He is an internationally recognized expert on global and value investing, and has a deep passion for finding hidden value in global equity markets.
Prior to opening his own CPA practice, Jim worked with Price Waterhouse as a senior financial statement auditor for numerous "Fortune 100" corporations. His responsibilities included planning and supervision of financial statements, annual reports and SEC filings for industrial giants such as Exxon and Shell Oil. That experience now allows him to dissect a public company’s financial picture and better identify hidden gems.
He's become known as America's foremost authority on China investing, using proven investing techniques and principles.
As a former forensic CPA, he has often used his expertise in scrutinizing financial statements as an expert witness in trials against major U.S. corporations. He brings this same attention to financial data when analyzing companies in China.
He's invested in China's financial markets for years, creating wealth for family and clients alike. His team of financial journalists is based in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei, and Beijing. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of China Stock Digest from his offices in Hong Kong and Houston. He's also Editor-in-Chief of Global Profits Alert, Dividend Genius and ETF Profit Report.
He has written a book some call the “Bible” of China Stock Investing, entitled: Becoming Your Own China Stock Guru: The Ultimate Investor's Guide to Profiting from China's Economic Boom.
Over the course of his career, he's become nationally recognized as one of America's top financial advisors for millionaires. Through his thriving asset management practice, he's advised hundreds of millionaires on financial planning, portfolio management, retirement management, estate planning and advanced tax strategies.
Over decades of practice, his knowledge has helped clients to make and protect hundreds of millions of dollars. He recently revealed his most effective strategies in a new book, How Millionaires Stay Rich Forever: Retirement Planning Secrets of Millionaires and How They Can Work For You!
In a 20-year study leading up to the publication of this book, he personally met with and interviewed over 1,000 millionaires. His ongoing research uncovered the techniques that millionaires use to stay on top. His book reveals the secrets of becoming and staying rich, to readers who want to learn from America's wealthiest individuals.
Both the Stay Rich Forever and the China Stock Guru books have become Amazon.com best-sellers.
Because of his savvy approach to investing and personal finance, he is in high demand by major media, who seek his unique perspective on stocks and global economics. Jim has been featured in top publications both in the U.S. and abroad, including Bloomberg, Investor’s Business Daily, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, Stock Futures and Options Magazine, The Bull and Bear Financial Report and he regularly appears on broadcast television, including as an on air contributor to CNBC, CNN, Fox Business, and Fox News.
Jim's Texas roots, along with his affinity for the energy industry, have served him well… and have allowed him to work personally with executives at some of the world's largest oil companies. In Texas, Jim runs Trippon Wealth Management Group LLC, a SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm that works primarily with senior corporate executives and their families.
His dedication to his field and unique financial expertise have been widely recognized. The U.S. Small Business Administration named Jim, "Small Business Accountant of the Year" and while working with the Texas Society of CPAs, he served as a state committee member of the Ethics Committee. He's also a member of the American Chamber of Commerce Beijing, the American Institute of CPAs, the Petroleum Club of Houston, and MENSA.
My vast knowledge and skills in giving invaluable financial advice have pushed me to the top, a place I plan to stay far into the future.