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, Nov. 20
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.83%) this morning are down -0.74% and European stocks are down -0.70% at a 3-week low as technology stocks sell-off.
Morning Call For Monday, Nov. 19
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.37%) this morning are down -0.36% on concern the U.S.-China trade skirmish may persist after U.S. Vice President Pence said on Sunday that the U.S. wasn't in a rush to end the trade war.
Morning Call For Friday, Nov. 16
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 -0.67%) this morning are down -0.55% and European stocks are down -0.15% on weakness in technology stocks led by an 18% plunge in Nvidia in pre-market trading after it reported weaker-than-expected Q3 revenue.
Morning Call For Thursday, Nov. 15
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.35%) this morning are up +0.38% on optimism the U.S.-China trade conflict will soon be resolved after a report said that China has outlined a series of potential trade concessions to the U.S.
Morning Call For Wednesday, Nov. 14
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.01%) this morning are down -0.18% at a 1-week low and European stocks are down -0.57% at a 2-week low as Eurozone political risks weigh on stocks.
Morning Call For Tuesday, Nov. 13
Dec E-mini S&Ps (ESZ18 +0.67%) this morning are up +0.71% and European stocks are up +0.59% on optimism about progress on the U.S.-China trade dispute.


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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 4 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