TDI Podcast: Guest Jon Markman And A Contagion Warning (#349)

Guest, Jon Markman discusses the how the market’s performance in January can foreshadow the rest of the year. Is there any truth to the common wisdom of : “As goes January……”? We also talk about some of his favorite picks for 2014. Gold, Cocoa as well as other commodities are also in focus on this episode.

Listen in as we explain why Emerging Markets are plunging as the FED continues their plan to slow bond purchases.



Jon Markman, a veteran money manager and award-winning journalist, is editor and founder of the investment research newsletters Trader‘s Advantage and Strategic Advantage. A pioneer in the development of stock-rating systems and screening software, Markman is a co-inventor on two Microsoft patents and author of the best-selling books “Swing Trading” , “The New Day Trader Advantage” and “Reminiscences of a Stock Operator Annotated Edition”

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Markman was a portfolio manager and senior investment strategist at a multi-strategy hedge fund from 2002 to 2005; managing editor and columnist at CNBC from 1997 to 2002; and an editor, investments columnist and investigative reporter at the Los Angeles Times from 1984 to 1997 and currently writes for

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