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 Wayfair Inc. (W), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) and Merck &Co., Inc. (MRK) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Aug. 31, 2015, 4:27 pm EDT – Wayfair (W), Alibaba Group Holding (BABA) and Merck (MRK) used more than their fair share of red ink on the last day of the month. More 

Staples (SPLS) Owners Need Not Fret the FTC’s Latest Showboating

Aug. 31, 2015, 11:51 am EDT – The Federal Trade Commission is acting concerned about the union of Staples and Office Depot, but SPLS and ODP shouldn't worry. More 

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