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The latest investment strategies and insights from Markman Capital Insight. Helping investors get the most reward from every ounce of risk.  The latest investment strategies and insights from Markman Capital Insight. Helping investors get the most reward from every ounce of risk. 

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Apple Pay Tips To New Era Of Fully Digitized Money

The new iPhone 6 all by itself is a pedestrian mobile phone. Nice looking, a big upgrade over the iPhone 5, but it has nothing that Android phone users have not seen or been enjoying for a few years.The new Apple Pay system though is quite interesting and it is too early to make snap judgments on whether it is important or not. There was some...

  • May 6th, 2022
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Why The Cloud Is Amazon’s Future

It should now be clear that the migration to cloud computing is still in its infancy. Investors should look for opportunistic entry levels for all of the major firms.Last week, Amazon.comAMZN (AMZN) reported spectacular financial results, buoyed by huge growth in its Amazon Web Services cloud compute division. Cloud is at the heart of...

  • May 6th, 2022
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How Google Will Transform Ford

Managers at Ford (F) admitted the obvious Monday: Their software engineers are never going to catch up with Silicon Valley. This presents a big opportunity for investors.Ford and Google signed a 6-year agreement to bring the networked era to future Mustangs, F-150s and Lincolns. The deal also refuels Ford’s business model. Software really...

  • May 6th, 2022
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Transportation Transformation

Thanks for requesting the slide deck for my Transportation Transformation presentation on the Forbes platform.I have placed it on a Box.net share so that you can study the ideas. Click here to view.The big idea is that the world of transportation is belatedly joining the worlds of business, entertainment and social interaction in undergoing...

  • March 6th, 2021
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Piggly Wiggly Short Squeeze in 1923

The following passage about the great Piggly Wiggly short squeeze of 1923 appears in my annotated edition of "Reminiscences of a Stock Operator." ... Click here to order the book at Amazon.

  • January 26th, 2021
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21 Tech Stocks for 2021

Thanks for requesting the slide deck in my presentation at the virtual MoneyShow on Jan. 13.I have placed it on a Dropbox share so that you can study the ideas. Click here to view.The big idea is that the worlds of business, entertainment and social interaction are undergoing a major transformation from analog to digital. ... Handwritten letters...

  • January 18th, 2021
Mastercard Evades Enemies

Mastercard Evades Enemies

By Jon D. MarkmanPresident Trump says that trade wars are easy to win. It depends on the definition of winning.The Chinese government announced recently that state agencies must begin replacing foreign-made PCs and software, according to a report from the Financial Times.While this may not seem like a big deal, the directive is expected...

  • December 29th, 2019
Profit from the AI Hiring Boom

Profit from the AI Hiring Boom

By Jon D. MarkmanHiring is booming, and a specific skill set is really in demand.Hiring for artificial intelligence specialists surged 74% during the past four years, according to LinkedIn, a career social media site. The trend is clearly accelerating, with more positions for job seekers and rising wages.Investors should follow the money, too....

  • December 29th, 2019