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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

We're Playing Inflation, Not Being Played By It

This market is nowhere near capitulation.

Reaping the Benefits of Being a Nonconformist in This Market

This year in the stock market has been one long exercise in trampling the herd, as opposed to being trampled by it.

This Market Is Living in La La Land

If everyone is telling you the economy is in a recession... isn't it in a recession?

We're On the Road to Nowhere

Where is the GPS for the U.S. economy?

From Wall Street to Fantasy Island

So, let me get this straight -- costs are rising, units are declining, and yet earnings are going to grow? Yeah, right.

Investing in Fantasyland Will Only Earn You Fantasies

Here are the areas I'm buying, and here and the areas of which I'm turning away in disgust.

Buyer Beware, as We're Nowhere Near a Bottom in Cockeyed Market Optimism

It appears many market participants are willing to take on risk at the worst possible time.

We Finally Are Witnessing the Repricing of Extraordinarily Mispriced Assets

It doesn't end well, and investors should resist the temptation to buy on weakness.

Are You Listening Elon? Walk Away From Twitter!

The threads of Musk's TWTR bid have been laid bare for the past two weeks.

The Game Has Changed: Risk-Off Replaces Risk-On

It's just not in anyone's best interest on what we call the buy-side or the sell-side to tell you that.

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