Advisor to Marketocracy Capital Management

Jim Van Meerten is an advisor to Marketocracy Capital Management and writes on financial subjects here and on Barchart Portfolio Blogs. He earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended ... more


Consolidated Water - Chart Of The Day
The chart of the day belongs to the water utility company Consolidated Water (CWCO). Since the Trend Spotter signaled a buy in 7/22 the stock gained 14.55%.
Saia - Chart Of The Day
Our chart of the day is SAIA with 100% technical buy signals; 15 new highs and up 18.27% in the last month; 46.96% gain in the last year. Let's take a deeper look at the technicals and fundamentals of this stock.
Morning Call For Friday, Dec. 28
Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH19 +0.55%) this morning are up +0.60% at a 1-week high and European stocks are up +1.78%. U.S. stock indexes extended their rebound from late Thursday, led by gains in technology stocks.
Morning Call For Thursday, Dec. 27
Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH19 -1.75%) this morning are down -1.52% as markets give back some of Wednesday's sharp rally.
Morning Call For Wednesday, Dec. 26
Mar E-mini S&Ps (ESH19 +0.66%) this morning are up +0.62% as they recover from a 1-3/4 year nearest-futures low posted in overnight trade.
Morning Call For Monday, Dec. 24
March S&P 500 E-minis are up +0.5% this morning after Sunday's news that Treasury Secretary Mnuchin called CEOs of the six largest U.S. banks and received reassurances that there is plenty of liquidity to deal with the recent market volatility.


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Work Experience

Marketocracy Master and Analyst
September 2009 - Present (10 years 3 months)

Marketocracy helps the individual investor hone their investing skills

Vice President, Compliance Office and Supervisory Principal
Wells Fargo Advisors
July 2001 - September 2009 (8 years 4 months)

Annuities Compliance Officer, Supervisory Principal, Retirement Consultant

Registrered Rep, Supervisory Principal
Bank of America Securities
January 1996 - July 2001 (5 years 7 months)

Registered Representative and Supervisory Principal in both Atlanta and Charlotte locations


University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Post Baccalaureate Studies
1996 / 1997
Graduate Studies in Education Activities and Societies: Kappa Delta PI - Honorary Educational Society
Woodrow Wilson School of Law
Juris Doctorate
1977 / 1980
Georgia State University - J. Mack Robinson College of Business
Post Baccalaureate Studies
1975 / 1976
Quantatative Math and Accounting Activities and Societies: Pi Kappa Phi