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


Morning Call For Tuesday, Dec. 11
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.96%) this morning are up +0.66% on signs that U.S. and China trade talks are continuing despite the diplomatic rift over the arrest of a senior Chinese businesswoman.
Morning Call For Monday, Dec. 10
Dec S&P 500 E-minis (ESZ18 -0.28%) are down -0.3% this morning on continued US/Chinese tensions and reports that UK Prime Minister May is planning to postpone Tuesday's Parliament Brexit vote.
Morning Call For Friday, Dec. 7
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.46%) this morning are down -0.58% ahead of this morning's U.S. Nov non-farm payroll report.
Morning Call For Thursday, Dec. 6
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -1.42%) this morning are down sharply by -1.66% at a 1-week low and European stocks plunged -2.35% to a 2-year low.
Morning Call For Tuesday, Dec. 4
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.46%) this morning are down -0.39% and European stocks are down -0.58% as losses in technology stocks lead the overall market lower.
Morning Call For Monday, Dec. 3
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +1.45%) this morning are up +1.50% and European stocks are up +1.64%, both at 3-week highs, as global stocks soar after the U.S. and China agree to a temporary truce in their trade war.


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Ignore Noise On China, Fed
5 years ago
Interesting take.
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Marketocracy Master and Analyst
September 2009 - Present (9 years 5 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