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

Should You Buy Coca-Cola Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons (KO)

Jul. 27, 2015, 11:23 am EDT – Coca-Cola stock is attractive to long-term investors, but that doesn't mean KO is without a few downsides. More 

Facebook Earnings: What to Know Before Wednesday’s Report (FB)

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:29 am EDT – FB stock has been one of the best -- if not the best -- growth stocks for the past couple of years. More 

Why Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Biogen Inc. (BIIB) and Tripadvisor Inc. (TRIP) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 24, 2015, 4:45 pm EDT – Capital One Financial (COF), Biogen (BIIB) and Tripadvisor (TRIP) couldn't win for losing on Friday -- mostly thanks to earnings. More 

AMZN Stock: Amazon Inches Closer to Being a Reasonable Investment

Jul. 24, 2015, 12:03 pm EDT – AMZN stock may be overbought after Friday's post-earnings jump, but there's relatively good reason for bullishness More 

CI: What Cigna Stock Owners Need to Know About the Anthem Deal

Jul. 24, 2015, 10:01 am EDT – If Cigna stock jumps on an official acquisition offer from Anthem, CI owners may want to take what they can get while they can still get it. More 

Why Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) and Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 23, 2015, 4:32 pm EDT – Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Caterpillar (CAT) and Dow Chemical (DOW) were all driven lower by lousy earnings news, lousy outlooks or both. More 

One (Relatively) Good Quarter Doesn’t Make GM Stock Bulletproof

Jul. 23, 2015, 12:07 pm EDT – GM stock is up sharply following earnings news, but a longer-term look at the raw numbers makes the lack of growth clear. More 

Trade of the Day: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Moves Past the Tipping Point

Jul. 23, 2015, 4:15 am EDT – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) just quietly edged above a key near-term ceiling, spurred by support at a major long-term support line. More 

The Bears Aren’t Scared to Follow Through

Jul. 23, 2015, 4:01 am EDT – Stocks take the same bearish turn they've taken several times already this year. Here's where they could end up, and where things could get really bad. More 

Why Apple (AAPL), Biogen (BIIB) and Illumina (ILMN) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 22, 2015, 5:07 pm EDT – Shareholders of Apple (AAPL), Biogen (BIIB) and Illumina (ILMN) were on the losing side of the table on Wednesday, mostly thanks to earnings. More