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Jim Van Meerten

Mon, Jan 24th, 2022

Jim Van Meerten

Jim Van Meerten

Jim Van Meerten is an investor and advisor who writes on financial subjects for He uses the same Barchart tools available to all Barchart Members, including Screeners, Barchart Technical Indicators, and Trading Signals to find interesting stocks for his "Chart of the Day" and virtual portfolios. 


Jim earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended post-baccalaureate and graduate courses in Business Administration, Quantitative Math, and Education at Florida Atlantic University, Georgia State University and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In the past he has been an accountant, attorney, adjunct professor in Business Law, Accounting and Internal Auditing, financial advisor, supervisory principal, and compliance officer. He also passed the Georgia CPA Exam, the Certified Internal Auditor Exam, and the FINRA Series 7, 24 and 9/10 exams.


He is presently also a contributor on Seeking Alpha, MSN Top Stocks Blog, and Motley Fool, and is a member of the M100 on Marketocracy, an elite honor chosen by the editors of Marketocracy as being in the top 100 portfolio managers of over 100,000 portfolios they review. 


Most Recent Stories

Chart of the Day: Proof we are in a Bear Market

My article today will be very short and to the point. One of the most asked questions I see everywhere is: How do we know if we are in a bear market? My answer is very simple: YES we are! My favorite...

$MMTH : 31.32 (-9.40%)
Chart of the Day: Charles Schwab - High Revenue Growth

The Chart of the Day belongs to the innovative financial services firm Charles Schwab (SCHW). I was screening for stocks with not only the highest Revenue growth projections but also the highest Weighted...

SCHW : 89.20 (-2.44%)
Chart of the Day: Exelon- A NASDAQ 100 Star

My Chart of the Day is the electric utility Exelon (EXC). I was looking to see which NASDAQ 100 stock had the highest technical buy signals and Weighted Alpha, then used the Flipchart feature to review...

EXC : 56.77 (-0.37%)
Chart of the Day: Philip Morris - Maybe the Best Large Cap

Philip Morris (PM) may not be ESG but Revenue and Earnings are hard to ignore. That's why Philip Morris is my Chart of the Day. I wanted to find a large cap that was having solid upward price momentum...

PM : 102.92 (+0.88%)
Chart of the Day: Imperial Oil Still Trending

Imperial Oil (IMO) has been selected as my Chart of the Day. I was looking for stocks still trading above their moving averages so I used Barchart's Bullish Moving Averages screen as my Watchlist....

IMO : 40.21 (-2.85%)
Chart of the Day: Marathon Oil - A Top Stock to Buy

The Chart of the Day belongs to the oil exploration and production company Marathon Oil (MRO). I found the stock by using Barchart's Top Stocks to Buy list then sorting for stocks having the highest...

MRO : 18.10 (-3.10%)
Chart of the Day: Alliance Resources - A Top Stock to Own

The Chart of the Day belongs to the thermal Cola limited partnership Alliance Resources LP (ARLP). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number...

ARLP : 13.54 (-3.35%)
Chart of the Day: Sigma Lithium Soars on a Wing and a Prayer

The Chart of the Day is the highly speculative lithium prospector and miner Sigma Lithium (SGML). It is still in the exploratory stage and hasn't brought any mines into production but analysts like...

SGML : 9.73 (-4.42%)
Chart of the Day: AutoZone Hits it Out of the Park

AutoZone (AZO) is my Chart of the Day. There is a widely held theory that companies that keep increasing their Revenue and Earnings will keep rising in price so I decided to make a Watchlist of companies...

AZO : 1,942.17 (+0.49%)
Chart of the Day: KLA-Tencor - A Tech Stock Still Worth Looking At

I wanted to find out if there were still any tech stocks that were worth buying so I screened the NASDAQ 100 Index stock for the highest Weighted Alpha and technical buy signals and found one. My Barchart...

KLAC : 373.03 (-2.67%)
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