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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

A trio of “old tech” companies reported quarterly earnings this week, which in the past would have drew yawns from stock market analysts. But with overseas investors fleeing the uncertainty of Europe and Asia for the relative security of the United States, many of these stocks have become de facto… Read More

If you like to profit from mergers and acquisitions, consider investing in our cash-flow rich Personal Finance Growth portfolio stocks. Last week I discussed how Danone’s buyout offer for WhiteWave Foods was an example of the merger and acquisition activity that the Brexit vote will spawn as nervous executives in Europe look to buy… Read More

Mohamed El-Erian just echoed his gloomy economic forecast. Instead of using his “The New Normal” term for worldwide slow growth that he branded seven years ago, this time he used a new phrase: the “T-junction.” El-Erian’s T-junction means an economic intersection where you can’t go forward because the path we’ve… Read More

Last August, in an article I wrote for Smart Tech Investor (now Breakthrough Tech Profits), I posited, “Is Icahn Selling Apple?” I figured that Icahn needed to raise cash to cover huge losses in his energy portfolio. I also questioned how much longer he and Apple CEO Tim… Read More