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 Pandora Media Inc (P), L Brands Inc (LB) and Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Feb. 12, 2016, 4:59 pm EST – Pandora Media (P), L Brands (LB) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI) couldn't win for losing on Friday. Here's what investors need to know. More 

Rumored Google VR Device Isn’t a Game-Changer, But It IS Really Cool

Feb. 12, 2016, 12:35 pm EST – A planned Google VR apparatus has consumers and investors buzzing. It's going to be fun seeing what Alphabet (GOOGL, GOOG) plans to do with it. More 

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Beats Earnings, More Gains to Come

Feb. 12, 2016, 5:33 am EST – While other technology names flounder, Cisco (CSCO) has been quietly rebuilding itself as a fierce competitor in the tech market's new arenas. More 

Why Boeing Co. (BA), Incyte Corporation (INCY) and Mylan NV (MYL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:15 pm EST – Boeing (BA), Incyte (INCY) and Mylan (MYL) were doomed from the start on Thursday. Here's the deal. More 

Amazon Stock Buyback Is Hardly a Reason to Buy AMZN Shares

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:26 pm EST – Amazon.com has authorized a massive repurchase of Amazon stock, but history and a reality check say it's nothing that truly helps shareholders. More 

Why ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (ARMH), Walt Disney Co (DIS) and Alcoa Inc (AA) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Feb. 10, 2016, 5:22 pm EST – Wednesday was rough for shareholders of ARM Holdings (ARMH), Walt Disney (DIS) and Alcoa (AA), albeit for good reason. More 

SolarCity Corp: After 24%-Plus Plunge, Could SCTY Be a Value Buy?

Feb. 10, 2016, 11:46 am EST – SolarCity (SCTY) shares plunged following its Q4 earnings, but could the bears have swung the pendulum too far in the wrong direction? More 

Why TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG), HCP, Inc. (HCP) and Viacom, Inc. (VIAB) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Feb. 9, 2016, 4:37 pm EST – Too bad for owners of TransDigm Group (TDG), HCP (HCP) and Viacom (VIAB) that the market doesn't do do-overs. Tuesday was a mess for each, though for understandable reasons. More 

10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:37 pm EST – Do the market's curve balls have you tired of chasing performance? Consider these stocks to buy and hold for a long, long time. More 

Sears Holding Corp: SHLD Remains Doomed on Awful Q4 Numbers

Feb. 9, 2016, 1:00 pm EST – Sears Holdings (SHLD) warned investors today that its Q4 numbers would be pathetic ... approximately zero people were shocked. More