About the Author
Jon D. Markman is Senior Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Greenbook Investment Management. He also publishes the weekly StockTactics Advisor investment newsletter, and is a columnist for CNBC on MSN Money and TheStreet.com. From 1997 to 2002, he was managing editor of CNBC on MSN Money. From 1982 to 1997, he was an editor, reporter, and investments columnist at the Los Angeles Times. A graduate of Duke University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Markman is author of the bestselling Online Investing and Swing Trading. He received a Gerald Loeb Award for distinguished financial journalism in 2003, and Sigma Delta Chi/Society of Professional Journalists national and regional awards for his 2001 reporting on Enron. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two children.