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

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

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

It’s been three months since we first published our recommended portfolios in the inaugural issue of Smart Tech Investor, dated December 16, 2013. Below is a summary of those initial recommendations including our original advice and the difference in price between then and now: Investments Portfolio                  … Read More

It’s been three months since we first published our recommended portfolios in the inaugural issue of Smart Tech Investor, dated December 16, 2013. Below is a summary of those initial recommendations including our original advice and the difference in price between then and now: Investments Portfolio                  … Read More

It may be St. Patrick's Day, but you don't need the luck of the Irish to make money in the stock market; just a clear head and keen eye for which companies are moving towards that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow - or in the case with tech stocks - inside the cloud.  Read More

Many people are talking about the “Cloud” – the ecosystem of servers and related technology that enables remote data processing and storage. What I don’t hear is why this represents such a significant shift in how tech companies are valued and how the economy will change as a result. I… Read More

Many people are talking about the “Cloud” – the ecosystem of servers and related technology that enables remote data processing and storage. What I don’t hear is why this represents such a significant shift in how tech companies are valued and how the economy will change as a result. I… Read More

Late last year a Silicon Valley newspaper did a piece on the resurgence of Symantec (NSDQ: SYMC). At that time its stock had been on a tear; since bottoming out below $14 in the summer of 2012 the stock climbed up the charts, peaking above $26 only one year later. … Read More

Late last year a Silicon Valley newspaper did a piece on the resurgence of Symantec (NSDQ: SYMC). At that time its stock had been on a tear; since bottoming out below $14 in the summer of 2012 the stock climbed up the charts, peaking above $26 only one year later. … Read More