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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 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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Recent Articles By The Author

Happy Birthday to My HOAX Portfolio and Its Eye-Popping 51% Return

It's been quite a year and yes, I believe 2023 will be a lot like 2022.

The Stock Market Is Falling for All the Right Reasons

If you think that a 425-basis point increase is not contractionary, I would advise you to finance something like a house or a car. It's simple math.

If You Listened to Those Who Fawned Over Tesla, You're Paying Dearly Now

Paying heed to the wrong stock advisers can be an extremely expensive practice, as Tesla currently demonstrates.

Tesla's Hitting a Big Speedbump

As we look at Tesla China, we can only come to one conclusion: Estimates for deliveries will have to be reduced.

2 Really Small Graphite Plays That Could Prosper in a Big Way in an EV World

Graphite is an essential component of electric vehicle batteries and these two micro-cap stocks are maneuvering to satisfy demand for it.

I've Got a Bad Case of 'Stick-it-to-the-man...iosis'

But this is no disease I want to cure because when it comes to my Tesla strategy, it's making my firm's portfolio healthy as can be.

Don't Be Fooled by the Stock Hucksters

Make sure you are taking advice from those who have played the game, not those who are attempting to play you.

Black Friday Brings a Darker Outlook for Tesla

Tesla was painted as a China Play, and with China slowing so much that its Central Bank is throwing open the monetary spigot, look for Elon to focus his energies elsewhere.

Jokers, Clowns Make for Good Distractions, but Not Good Investments

My strategy is based on not following the herd, which means profiting along with 'unpopular' energy giants.

In This Market a Sense of Humor Is Required

On the long side, I believe in the power of conviction, but on the short side, I learned to ditch the ego and realize you can't win them all.

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