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

11 Stock Picks for the Coming Oil Breakout

11 Stock Picks for the Coming Oil Breakout

To capture a quick upward move in oil prices, it's probably best not to overthink it.

West Texas Intermediate Briefly Tops $50 a Barrel

West Texas Intermediate Briefly Tops $50 a Barrel

Demand for crude is on the rise globally, suggesting this may not be another head-fake.

What a Difference a Day Makes for New SEC Rule

What a Difference a Day Makes for New SEC Rule

Trades must be settled a day sooner.

How Have Bond Funds Done This Year?

How Have Bond Funds Done This Year?

They may not be for everybody, but I'm sticking with bonds.

If You Are Long Oil Companies, You Have to Be Bullish on China

If You Are Long Oil Companies, You Have to Be Bullish on China

Growing demand there is a bigger factor than a natural disaster here.