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

4 Ways Obamacare Will Affect Stocks

Mar. 31, 2014, 10:20 am EDT – Obamacare is here to stay. That's good for some stocks, and horrible for others. Here's a look at the winners and losers. More 

Sears Shouldn’t Even Attempt Fast Fashion

Mar. 28, 2014, 10:18 am EDT – Sears Holdings recently announced it was going to attempt to do "fast fashion." Here's why it'll never quite work, and why doing it wrong is a big risk. More 

4 High-Yield Small Caps Poised to Rally

Mar. 27, 2014, 2:02 pm EDT – Small caps aren't typically known for boasting huge dividend yields, but these four companies are very compelling exceptions to the rule. More 

Can Gold Prices Repeat Q1′s Heroic Move?

Mar. 26, 2014, 9:36 am EDT – Gold prices, along with the GLD ETF, were on fire in the first quarter of 2014, but the second quarter may not be anywhere near as bullish. More 

HPQ Stock: The Hewlett-Packard Turnaround Is Just Beginning

Mar. 21, 2014, 10:35 am EDT – Meg Whitman's turnaround plan for Hewlett-Packard was the right one, and now it's getting tangible traction. Here's why HPQ stock is on the way up. More 

5 Solar Stocks Shining Bright in 2014

Mar. 20, 2014, 9:40 am EDT – As bullish as 2013 was for the solar panel makers, 2014 could be just as fruitful. These solar stocks should continue to shine bright in 2014. More 

SHLD Stock: Be Wary of the Lands End Spinoff

Mar. 18, 2014, 9:55 am EDT – Sears Holding is shedding Lands End, but the reality of the spinoff isn't likely to be as attractive for SHLD stockholders as it's being made out to be. More 

This Year’s 5 Hottest Marijuana Stocks

Mar. 13, 2014, 2:35 pm EDT – This year has been a good one for marijuana stocks like ERBB, CBIS and MJNA. Now it's time to get to know the companies behind these and other tickers. More 

Don’t Get Married to Gold Prices Here (But Flings are OK)

Mar. 13, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Gold prices have been on fire lately, and may rally a bit longer. But sooner than later, the lack of bullish underpinnings are going to catch up with gold. More 

4 Restaurants That Could Join Sbarro in Bankruptcy

Mar. 11, 2014, 9:46 am EDT – Restaurants have had it tough over the past ten years, claiming another casualty this week with Sbarro. What other chains are close to the chopping block? More