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 Fitbit Inc (FIT), Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB) and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 29, 2016, 4:50 pm EDT – Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Fitbit (FIT) and Deutsche Bank (DB) were each taken out behind the woodshed on Thursday. More 

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Should Skip Twitter, Buy Sears, Macy’s, Dick’s and JCPenney Instead

Sep. 29, 2016, 10:27 am EDT – If Walt Disney (DIS) wants to spend $20 billion, it could teach a thing to retailers like Sears who don't even know why they're imploding. More 

Why Nike Inc (NKE), Tempur Sealy International Inc (TPX) and Twitter Inc (TWTR) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 28, 2016, 4:40 pm EDT – Twitter (TWTR), Tempur Sealy (TPX) and Nike (NKE) were all hit hard by analyst downgrades on Wednesday. Here's what you need to know. More 

3 Reasons Not to Lose Faith in Amgen, Inc. (AMGN)

Sep. 28, 2016, 12:12 pm EDT – Amgen (AMGN) may have missed the mark with one trial, but that's not unusual or alarming within the world of biopharma. More 

Fitbit Inc: New Apple Deal Marks Danger for FIT Stock

Sep. 28, 2016, 9:53 am EDT – Fitbit stock (FIT) looked like it was making a comeback, but then Apple and Aetna threw a curve ball -- we'll see if James Park can hit it. More 

BlackBerry Stock Pops on Surprising Fiscal Q2 Earnings Report

Sep. 28, 2016, 8:42 am EDT – BlackBerry stock (BBRY) drew a buying crowd after a surprise earnings beat on Wednesday ... and announcing it was exiting hardware. Kinda. More 

Why Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK), Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) and J M Smucker Co (SJM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 27, 2016, 4:56 pm EDT – Chesapeake Energy (CHK), J M Smucker (SJM) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) couldn't win for losing on Tuesday. Here's what you need to know. More 

Why Alphabet Inc Is the Best Home for Twitter (GOOGL)

Sep. 27, 2016, 11:15 am EDT – Don't sleep on Alphabet (GOOGL). Disney and Microsoft have wiggled their way into the Twitter race, but Alphabet has the pole position. More 

Twitter Inc Is Still Just a Coin Toss (TWTR)

Sep. 27, 2016, 9:28 am EDT – Twitter stock (TWTR) dished out big gains on Friday, but there's no assurance a deal will ever actually get done at a price everyone can live with. More 

Why Would Walt Disney Co Even WANT Twitter Inc? (DIS)

Sep. 26, 2016, 4:38 pm EDT – Twitter stock edges even higher now that Walt Disney (DIS) is reportedly interested in acquiring the struggling microblogging company. More