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

HPQ Stock: What to Know Before Hewlett-Packard Reports Earnings

Nov. 23, 2015, 10:55 am EST – HPQ shares may be up since the company became two entities, but it's just too soon to be making judgment calls. More 

Why Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT), Sprint Corp (S) and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 20, 2015, 4:46 pm EST – Mentor Graphics (MENT), Sprint (S) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) just couldn't get aboard Friday's bullish train for the market. More 

Tesla Motors Inc: Like It or Not, Tesla Stock IS Losing Steam. Buyers Beware.

Nov. 20, 2015, 2:25 pm EST – Tesla stock may be a market favorite, but a deeper look at the dynamics says TSLA is more out of favor than in favor right now. More 

Expect Solid Consumer Spending for Holiday 2015

Nov. 20, 2015, 11:38 am EST – Despite what consumers say (and what they seem to think), consumer spending in November and December should grow measurably. More 

Why Sunedison Inc (SUNE), Aetna Inc. (AET) and Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 19, 2015, 4:38 pm EST – Sunedison (SUNE), Aetna (AET) and Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) were all just victims of circumstances on Thursday, but victims nonetheless. More 

Pfizer Stock Down, But Hardly Out, On Threats to Tax Inversion Law

Nov. 19, 2015, 3:15 pm EST – Pfizer stock took a hit on concerns that it's union with Allergan could be upended by new tax rules in the meantime, but the odds still favor PFE. More 

Inauspicious Earnings Confirm the Worst for Best Buy (BBY) Stock

Nov. 19, 2015, 11:40 am EST – Best Buy (BBY) stock may have been a powerhouse at one point, but the electronics retailer didn't pivot with the times. More 

AMZN Stock Won’t Immediately Benefit from Amazon’s Black Friday 2015 Strategy, But…

Nov. 19, 2015, 6:45 am EST – Current and would-be owners of AMZN stock have to like the company's Thanksgiving week strategy this year. More 

Why Target Corporation (TGT), Sprint Corp (S) and Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 18, 2015, 4:26 pm EST – Target Corporation (TGT), Sprint Corp. (S) and QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) each hit a wall at the midpoint of the trading week. Here's what investors need to know. More 

What to Watch for From Best Buy’s Earnings (BBY)

Nov. 18, 2015, 1:02 pm EST – The natives are getting understandably restless when it comes to BBY stock. Sooner or later, the top line -- not just the bottom line -- has got to improve. More