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

Why NetApp Inc. (NTAP), Open Text Corporation (OTEX) and Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (LL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

May. 21, 2015, 4:43 pm EDT – NetApp (NTAP), Open Text (OTEX) and Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) would love to have a do-over for Thursday's trading session. More 

Why Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW), Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) and Etsy Inc. (ETSY) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

May. 20, 2015, 4:49 pm EDT – Lowe's Companies (LOW), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Etsy (ETSY) dipped deep into the red ink on Wednesday. Here's why. More 

10 ‘Safe’ Stocks to Buy Before a Pullback Begins

May. 20, 2015, 4:21 pm EDT – The stock market's current vulnerability is palpable. Here are ten stocks to buy that circumvent, abate or overcome that risk. More 

Why Seagate Technology PLC (STX), Halliburton Company (HAL) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

May. 19, 2015, 4:40 pm EDT – Seagate Technology (STX), Halliburton Company (HAL) and Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) would have loved to simply skipped Tuesday's trading session. More 

Why JA Solar Holdings Co., Ld. (JASO), Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA) and Endo International plc (ENDP) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

May. 18, 2015, 4:48 pm EDT – JA Solar Holdings (JASO), Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) and Endo International (ENDP) were taken out behind the woodshed on Monday. Here's the deal. More 

5 ‘Mad Men’ Stocks to Buy

May. 18, 2015, 4:10 pm EDT – Although many were fictional, not only were some of the companies mention on 'Mad Men' real outfits, but they're stocks to buy even today. More 

Why Pandora Media Inc (P), Symantec Corporation (SYMC) and Keurig Green Mountain Inc (GMCR) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

May. 15, 2015, 4:41 pm EDT – The end of the week couldn't get here fast enough for Pandora Media (P), Symantec (SYMC) and Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR). More 

Hotel Stocks Could Cure the Summertime Blues

May. 15, 2015, 2:35 pm EDT – As well as hotel stocks like Hilton (HLT) and Marriott International (MAR) did in the first quarter, the rest of the year could be even better. More 

Why Yahoo Stock Holders REALLY Need to Worry (YHOO)

May. 15, 2015, 12:11 pm EDT – Until Yahoo builds a decent programmatic ad platform, YHOO shares could struggle. More 

Should You Chase the S&P 500 Into Record Territory?

May. 15, 2015, 11:22 am EDT – The S&P 500 along with the SPY ETF are hinting at a breakout, but the market loves to throw curveballs. More