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Jim Pearce

Jim Pearce is the Chief Investment Strategist of Personal Finance, our flagship publication. 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

The Return of the King

by Jim Pearce on February 15, 2018

For all those investors out there still holding onto to shares of overvalued momentum stocks, it’s time to get serious about how much downside risk you’re willing to take, and how much cash flow you will need from your investments to make ends meet.

Did You Hear the News?

by Jim Pearce on February 9, 2018

Last week, Xerox and Fujifilm announced they are merging the two companies later this year. That may not seem like a big deal now, but it might when rising interest rates forced analysts to recalculate the value of momentum stocks.

Income Investors: Don’t be Taken for a Ride!

by Jim Pearce on February 1, 2018

Now that interest rates are on the rise, I expect to see a wide variety of new debt offerings come to market. I fear that fraudsters will take advantage of the public by offering what seem like good deals, but are really Ponzi schemes.

Your Alternative to a Stock Market Correction

by Jim Pearce on January 26, 2018

The bad news is there probably isn’t as much upside potential in U.S. large-cap stocks in the near term. The good news is there are many other places you can put your money to continue earning outsized returns.

The Bitcoin Millionaire Next Door

by Jim Pearce on January 25, 2018

You don’t need to take as much risk as this person did to spend next winter vacationing in the Caribbean and driving a new car, but you may need to change what you’re doing.

Bitcoin for Chickens – Part 2

by Jim Pearce on January 12, 2018

Yesterday, I promised that I would show you three examples of triple-digit annualized gains that we gave you for free last year. Here they are, along with one that could do the same this year.

Bitcoin for Chickens – Part 1

by Jim Pearce on January 11, 2018

I just don’t see the point in buying stocks (or cryptocurrencies) that have no basis in reality. If I can earn the same returns owning things that can be accurately measured, then I’m not going to mess around with other things that have no clear value.

A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep

by Jim Pearce on January 1, 2018

If you only make one promise to yourself this year, make sure it is to be prepared to profit from the opportunities that will emerge as a result of rising inflation.

3 Answers for 2018: What You Need to Know

by Jim Pearce on December 29, 2017

After reviewing what our team of analysts had to say about the coming year, here are the primary investment themes emerging as we head into 2018.

3 Questions for 2018: Our Analysts Call the Markets

by Jim Pearce on December 25, 2017

I asked our team of analysts to respond to three questions regarding their outlook for the financial markets in 2018, and will share their responses to each of those questions over the next three days.

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