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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

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.

This ETF Double Counting Adds Up to Insanity

You have to invest with your eyes wide open -- especially to the mirage of stock-based exchange-traded funds.

Heed These Words: Risk-Off, Flight to Safety

Bonds and gold are safe. That is why you should be selling portions of your holdings of stocks to buy them today.

Where to Put Your Money? Bonds Still Look Good Here

Every minute detail and data point is misinterpreted to paint a positive picture for stocks.

Confidence Will Decide the Fate of the Markets

The world's most levered balance sheet belongs not to a company, but to a country: Japan.

With Coronavirus, Ignore Those 'Talking Their Own Book'

Chinese consumer confidence will likely be dented for much longer than the global equity markets are currently assuming.

Tesla Is Highly Challenged, Hence the Capital Raise

TSLA built a plant in China at exactly the worst time in modern Chinese history because of the spreading coronavirus.

The U.S. Consumer Is Rockin' Right Now

And...Target is my favorite retail experience.

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