Jon Ogg

Jon Ogg has been a financial news analyst since 1997. Some of his accomplishments include creating an audio squawk for active traders called TTN (it was sold in 2003 and became a news broadcast desk that became part E*Trade); working as a licensed bond broker to U.S. and E.U. financial institutions; acting as a financial advisor and portfolio manager in Copenhagen, Denmark; and gaining experience in private financings. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance at University of Houston. Jon has lived in New York, Chicago, Copenhagen and Houston. To read more of his work, see his blog site www.247wallst.com.

  1. CDOs And The Mortgage Market
    Insurance

    CDOs And The Mortgage Market

    These structured products contribute to keeping borrowing rates low.
  2. Consumer Spending As A Market Indicator
    Markets

    Consumer Spending As A Market Indicator

    What people buy and where they shop can provide valuable information about the economy.
  3. Guard Your Portfolio With Defensive Stocks
    Active Trading

    Guard Your Portfolio With Defensive Stocks

    Find out how these securities can protect you from a market bust.
  4. Style Drift Can Hurt Mutual Fund Returns
    Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Style Drift Can Hurt Mutual Fund Returns

    Small, gradual changes in a portfolio manager's stated strategies can be a big risk for investors.
  5. How Influential Economists Changed Our History
    Fundamental Analysis

    How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
  6. Sorting Out Cult Stocks
    Active Trading

    Sorting Out Cult Stocks

    Is that crazy product going to be the next big thing? Learn how to evaluate these companies here.
  7. Chasing Down Biotech Zombie Stocks
    Investing

    Chasing Down Biotech Zombie Stocks

    Find out whether you have "living dead" stocks lurking in your portfolio.
  8. Hoku Inks 'Call Option' On Solar Power (HOKU)
    Stock Analysis

    Hoku Inks 'Call Option' On Solar Power (HOKU)

    Hoku Scientific signed a $678-million deal with Suntech Power, but this contract is basically a leveraged long-term call option.
  9. GE vs 3M -- Who's Better After Earnings?
    Stock Analysis

    GE vs 3M -- Who's Better After Earnings?

    A side-by-side comparison of two conglomerate heavyweights.
  10. Evolution Begins At Boots & Coots (WEL)
    Stock Analysis

    Evolution Begins At Boots & Coots (WEL)

    A look at the evolving business model of oil-field firefighter Boots and Coots.
  11. The Cola Wars Continue (KO, PEP)
    Stock Analysis

    The Cola Wars Continue (KO, PEP)

    Coca-Cola's strong earnings results could mean good things are in store for PepsiCo shareholders as well.
  12. Royal Gold Has A Bright Future (RGLD)
    Stock Analysis

    Royal Gold Has A Bright Future (RGLD)

    A look at the potential upside for this unique, Colorado-based gold company .
  13. The Effects of the Altria-Kraft Spin-Off (MO, KFT)
    Stock Analysis

    The Effects of the Altria-Kraft Spin-Off (MO, KFT)

    An interesting look at the effects the Altria-Kraft spin-off could bring to the major stock market indices.