INCOME, STOCKS

James Pearce

Investment Strategist,

Investing Daily

  • Chief Investment Strategist for Personal Finance
  • Investing Daily's Wealth Society Director
  • Inventor of the IDEAL Investing System

About James

Jim Pearce 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 earned the CFP designation from the College for Financial Planning in 1999..

James's Articles

Four months ago, I expressed my frustration with Wall Street’s lack of enthusiasm for International Business Machines (IBM), a holding in our growth portfolio, recalls Jim Pearce, editor of Personal Finance.
Until recently, I could not justify adding any tech stocks to our portfolio. It’s not that I didn’t believe in the long-term growth prospects of those businesses, but I found their valuations far too high. That is no longer the case, suggests Jim Pearce, editor of Investing Daily's Personal Finance.
Back in my days as a financial advisor, I used several of the Franklin/Templeton mutual funds managed by Franklin Resources (BEN), recalls Jim Pearce, editor of Investing Daily's Personal Finance.
Since adding storage real estate investment trust (REIT) Iron Mountain (IRM) to our Income Portfolio two years ago, it has posted a total return (share price appreciation plus dividends paid) of over 100% compared to a 25% gain by the S&P 500 Index, recalls Jim Pearce, editor of Investing Daily's Personal Finance.