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Jon D. Markman brings a unique perspective and unparalleled insights to his writing. And with good reason: During the past three decades, Markman has worked as both a journalist/commentator and as an actual portfolio manager.

In 1992 and 1994 he was a news editor on staffs that ... more

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Amazon's Next Big Thing - Ambient Computing
Executives at the Seattle, Wash.-based company have revealed a slew of new computing devices. Not a single one of them had a keyboard. Most didn’t seem like computers at all. Welcome to ambient computing, Amazon’s next big business vertical.
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DraftKings And Penn National - Two Bets On Bettors
It’s the ultimate digital transformation. Glamorous multimillion-dollar West Coast casinos are being disrupted by smartphone apps, secure internet connections, and convenience. The trend is a boon for DraftKings Inc. and Penn National Gaming.
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21 Tech Stocks For 2021
The big idea is that the worlds of business, entertainment and social interaction are undergoing a major transformation from analog to digital
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Cool Tech IPOs Finally Emerge After Drought
It has become a cliché. If your business is not scarfing up new technology, it’s being devoured by it. Given the choice, companies are choosing to eat... with more than $3.6 trillion in deals announced,
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
ALGN Align Technology, Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ANET Arista Networks, Inc.
ATVI Activision Blizzard Inc
BBY Best Buy Co.
BOX Box Inc.
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
DVMT Dell Technologies Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
IJK iShares S&P MidCap 400 Growth Index Fund
ILMN Illumina, Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MTSI MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.
MZOR Mazor Robotics Ltd.
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NKE Nike Inc.
NOC Northrop Grumman Corporation
NVDA Nvidia Corporation
PI IMPINJ INC
SPX S&P 500 Index
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TE TECO Energy Inc.
THD iShares MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index Fund
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
UTX United Technologies Corporation
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Columnist
Forbes
September 2014 - Present (7 years 3 months)
Columnist
MarketWatch.com
February 2010 - Present (11 years 10 months)
Chief Executive, Founder
Markman Capital Insight LLC
November 2002 - Present (19 years 3 months)

Investment research and management, specializing in equities, derivatives and futures

Senior Portfolio Manager
Pinnacle Investment Advisors
2002 - 2006 (4 years 10 months)
Managing Editor and Columnist
Microsoft Corporation
February 1997 - November 2002 (5 years 10 months)

Managing editor and columnist, MSN Money

Reporter, Columnist, Executive News Editor Editor
Los Angeles Times
February 1982 - February 1987 (5 years 1 month)

Education

Columbia University
M.S.
Journalism
Duke University
BA
Histoy

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