Jim Collins is the Founding Partner of Portfolio Guru. Collins researches small stocks in his newsletter, MicroCap Guru, and uses income-investing principles with a contrarian bent to manage money for individuals on a fee-only, separately-managed account basis.
Previously, Collins spent 10 years as a sell-side 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 the CFA designation.
Collins is passionate about building wealth for individual investors. When he is not working, he can be found running, and participating in various sports. Fun fact about Collins: he has researched equities on all six inhabited continents.
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