MS, Finance, University of Iowa, 1992
BS, Management, Northern Illinois University, 1988
James Valentine brings experience as a top equity
research analyst and author to his teaching and
leadership roles at DePaul. Major North American
investor polls ranked him among the top three in his
sector for 10 consecutive years, and Forbes magazine
identified him as one of the top three among all 2,000
U.S. sell-side analysts. As director of training for Morgan
Stanley’s Global Research department, he shared his
expertise by implementing a new international global
training program for 500 analysts.
He is the author of
the book “Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts,”
and founder of AnalystSolutions, a firm that helps
analysts improve their stock picking. At DePaul, he is
an award-winning teacher of investment classes and
he oversees a center that explores the psychological
aspects of investing. Valentine is a Doctorate in Business
Administration candidate at DePaul and he earned a
master’s degree in finance from the University of Iowa.
He received a bachelor’s degree in management from
Northern Illinois University.