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Jim Collins

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.

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. 

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Recent Articles By The Author

Anything That Hampers Price Discovery Makes Selloffs More Intense

Reallocating your portfolio to reflect the new reality impacting the global economy isn't panicking.

In the Time of Covid-19, It's Risk-Off!

I haven't seen anything in the past three weeks that I haven't seen before, but I just can't model this reaction to Covid-19, so I can't call a bottom.

Bad Monetary Policy, Recessions, Crises, Market Corrections, and Crashes

From shrinking the balance sheet to growing it. From raising rates to cutting them. The Fed has no ability to effect such change now, and thus my complete and utter disdain for the imminent rate cut.

Welcome to the Jungle: To Reach Investing Paradise, Ya Gotta Keep Pushing

It's no illusion, you need a little patience and pushing to be that one in a million investor.

Don't Be in Any Hurry to Jump Into Equities

It wouldn't be surprising to see the S&P 500 slide back to levels of late 2018 if not lower based on the current economic state of the world.

Small-Time Investors, This Is Your Chance

Individual investors can act far more quickly than the big boys in reallocating assets.

Pay Attention to the Bond Market and You Won't Get Burned

Sentiment on U.S. stocks has changed, and you need to plan accordingly.

General Motors: There They Go Again

GM has not innovated any automotive product or feature in the nearly 30 years that I have followed the company. So, why would they try now?

To Sit Back and Do Nothing in the Face of Crisis Can Be a Fatal Mistake

Inserting some measure of market timing into your asset allocation decisions is essential.

Tips for Your Portfolio

To survive weeks like this one with your sanity -- and portfolio value -- intact, just put a little effort into it.

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