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 Is Unsafe at Any Price

GE Stock Is Unsafe at Any Price

This company should not be paying a dividend at all.

Oil Is Not Crashing

Oil Is Not Crashing

What has changed? It's the economy stupid. More specifically, the Trump Economy.

This Is When the Market Will Face a Great Awakening

This Is When the Market Will Face a Great Awakening

We have hit peak margins so just make sure your portfolio is protected as that likely means we have hit peak S&P 500 too.

Contango Has Returned to the Oil Markets

Contango Has Returned to the Oil Markets

Contango is the situation in which contracts for future months' delivery are valued more highly than the contract for the current month's delivery.

The Path to Successful Start-up Investing

The Path to Successful Start-up Investing

To hit a homerun with a small stock, it is important to find a sector into which capital is flowing.

Don't Wait for an IPO to Invest in a Startup

Don't Wait for an IPO to Invest in a Startup

Here is how, and when, to get into a micro-cap -- and why you should consider it now.

The Stakes Are High for FAANG Stocks This Time Around

The Stakes Are High for FAANG Stocks This Time Around

With a viable alternative now, 'up, up, up' is no longer guaranteed.

'Well, It Is October...'

'Well, It Is October...'

I believe this correction is real and will last at least through year-end.

With This Market, Something Has to Give

With This Market, Something Has to Give

We are entering uncharted waters in terms of rates for this business cycle, and that has the markets roiled.

Take Out the Trash: 4 'Garbage' Stocks to Dispose From Your Portfolio Now

Take Out the Trash: 4 'Garbage' Stocks to Dispose From Your Portfolio Now

As this record bull run shows its age, there are a striking number of companies with terrible fundamentals and unreasonable valuations.