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

  1. Credit, Loans & Mortgages

    CDOs and the Mortgage Market

    These structured products contribute to keeping borrowing rates low.
  2. Financial Analysis

    How Influential Economists Changed Our History

    Find out how these five groundbreaking thinkers laid our financial foundations.
  3. Investing Strategy

    Consumer Spending As A Market Indicator

    What people buy and where they shop can provide valuable information about the economy.
  4. Asset Allocation

    Guard Your Portfolio With Defensive Stocks

    Find out how these securities can protect you from a market bust.
  5. Mutual Funds

    Style Drift Can Hurt Mutual Fund Returns

    Small, gradual changes in a portfolio manager's stated strategies can be a big risk for investors.
  6. Virtual Reality

    Sorting Out Cult Stocks

    Is that crazy product going to be the next big thing? Learn how to evaluate these companies here.
  7. Alternative Investments

    Chasing Down Biotech Zombie Stocks

    Find out whether you have "living dead" stocks lurking in your portfolio.