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

Mid-Caps Fell Off the Radar. Big Mistake.

Oct. 23, 2014, 1:12 pm EDT – Mid-caps have been outperforming other areas for five years now, and deservedly so. Here's why, and why that leadership isn't about to falter. More 

What Owners of Microsoft Stock Need to Know Before Thursday

Oct. 22, 2014, 11:14 am EDT – Anyone who owns Microsoft stock right now has 3 themes to keep in mind heading into the earnings announcement and conference call. More 

More Cash (Still) Doesn’t Make SHLD Stock a Buy

Oct. 21, 2014, 8:47 am EDT – SHLD stock jumped on what seems like good news on the fundraising front, but Sears Holdings still is a money pit in its present form. More 

The Stock Market Will Be Fine (Sooner Than You Think)

Oct. 16, 2014, 8:36 am EDT – Despite the terrifying stock market headlines and the all the gloom and doom, this dip is actually more of a reason to buy -- soon -- than a reason to sell More 

Earnings Preview: What to Know About GE Stock Before Friday

Oct. 15, 2014, 10:26 am EDT – Anyone who owns GE stock has a lot to think about before Friday's earnings announcement and conference call. Here are the biggies to chew on More 

5 Stocks You Shouldn’t Touch in a Wobbly Market

Oct. 14, 2014, 3:02 pm EDT – These five stocks tend to be fair-weather friends. Use caution if you own, or are thinking about buying, any of them right now. More 

What to Know Before Wednesday’s eBay Earnings News

Oct. 13, 2014, 9:41 am EDT – EBAY stock owners (current and potential) have a lot to chew on before, and after, Wednesday's eBay earnings news ... including the PayPal spinoff. More 

AMZN: Amazon Store Is a Failure in the Making

Oct. 10, 2014, 11:02 am EDT – AMZN stock fans and owners are pumped about the premise and promise of the first Amazon store, but there's a tough reality ahead for the initiative. More 

5 Tech Stocks That Should Start Paying Dividends

Oct. 8, 2014, 9:26 am EDT – Tech stocks aren't known for paying great, if any, dividends. But these five stocks have plenty of room to increase payouts. More 

5 Spinoffs We’d Like to See Soon

Oct. 7, 2014, 9:53 am EDT – There are still plenty more smart spinoffs to put in motion besides the Hewlett-Packard split and the division of eBay and PayPal. More