Jon Markman joins announced today the addition of a new, weekly investment column from contributor Jon D. Markman, “Jon Markman’s Speculations,” focusing on risks and opportunities in global equity and credit markets. Markman joins MarketWatch from MSN Money.

“The economic recovery is creating rapid new opportunities for investors, as well as dangers, from emerging markets to currencies to blue-chip stocks,” said David Callaway, editor-in-chief of MarketWatch in a press release.

In addition to the Speculations column, MarketWatch recently debuted several new columns highlighting news and analysis.

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