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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

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.

Here's How to Deal With the Losers

When I see 'inherited losers' in client portfolios, this is how I handle them.

Sometimes We Can Be 'RZA' Sharp When Managing a Portfolio

Let me tell you about my recent eureka moment and how it can help your portfolio.

The CPI Report Gave This Market Some Tartar Sauce

I'm steadfastly watching several under-the-radar, overlooked names.

Beware the Twitter Investment Scammers

Here's what to stay away from.

Some of the Best Songs Are B-Sides, Same Goes for Stocks

After the Fed rocked the markets, don't feel like you're in a jam -- just march to the beat of a different drummer -- one that actually makes money.

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