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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

Buying a Car? Elon's Got a Deal for You. Buying a Stock? Well, Read On

Let's look under the hood at the electric vehicle market and see why it all comes down to one thing: Price.

The Economy Is Flashing Red: Be Very Careful With Your Stocks

Companies are cutting payouts for the same reason they are cutting employees. Prospects are not looking good for 2023.

Goodbye to the Year When Woke Went Broke

Let's look at how 'free money' fueled speculation in so-called green energy -- and the investment banks that poured gasoline all of the deals.

Knot Offshore Partners Is a Terrific Alternative Energy Trade

KNOP has an incredibly strong sponsor in shipping giant Knutsen NYK.

Why Mess With a Good Thing? I'm Making Only Minor Tweaks to the HOAX Portfolio

Here's a recap of my robust HOAX Portfolio birthday call.

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.

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