James Brumley
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InvestorPlace Feature Writer

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 Mylan NV (MYL), GameStop Corp. (GME) and Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aug. 28, 2015, 5:06 pm EDT – Mylan (MYL), GameStop (GME) and Autodesk (ADSK) just couldn't get anything going during Friday's lethargic session. More 

Sprint Stock: Even Less of a Buy After DirecTV Offer

Aug. 28, 2015, 11:45 am EDT – Every dollar Sprint gives away, is a dollar it doesn't have. Sooner or later, shareholders in S stock will be the ones footing the bill. More 

Why Tiffany & Co. (TIF), Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) and Dollar General Corp. (DG) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aug. 27, 2015, 4:51 pm EDT – Despite the market's rally, Tiffany & Co. (TIF), Williams-Sonoma (WSM) and Dollar General (DG) collectively confirmed that consumerism isn't red hot. More 

Sell FCX Stock While the Getting Is Still Good

Aug. 27, 2015, 3:45 pm EDT – Patient Freeport McMoRan shareholders were finally rewarded by a big jump from FCX stock today, but the proposed solution doesn't solve the real problem. More 

Why Abbott Labs (ABT) SHOULD Buy St. Jude Medical (STJ)

Aug. 27, 2015, 11:48 am EDT – ABT shareholders may have reason to be disappointed today -- as do STJ owners -- but this pairing could still happen in the future. More 

Why Schlumberger Limited (SLB), GrubHub Inc. (GRUB), and Syngenta AG (SYT) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aug. 26, 2015, 4:31 pm EDT – The marketwide rising tide didn't do Schlumberger (SLB), GrubHub (GRUB), and Syngenta (SYT) a bit of good on Wednesday. More 

SLB Stock: CAM Deal Is a Long-Term Play Against Low Oil Prices

Aug. 26, 2015, 1:54 pm EDT – Don't be fooled by the dip in SLB stock. The CAM buyout was necessary, as M&A in the sector will heat up sooner rather than later. More 

Despite Wednesday’s Jump, ANF Stock Still Isn’t Buy-Worthy

Aug. 26, 2015, 1:05 pm EDT – The 15% surge from ANF stock today ignores some key red flags buried in last quarter's accounting statements from Abercrombie & Fitch. More 

Don’t Put Your Money Into 10-Year Treasury Notes Just Yet

Aug. 26, 2015, 10:10 am EDT – The market's dividend stocks have made equities a more attractive option than 10-year T-Notes for income investors. Here's the whole story and why it matters. More 

Why Twitter Inc (TWTR), Exelon Corporation (EXC) and Monsanto Company (MON) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aug. 25, 2015, 4:44 pm EDT – Blame Twitter (TWTR), Exelon (EXC) and Monsanto (MON) for the tepid rebound effort on Tuesday. Here's what went wrong for each. More