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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

The Circus Is Coming to Osaka, but Will It Play Out on Wall Street?

When loud-mouth politicians stay out of the markets, it is just entertainment, but there's nothing funny about trade wars and Middle East conflict.

As Iran Conflict Brews, Set Sights on Raytheon and Northrop Grumman

While perhaps not good long-term holds at these prices, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman may be good trades.

'Goga' Stocks Part 2: Throw A Line Overseas to Net Big Yields

There is a universe of high-yielding names outside the U.S. with which you are probably not familiar -- here are two attractive non-U.S. companies to consider investing in.

Stocks to Go 'Goga' Over

Here are some picks from my 'Goga Stocks,' so named from The Republic of Georgia's Goga Bitadze -- you'll see what I mean...

Time to Get Back to What I Do Best: Shorting Stocks

After a five-year hiatus I'm ready to start throwing whammies in several directions.

Blues' Stunning Victory Holds Cupful of Big Investment Lessons

Watching St. Louis top Boston on Wednesday proves key characteristics good investing: Don't give up, look for gems, and fear not management changes.

U.S. Economy: Even in June, Winter Is Coming

Shorting individual stocks is going to be a very lucrative summer trade.

Schizophrenic Markets Require Miyagi-Like Investment Strategy

Here's how I'm trading the oil and energy markets amid the collateral damage from risk-off sentiment.

The Oracle of Omaha Is Off His Game

Be careful backing Buffett right now, his biggest holdings show increasing profit pressure.

My View From 38,000 Feet

Lower your exposure to equities here and completely discard stocks of companies that are not earning their cost of capital.

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