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

Big Pharma Might Finally Be Over the Alzheimer’s Hump

Sep. 19, 2014, 10:32 am EDT – Investing in Alzheimer's disease hasn't been easy (or profitable) in years, but a brighter future for Big Pharma is around the proverbial corner. More 

Sears’ March to Oblivion Continues With the Eddie Lampert Loan

Sep. 17, 2014, 8:43 am EDT – Sears Holdings is borrowing money from a lender that would be better off if the retailer defaulted. SHLD stock holders may want to ask why. More 

The One Investing Lesson You Can Learn From Apple AND RadioShack

Sep. 16, 2014, 10:07 am EDT – Anyone who currently owns, or plans to own, AAPL or RSH stock (or both, or even neither!) needs to embrace this key reality. More 

3 Healthcare Acquisitions Google Should Consider

Sep. 12, 2014, 2:40 pm EDT – The best way for Google to make an even bigger splash in healthcare is through smart acquisitions like these 3 companies. More 

5 Value Stocks to Buy Now

Sep. 9, 2014, 9:50 am EDT – Investors looking for some new stocks to buy may want to consider these value stocks first. More 

Merck’s Keytruda Win Signals a Big Shift for Big Pharma

Sep. 8, 2014, 9:57 am EDT – MRK per-share profits and revenue are poised to rebound now that its research and development efforts are getting traction. More 

Best $5 Stocks to Buy Now

Sep. 4, 2014, 11:10 am EDT – Traders looking for new stocks to buy should start the search with stocks under $5 per share. Here are 5 of the best stocks in that price range. More 

Atlantic City Closings a Grave Omen for Casino Stocks

Sep. 3, 2014, 10:35 am EDT – Casino stocks have been hit-and-miss for a while, but recent abdications suggest we're entering a rough patch. More 

Investing in Drones: Impracticality Could Prevent Profits

Sep. 2, 2014, 11:15 am EDT – Drones may change the world ... but not anytime soon. In fact, some of the apparent "drone stocks" really qualify as drone stocks. More 

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