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

Don’t Dump MCD Stock Just Yet – McDonalds Has a Plan

Apr. 23, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – McDonald's may not be what it used to be, but the world's largest restaurant chain has an ace up its sleeve that makes MCD stock worth a shot. More 

Pfizer Stock – 3 Reasons PFE Might Want AstraZeneca

Apr. 22, 2014, 8:53 am EDT – Pfizer stock holders may want the company to buy AstraZeneca, but the market seems far more excited about the prospect than PFE seems to be. More 

WMT: Just How Much Will Walmart Squeeze Western Union, MoneyGram?

Apr. 18, 2014, 8:23 am EDT – Can Western Union (WU) and MoneyGram International (MGI) compete in a world where Walmart (WMT) is competing head-on? More 

Why Google Stock Dropped Today (And Why the Sellers Are Wrong)

Apr. 17, 2014, 12:29 pm EDT – Miss or no miss, Google stock is still the holding to beat in the technology sector for investors will to wait more than just a few days for gratification. More 

5 Ways the Comcast and TWC Merger Will Hurt Consumers

Apr. 16, 2014, 2:11 pm EDT – The merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable will combine two corporations with some of the worst service in the country. More 

Yahoo Earnings Preview: What YHOO Stock Owners Need to Know

Apr. 15, 2014, 8:23 am EDT – Today's the day: Yahoo earnings for Q1 are coming out after the close. Anyone who owns (or is thinking about owning) YHOO stock should read this first. More 

5 Industries Getting Boosts (or Bumps) from Climate Change

Apr. 14, 2014, 11:24 am EDT – The more we suffer from climate change, the better it is for sectors that can provide viable solutions. More 

4 Thing You Need to Know About This Correction

Apr. 14, 2014, 8:08 am EDT – It's easy to let fear rule during a market correction, but it's crucial to stay cool-headed. These realities about the Nasdaq and S&P 500 can help. More 

Google Just Became a Real Problem for Online Travel Agents

Apr. 10, 2014, 2:30 pm EDT – Bringing the Room 77 platform into the mix puts Google into the online travel agent game, where it can make trouble for Priceline, Expedia, and TripAdvisor. More 

Restaurant Stocks: Fast Food Adds Booze to Gin Up Profits

Apr. 10, 2014, 9:58 am EDT – Beer and wine could become part of the fare for many of the nation’s most notable fast food franchises. Here's how alcohol is fueling restaurant stocks. More