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

Why Warren Buffett's Investment Style Is Fumbling the Ball

Why Warren Buffett's Investment Style Is Fumbling the Ball

Maybe you should not emulate the Oracle after all.

Tesla, Boeing and Merck Among Companies Hurt by Latest Tariffs

Tesla, Boeing and Merck Among Companies Hurt by Latest Tariffs

The latest announcement from the U.S. Trade Representative's office is chilling reading for free trade supporters.

If Tariffs Hit, a Pullback in Chinese Tech Stocks Would Mean Buy, Buy, Buy

If Tariffs Hit, a Pullback in Chinese Tech Stocks Would Mean Buy, Buy, Buy

All of these companies would be losers from a trade war focused on intellectual property.

Breaking Up (GE) Is Hard to Do

Breaking Up (GE) Is Hard to Do

With only two units supporting its huge dividend and pension obligations, a GE breakup is hardly feasible at the moment.

These Companies Could Win or Lose a Lot at the G7 Meeting

These Companies Could Win or Lose a Lot at the G7 Meeting

From auto makers to airplane manufacturers, there's plenty at stake at the G7 meeting.

Saudi Oil Minister Rattles Market

Saudi Oil Minister Rattles Market

Oil price slump forces rapid adjustments in many portfolios.

GE Needs to Stop Paying a Common Dividend

GE Needs to Stop Paying a Common Dividend

Cash flow never lies and the company has better uses for its money.

3 Important Lessons From the Last Oil Boom

3 Important Lessons From the Last Oil Boom

With oil prices surging, keep these points in mind as you look to profit.

4 Stocks to Buy (and 6 to Avoid) as Oil Hits $80 a Barrel

4 Stocks to Buy (and 6 to Avoid) as Oil Hits $80 a Barrel

These small E&P names look promising, but airlines, automakers and shippers could see big problems.

Symantec Story Likely to Get Worse

Symantec Story Likely to Get Worse

With little to go on from the company, it's likely Symantec's shares have even further to fall.