James Brumley
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James Brumley is a reformed stock broker and former Director of Research for an options-focused newsletter. He's now primarily a freelance writer, tapping more than a decade's worth of broad experience to help investors get more out of the market.

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Recent Articles

The Upcoming Apple Event is a Coin Toss for AAPL Stock

Aug. 29, 2014, 9:07 am EDT – The upcoming Apple event is likely to unveil the new iPhone or the Apple iWatch. Either way, betting on the stock's response is an ill-advised bet. More 

7 Shareholder Perks That Sweeten the Pot for Investors

Aug. 29, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Shareholder perks offer a little something extra to those folks who've taken on extra risk of owning a stake in the company. Here are some of the best. More 

Will Pfizer Take One Last Swing at AstraZeneca?

Aug. 27, 2014, 11:45 am EDT – The Pfizer-AstraZeneca saga isn't over yet, but it probably will be soon enough ... with no changes to the status quo. More 

The Sectors to Watch Now That the S&P 500 Has Hurdled 2000

Aug. 26, 2014, 8:30 am EDT – The S&P 2000 discussion can graduate to the next stage now that the S&P 500 has reached the 2000 milestone. More 

Strange Bedfellows: PDLI Fuses Dividends With Biopharma

Aug. 25, 2014, 11:09 am EDT – Looking to diversify your dividends? PDLI is one of the only names that can drive income from biopharma sales. More 

Was Carl Icahn Right About the PayPal Spinoff? (EBAY)

Aug. 22, 2014, 9:40 am EDT – Resurfaced rumors of eBay considering a PayPal spinoff have lit a fire under EBAY stock, and rightfully so. More 

Alibaba IPO – The Timing Couldn’t Be Any Better

Aug. 21, 2014, 8:06 am EDT – The planets are aligning for the Alibaba IPO, even if it's going to take time for BABA stock to grow into its valuation. More 

Has the QQQ Reached a Tipping Point?

Aug. 19, 2014, 10:16 am EDT – After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though. More 

Sears Holdings – Q2 Earnings Won’t Save the Day

Aug. 18, 2014, 8:36 am EDT – Sears Holdings' earnings report is likely to show more of the same problems Eddie Lampert has been facing for years -- not a comeback for SHLD stock. More 

JCPenney Earnings: A Turning Point for JCP Stock

Aug. 15, 2014, 2:10 pm EDT – Thursday's JCPenney earnings news doesn't leave the market much to complain about. It's time to wade back into once-hated JCP stock. More