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

One of the six tenets of the Dow Theory is that indices must confirm each other. Charles Dow broke the market down into two indices: the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow Jones Transportation Average. So, for a trend in the markets to remain intact, both major averages must… Read More

As I mentioned my Portfolio Update earlier this week, I am extending our hold period for Despegar (NYSE: DESP) two more months from July 26 to September 26: “The company announced a shake-up in the C-suite last week, and I want to see what sort of guidance the new… Read More

Last week I used Facebook (NasdaqGS: FB) to illustrate the notion of “headline risk” after the company lost $100 billion in market value in less than a month when it admitted to a major security breach. Little did I know that if I had only waited a week I could… Read More