Jimmy Butts is the Chief Investment Strategist for Maximum Profit and Top Stock Advisor, and a regular contributor to StreetAuthority Insider. Prior to joining StreetAuthority, Jimmy came from the financial services and banking industry where he worked as a Financial Advisor. There he specialized in providing customized retirement solutions for individuals. Jimmy graduated from Boise State University with a degree in business administration and finance. He also spent multiple years studying language, international business and finance in both Germany and Buenos Aires, Argentina. He currently holds his series 6, 63, 65 and 26 securities license. When he's not combing through financial statements or reading about finance, Jimmy enjoys being outdoors.
It’s important to know just how important oil prices are crucial to the overall economic equation. High oil prices add to the costs of doing business, whether it’s higher transportation costs, more expensive plane tickets, or the most visible impact coming when we fill up our gas tanks. But as… Read More
You’ve undoubtedly heard of the robber barons. These affluent industrialists were considered some of the wealthiest — and most successful — businessmen of the 18th and 19th centuries. (The term originally appeared in the August 1870 issue of The Atlantic Monthly magazine.) The most famous robber barons have become standard… Read More
Well, it’s official. After flirting for weeks, the S&P 500 officially closed into “bear”... Read More
Well, it’s official. After flirting for weeks, the S&P 500 officially closed into “bear” market territory yesterday. For context, a bear market is defined as a pullback of at least 20%.... Read More
This highly-respected study shows that most investors fail to beat the market -- and why. Here's... Read More
This highly-respected study shows that most investors fail to beat the market -- and why. Here's what you can do to not be one of them...This highly-respected study shows that most investors fail to... Read More