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

Last week's big sell-off in 3D Printing Systems came as no surpise to us, especially since we recommended it as one of our two featured short sell recommendations just last month.  What does surprise us is the extent to which most investors still don't recognize how much things have changed for the tech sector now that Fed tapering is officially underway, and where the future growth opportunites will be. Read More

Last week's big sell-off in 3D Printing Systems came as no surpise to us, especially since we recommended it as one of our two featured short sell recommendations just last month.  What does surprise us is the extent to which most investors still don't recognize how much things have changed for the tech sector now that Fed tapering is officially underway, and where the future growth opportunites will be. Read More

Last week the tech sector saw two of its biggest names report disapointing financial results, casting a long shadow over the entire market.  And yesterday's sighting of Punxsutawney Phil's shadow foretold six more weeks of winter, about the same time earnings season will be over and our portfolio recommendations should be bathed in the light of greater clarity. Read More

Last week the tech sector saw two of its biggest names report disapointing financial results, casting a long shadow over the entire market.  And yesterday's sighting of Punxsutawney Phil's shadow foretold six more weeks of winter, about the same time earnings season will be over and our portfolio recommendations should be bathed in the light of greater clarity. Read More

A lot of tech stocks report earnings in the days to come, and by this time next month the investing landscape could look very different.  If you haven't placed your bets yet, now might be a good time to do so. Read More

A lot of tech stocks report earnings in the days to come, and by this time next month the investing landscape could look very different.  If you haven't placed your bets yet, now might be a good time to do so. Read More

Will the announcement of Microsoft's next CEO push the stock higher or lower?  We think ultimately there is only one way out for the company, and once that becomes apparent to the rest of the world the stock should shake out of its doldrums. Read More

Only one long (buy) recommendation is currently below its limit in our Equity Trades Portfolio, but we have three short (sell) recommendations that are ready to go right now.  For more buy recommendations from our Investments Portfolio please refer to the Portfolio Update from last week's issue of Smart Tech 50 Weekly Movers. Read More