General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> September 7, 1998

James Pappas – James Pappas Investment Counsel

JAMES PAPPAS founded the Investment Management firm that bears his name in 1988. He operates from offices in Redding Ridge, Connecticut and Longboat Key, Florida, serving individuals, pensions and profit-sharing plans, IRA rollovers, and corporations. He began his career in 1967 as a registered representative, and his experience includes a partnership in another investment advisory firm, as well as several years as a floor trader. He holds a B.S. in Economics, and is a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts; the Association for Investment Management and Research; and the Investment Company Institute. He and his wife are avid tennis players, collect art and antiques, and are active in their church. For more information on the firm, please visit the website, Profile
TWST: In the summer of 1997 you wrote to your clients that if they were

not frightened of the stock market at current levels, they had too much

of their money in bonds. And if they were frightened,