Jon Markman

Jon Markman is editor of the independent investment newsletter The Daily Advantage.

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Smart Devices the Size of Dust Particles Are Coming; Here's How to Play It

Smart Devices the Size of Dust Particles Are Coming; Here's How to Play It

Computers as small and light as particles of dust are gradually moving out of the realm of science fiction.

Apple Raising Prices to Offset Unit Sales Growth Decline Is a Red Flag

Apple Raising Prices to Offset Unit Sales Growth Decline Is a Red Flag

While Samsung is building foldable screens with embedded fingerprint sensors and 5G handsets, Apple is tediously focused on color variants of their family of iPhones. It is depressing, given the history of the company.

A 5G Investment Play That's Finally in the Right Place at the Right Time

A 5G Investment Play That's Finally in the Right Place at the Right Time

Fifth generation wireless is a game changer. It means the end of network latency. And it is here today, three years ahead of schedule.

BMW's i4 Electric Vehicle Should Give Tesla a Run for Its Money

BMW's i4 Electric Vehicle Should Give Tesla a Run for Its Money

Investors tend to view electric vehicles as a niche market. They are missing the point. As battery prices drop, most vehicles are headed toward electric propulsion, and soon. Here are some ways to play the trend.

Apple Could Become Collateral Damage in a U.S.-China Trade War

Apple Could Become Collateral Damage in a U.S.-China Trade War

Investors should be aware that Apple wouldn't be immune to the impact of a Sino-American trade war that could persist for years.

Tim Cook Rebranding Apple as a Privacy Warrior Is a Cynical Joke

Tim Cook Rebranding Apple as a Privacy Warrior Is a Cynical Joke

Cook is not worried about data collection. He's worried about competitors building better products and services. So he is attempting to rewrite the rules.

Apple and Disney Threaten to Crush Cable TV

Apple and Disney Threaten to Crush Cable TV

Major technology companies are targeting cable TV because they have a distinct advantage, and the industry is especially vulnerable.

How Uber Has Driven Automakers Off a Cliff

How Uber Has Driven Automakers Off a Cliff

Uber's secret is access to cheap capital, and great corporate story-telling. It is a killer combination. Sadly, long time automakers have neither, and it will be the death of them.

U.S.-Chinese Trade War Could Mash Up Apple

U.S.-Chinese Trade War Could Mash Up Apple

Both Washington and Beijing could gum up AAPL's global business model.

How to Make Big Money on Super-Speedy Wireless 5G Deployment

How to Make Big Money on Super-Speedy Wireless 5G Deployment

5G is not merely an upgrade from 4G/LTE technology. It is orders of magnitude better. China is likely to win the race to widespread installation. Consider buying Qualcomm to play this trend.