Jon Markman is a Seattle based columnist, trader, author, and investment advisor. He graduated from Duke University and the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Markman edits four daily publications: Gemini SGX, Strategic Advantage, Traders Advantage, and Gemini 252. Also, he is a Forbes Tech Intelligence columnist and a Yahoo!Finance and MarketWatch contributor. With his 30 years of experience, he has co-invented two Microsoft patents and authored books such as: “Online Investing,” “New Day Trader’s Advantage,” “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator: Annotated Edition,” “Online Investing,” and “Swing Trading.” Starting in 2002 and ending in 2005 he worked as a senior investment strategist and portfolio manager at a hedge fund. Previously, from 1984 to 1997 he was at the Los Angeles Times as an investing reporter, investment columnist, and news editor. 1997 to 2002 he was CNBC’s managing editor on MSN Money. He was a pioneer in the creation of screening software and stock-ranking systems. Markman has been bestowed awards such as the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Financial Journalism, Society of Business Editors & Writers “Best in Business” award, and others. Speaking at conferences nationwide and appearing on radio and TV, Markman regularly speaks on investment topics. He has written for Tech Trender Daily and The Daily Advantage. Markman believes that stocks are the best way to prepare for retirement and increase their salaries.
This letter takes a systematic, opportunistic approach to trading the Russell 2000 E-minis, one of the world’s most active futures contracts. Most competitors try to game the news, make forecasts or follow trends that always seem to reverse at the moment they are recognized. Gemini systems are typically able to sidestep these pitfalls because they […]
This letter takes a systematic, opportunistic approach to trading the S&P 500 E-minis, the world’s most active futures contract. Most competitors try to game the news, make forecasts or follow trends that always seem to reverse at the moment they are recognized. Gemini systems are able to sidestep these pitfalls because they do not predict […]