James Mack

James Mack

James Mack has worked and been intricately involved in the financial markets for a decade-and-a-half. He started his career with Morgan Stanley and has more recently managed assets at a small hedge fund, focused on U.S.-based small-cap names, as well as fund due diligence, asset allocation, model creation and M&A analysis.

He currently researches, writes and advises on global equities and macroeconomic trends for investment publishing firms.

James graduated from Louisiana State University with an undergraduate degree in marketing, and earned an MBA in finance from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.

Recent Articles

Natural Gas: Winner by Default?

Smart, routine use of natural gas for transportation is still a long way away, but its prospects beat any other source you can name.

Apple at the Center of the Large-Cap Forest

Large-cap growth stocks are significantly outperforming their value counterparts this year -- and Apple (AAPL) has had a pretty loud say in it.

Earnings Season Has Become Meaningless

Earnings no longer give an accurate and clear report of a company's condition, which hurts both companies and their investors.

IBM’s Rometty: CEO Succession Done Right

New CEO Virginia (Ginni) M. Rometty is as much of a sure thing for IBM as it gets. Here's what makes her clearly qualified to lead Big Blue.

Why Stock Buybacks Are So Popular Now

Companies have eschewed spending on new hires, R&D, even dividends, and instead are buying back stock at a rapid clip. Here's why.