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Jim Woods


Intelligence Report

  • Editor of Successful Investing & Other Services
  • TipRanks' #1 Ranked Financial Blogger
  • 20 Year Broker, Hedge Fund Trader, Writer

About Jim

Jim Woods is a 20-plus-year veteran of the markets with varied experience as a broker, hedge fund trader, financial writer, author and newsletter editor. He is the editor and investment director of Intelligence Report, Successful Investing, Bullseye Stock Trader, High Velocity Options, and The Deep Woods e-Letter (Mr. Woods also co-directs the Fast Money Alert trading service, alongside Dr. Mark Skousen.) The independent firm TipRanks has rated Mr. Woods the #1 financial blogger in the world (out of more than 6,000 competing analysts), and has been ranked inside the Top 12 globally for more than a decade. His books include co-authoring, Billion Dollar Green: Profit from the Eco Revolution, and The Wealth Shield: How to Invest and Protect Your Money from Another Stock Market Crash, Financial Crisis or Global Economic Collapse. Mr. Woods formerly worked with Investor's Business Daily founder William J. O'Neil, helping to author training courses in the CANSLIM stock-picking methodology. He is known in professional and personal circles as "The Renaissance Man," because his expertise includes such varied fields as composing and performing music, western horsemanship, combat marksmanship, martial arts, auto racing, and bodybuilding. Mr. Woods holds a BA in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a former U.S. Army paratrooper. A self-described "radical for capitalism," he celebrates the virtue of making money from his Southern California horse ranch.

Jim's Articles

The expression “strike while the iron’s hot” is not a new idiom. It dates back to the 15th century, where it originated from blacksmiths who could only work with their iron while it was, well, hot. And much like a good chunk of iron, the market is burning hot enough for us to strike — strike at oil, that is. I like the iShares US Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (IEO), counsels Jim Woods, editor of Successful Investing.
Want to know the recipe for the most fashionable craft cocktail on Wall Street today? I know you do, so let me lay it on you in a minute. But first, be sure you’re on board with the Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), says Jim Woods, editor of Successful Investing.
If there’s one commodity that’s on every investor’s mind as of late, it has to be Bitcoin. Bitcoin has been making huge waves in both the market and the news. Adding to the excitement is the recent introduction of Bitcoin ETFs, including one that recently amassed over 200,000 BTC in assets — the iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT), writes Jim Woods, editor of The Deep Woods.
The S&P 500 surged to all-time highs last week above 5,100, thanks primarily to the Nvidia (NVDA) earnings explosion. With last week’s gains, the S&P 500 has now rallied more than 25% since the October lows in just over four months. Certainly, that is impressive and very beneficial for our accounts. But let’s talk about what to expect NEXT, notes Jim Woods, editor of The Deep Woods.

Jim's Videos

In this Eagle Financial Publications panel, Eagle's experts will discuss the key aspects needed to bring the bull market back... and what sectors will soar. Moderated by Roger Michalski. Panelists include Dr. Mark Skousen, Bryan Perry and Jim Woods.

Trading options doesn't have to be scary, in fact, trading options in a volatile market is one of the best ways to beat the market. In this presentation, investing expert Jim Woods will show you how you can beat the market, while also limiting your exposure, by using high-velocity options.

Everyone tells you when and what to buy, but few people tell you when to sell your stocks. In this presentation, ETF expert Jim Woods tells you how he and his subscribers got out of the market in January, well before the market collapsed, simply by following a proven, 40-plus-year trend-following plan.

Join Jim Woods, Bryan Perry, Jon Johnson and moderator Roger Michalski in this Eagle panel where you'll discover not only the 10 things great investors do, but you'll get a stock pick from each of Eagle's experts!

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