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

GE Stock Won't Be a Buy Until It Acts Like George Costanza

GE Stock Won't Be a Buy Until It Acts Like George Costanza

After 119 years, GE needs to make this very difficult decision.

Stop Calling Nio the Chinese Tesla: It Has a MUCH Brighter Future

Stop Calling Nio the Chinese Tesla: It Has a MUCH Brighter Future

William Li has built the perfect 21st century car company while Elon Musk struggles to overcome 'production hell.'

Tesla Will Not Solve Its Many Problems With Elon Musk as 'Head Coach'

Tesla Will Not Solve Its Many Problems With Elon Musk as 'Head Coach'

Tesla's execution issues bring to mind John McKay's hapless Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Let Analysts Be Analysts and Let Fund Managers Pick Stocks

Let Analysts Be Analysts and Let Fund Managers Pick Stocks

MSCI's GICS reclassification is yet another example of the ETF-ization of this market.

The 'Emerging Markets Meltdown' Is Not What You Think It Is

The 'Emerging Markets Meltdown' Is Not What You Think It Is

If you really want to play emerging markets, you have to look at the fixed-income side.

U.S., Mexico Free Trade Is Not a Game Changer for Auto Stocks

U.S., Mexico Free Trade Is Not a Game Changer for Auto Stocks

As fantastic as consumer metrics have been of late, I do believe we have seen the peak in U.S. auto sales for this cycle.

Focus on the Fundamentals With Tesla

Focus on the Fundamentals With Tesla

Tesla makes cars and car companies are not highly valued by the stock market.

Let's Size Up Opportunity in a Smattering of Underperformers, Shall We?

Let's Size Up Opportunity in a Smattering of Underperformers, Shall We?

From beaten-down currencies to U.S. Treasurys, it's always valuable to assess the prospects of various asset classes.

This 'Blood in the Streets' Play Is My New Real Money Best Idea

This 'Blood in the Streets' Play Is My New Real Money Best Idea

If this stock performs like my previous pick you're in for a treat.

Tesla's Three-Ring Circus

Tesla's Three-Ring Circus

The market's perception can change, and I predict fearlessly that it will, but ultimately numbers do matter.