Jim Collins is the Founding Partner of Portfolio Guru. Collins researches small stocks in his newsletter, MicroCap Guru, and uses income-investing principles to manage money for individuals on a fee-only, separately-managed account basis.Expand

Previously, Collins spent 10 years as an equity analyst in New York and London covering the automotive sector for Lehman Brothers, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and UBS. He holds an A.B. in Economics and History from Duke University and has completed the academic requirements for the CFA designation. Collapse

'What's next?' appears to be the dominant question, but you might not like the answer.
With the Fed's market friendly policies about to reverse, what's likely to happen to stocks?
To capture a quick upward move in oil prices, it's probably best not to overthink it.
Demand for crude is on the rise globally, suggesting this may not be another head-fake.
Trades must be settled a day sooner.
They may not be for everybody, but I'm sticking with bonds.
Growing demand there is a bigger factor than a natural disaster here.
The bargains are out there.
This wouldn't be the first time players needed to be beaten over the head with a new trend before changing positions.
Their problems aren't getting any smaller.

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