Jim Pearce

Jim Pearce is the Chief Investment Strategist of Personal Finance, our flagship publication, and serves as Director of the Investing Daily Wealth Society. He is also the Director of Research at Investing Daily, overseeing the work of our entire analyst team. He began his career as a stockbroker in 1983 and over the years has managed client investment portfolios for major banks, brokerage firms and investment advisors. Jim has a BA in Business Management from The College of William & Mary, and a CFP from the College for Financial Planning.

Analyst Articles

Utility stocks crushed the stock market averages over the past forty years, and they will do the same over the next forty years except it won't be the companies most people expect. Read More

Its been a tough couple of weeks for the tech sector overall, but not for one of our recent recommendations that illustrates the importance of understanding exactly what is happening with tech stocks, and where. Read More

Its been a tough couple of weeks for the tech sector overall, but not for one of our recent recommendations that illustrates the importance of understanding exactly what is happening with tech stocks, and where. Read More

A lot of games being played in the stock market right now. While some companies are engaging in a high stakes version of "follow the leader", we think a more apt analogy is "musical chairs" and investors can profit from it if they know which companies are closest to the seats now that the sweet music of Quantitative Easing has stopped playing. Read More

A lot of games being played in the stock market right now. While some companies are engaging in a high stakes version of "follow the leader", we think a more apt analogy is "musical chairs" and investors can profit from it if they know which companies are closest to the seats now that the sweet music of Quantitative Easing has stopped playing. Read More

Looks like the first quarter of 2014 is going to end right about where it started for the market as a whole, but if you look beneath the surface there are bargains - and booby traps - to be had. Read More

Looks like the first quarter of 2014 is going to end right about where it started for the market as a whole, but if you look beneath the surface there are bargains - and booby traps - to be had. Read More

For reasons enumerated in today’s issue of Smart Tech 50 Weekly Movers, today we are closing out our short sell recommendation in 3D Systems (NSDQ: DDD). Back in January we featured it as our best short sale idea when it rose above $90, and now that it is… Read More

For reasons enumerated in today’s issue of Smart Tech 50 Weekly Movers, today we are closing out our short sell recommendation in 3D Systems (NSDQ: DDD). Back in January we featured it as our best short sale idea when it rose above $90, and now that it is… Read More

This time of the year is known for gusty winds signaling the arrival of spring, and right on cue the tech sector gets battered by a couple of late March zephyrs last week blowing out of the west – from Silicon Valley, to be precise. Read More