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. 

Recent Articles By The Author

Navios Maritime Says All I Need to Hear

Navios Maritime Says All I Need to Hear

I'm encouraged by stabilizing markets and the company buying bonds.

Italy Needs the European Union's Help Now

Italy Needs the European Union's Help Now

With the economy stagnating and a disaster on its hands, Italy should turn to the EU.

Brexit, Schmexit: Low Rates Are Still Good for European Stocks

Brexit, Schmexit: Low Rates Are Still Good for European Stocks

BHP Billiton, for one, continues to benefit from easy central bank money.

Why I Like September VIX Call Options

Why I Like September VIX Call Options

A spike in volatility would make them pay off big time.

Slowing Suds Sales Signals Sluggish Global Growth

Slowing Suds Sales Signals Sluggish Global Growth

And Carlsberg is feeling the effects, as beer volumes fell in some markets in the second quarter.