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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

CorEnergy Is a Pipeline to High Yield

It's the best of both worlds, a hydrocarbon company that also has a green component.

The Great Disconnect of Government Job Surveys

Watch corporate actions and ignore corporate words. Read real research and ignore government data.

No, I'm Not Selling Exxon and Chevron Here

Be careful about drawing a comparison with dry bulk shippers and hydrocarbon names. They're two completely different undertakings.

Amazon Vs. Exxon: Here's the Winner (for Investors)

Let's put the two side-by-side and see which will work in these recessionary times.

Investors Can't Afford to View the World Through Rose-Tinted VR Goggles

We're in a recession and this is not a time to get into what are essentially big-tech ad companies like Meta. Here's what to do instead.

It's Raining Dividends in the Oil Patch

Companies that expend capital to explore for and produce oil need to earn a return on that capital, and, oh boy, are they doing it now.

Did Tesla Really 'Crush' Earnings?

TSLA actually burned cash in the quarter. That's what happens when you launch new plants into a terrible macro environment.

Elon Musk vs Twitter: Get Ready for Months of Legal Wrangling

Musk's focus on the prevalence of spambot accounts really elucidated why TWTR is not a viable business.

Just Turn Your Pretty Head and Walk Away From Twitter

Tesla honcho Elon Musk showed us what's inside Twitter's nest and it's not pretty.

Investing and the Time Value of Money

I have been engaged in a constant process of calling time on time- and capital- wasting investments.

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