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

Separate Your Portfolio Into These 3 Categories: You'll Be Glad You Did

Separate Your Portfolio Into These 3 Categories: You'll Be Glad You Did

No one wants a Kraft Heinz moment.

5 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy or Invest in Now

5 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy or Invest in Now

Cash is a lazy asset, but the genesis of Berkshire's underperformance has been choosing the wrong investments.

More Random Gleanings: Kraft Heinz and Berkshire Hathaway

More Random Gleanings: Kraft Heinz and Berkshire Hathaway

Someone at Berkshire needs to step up and produce a mea culpa on Kraft Heinz.

Random Gleanings: Nike, Tesla, Boeing and Wells Fargo

Random Gleanings: Nike, Tesla, Boeing and Wells Fargo

One wonders where Nike's cool factor will come from.

Should Mobility Businesses Be Valued as Car Companies or as Tech Companies?

Should Mobility Businesses Be Valued as Car Companies or as Tech Companies?

Investors had better be ready for new types of combinations between automotive and tech companies.

The List of Companies Involved in the Race for AVs Is Quite Impressive

The List of Companies Involved in the Race for AVs Is Quite Impressive

The race for AVs can be divided into two acronyms - ADAS and MaaS - and MaaS is an enormous potential market for global companies.

A Shift From Stocks to Bonds Is a Classic Example of a Risk-Off Trade

A Shift From Stocks to Bonds Is a Classic Example of a Risk-Off Trade

So, if there's no inflation anywhere, why have gold prices rallied 11% in six months?

Once Again, Numbers Do Matter

Once Again, Numbers Do Matter

I won't lose money for my clients by buying stocks in companies that are facing lower margins.

Let Your Portfolio Explore Europe in 2019

Let Your Portfolio Explore Europe in 2019

My 2019 market prediction: This is the year in which European equities outperform those in the U.S.

Tesla and the Key Takeaway

Tesla and the Key Takeaway

The departure of the company's lead finance executive while the SEC and DOJ are -- presumably -- still investigating the company is a jaw-dropper.