Jon Markman

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

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How to Profit From the Imminent Arrival of Commercial Drones

How to Profit From the Imminent Arrival of Commercial Drones

United Parcel Services has locked down an agreement with the FAA that is the first of its kind, setting the stage for the Atlanta-based logistics company to set up unlimited fleets of drones and pilots on the ground.

Why Verizon Will Be an Even Bigger Winner in a 5G World

Why Verizon Will Be an Even Bigger Winner in a 5G World

Wireless companies will beam into homes multi-gigabit internet speeds without the cost of laying expensive fiber. Customers will simply turn on their new 5G routers, and presto, they'll have connections fast enough to stream 8K video, or seamlessly run automation software. Goodbye, cable.

Consider Amazon While It's Under Attack in Washington, DC

Consider Amazon While It's Under Attack in Washington, DC

Amazon isn't putting small shops out of business. In the case of Marketplace, it's giving Mom and Pop the same winning tools Bezos used to build the online retail giant.

Biometric Passwords Are About to Go Big Time; Here's Who's Set to Profit

Biometric Passwords Are About to Go Big Time; Here's Who's Set to Profit

Diebold Nixdorf is best known for its 35% global market share of automated teller machines, but it is successfully branching out into digital verification.

Elon Musk's Other Big Start-Up, Neuralink, Is Gaining Momentum

Elon Musk's Other Big Start-Up, Neuralink, Is Gaining Momentum

As neurons fire across our synapses they send commands to our eyes, ears and limbs. Musk and his team at Neuralink want to build a brain machine interface to interpret and control those commands.

Cardlytics, a Credit Data Pioneer, Soars as Banks Flock to Its Services

Cardlytics, a Credit Data Pioneer, Soars as Banks Flock to Its Services

Cardlytics' initial idea was simple: Marry credit card purchase data with marketers, and build a new data-based business for banks.

5G Spending Caution Presents a Good Opportunity to Invest in Crown Castle

5G Spending Caution Presents a Good Opportunity to Invest in Crown Castle

Crown Castle International is one of the largest operators of cell phone towers in the United States and will be among the greatest beneficiaries of the current and eventual shift to 5G.

Augmented Reality, Via Google and Apple, Will Be the Biggest Star of 5G

Augmented Reality, Via Google and Apple, Will Be the Biggest Star of 5G

Telecom carriers need a win. The smartphone business is stagnant. Consumers have become complacent with good enough devices. But 5G, coupled with amazing new AR experiences, changes everything.

Why Mastercard Is Set to Dominate Business Transactions

Why Mastercard Is Set to Dominate Business Transactions

The business-to-business transaction process is hopelessly inefficient and costly. Companies shell out $2.7 trillion chasing payments. Mastercard plans to bring the process into the digital age.

How Fair Isaac Has Made a Fortune Off Your Credit Score

How Fair Isaac Has Made a Fortune Off Your Credit Score

Leveraging expertise in credit scoring and data science, FICO has built a business-to-business platform with predictable sales from applications and subscriptions.