolio for Weiss Ratings; Fast Forward Investing for Forbes; and Strategic Advantage, Tactical Options and Counterpoint Options for his own independent site. He is also the author of five books on investing.

Jon's Articles

The S&P 500 (SPX) started broadly higher Monday following news President Biden had nominated Jerome Powell for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve and boosted Lael Brainard into the vice chair role. Quite an odd couple, to be fair; this should be interesting, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
Changes made to the operating system used by iPhones and iPads were supposed to be apocalyptic for advertising technology companies. Despite scary headlines, that did not happen, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
The S&P 500 (SPX) finished on Monday at 4,701, a gain of 0.1%. It was the eighth consecutive daily advance, and the 15th during the last 17 days, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
Bears hoped that comments from the Federal Open Market Committee meeting this week might kneecap the rally, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.

Jon's Videos

Join Jon Markman for a discussion on how the digital transformation of sports betting and media will create new fortunes.
Join Jon Markman to discover 13 surprising stocks at the front of the electric and self-driving vehicle revolution.
SpaceX made history with the launch into orbit of the first manned space capsule by a private company. While we may not be vacationing in Mars any time soon, we are living in a world where technology is evolving faster than ever. In this panel discussion, get up to speed on the latest trends in the industry, explore breakthrough technologies, and hear about the most innovative disruptors reshaping the future, including stocks you'll want to own today—And even years from now!
The digital transformation of business and society has led a shocking number of industrial and consumer companies to become remarkable technology leaders. The market is about to take notice.

Jon's Books

Jon Markman

The New Day Trader Advantage: Sane, Smart, and Stable--Finding the Daily Trades That Will Make You Rich

The New Day Trader Advantage features surefire techniques for profiting from this more measured, cunning method of active trading-techniques that will help busy professionals and individuals achieve their investing goals with minimum stress and maximum gain.
Jon Markman

The Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Collection: The Classic Book

The Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Collection brings together three classic titles based on this unique individual and offers profound insights into his motivations, attitudes, and strategies.

Newsletter Contributions

Tech Trend Trader

Jon Markman, editor of Tech Trader, has both a proven ability to help make investors millions and has received the world's most prestigious awards for wriring about it. 

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Strategic Advantage

Strategic provides an entertaining, opinionated, educational daily commentary on economic, corporate, geopolitical, influences on markets. It also provides a systematic approach to buying stocks and ETFs for both short- and long-term capital appreciation.

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