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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Apollo Education (APOL) Deserves Every Bit of Today’s Monster Plunge

Mar. 25, 2015, 2:04 pm EDT – Apollo Education Group (APOL) is fighting a losing battle, and the tide of the for-profit education war just took a turn for the worst. More 

Caution: HLF is Still a Roll of the Dice

Mar. 25, 2015, 1:29 am EDT – Herbalife stock has been on fire this month on the heels of a decent legal victory, but HLF mostly remains a game of chance. More 

Why Whiting Petroleum (WLL), IHS (IHS) and Sonus Networks (SONS) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Mar. 24, 2015, 4:53 pm EDT – Whiting Petroleum (WLL), IHS (IHS) and Sonus Networks (SONS) just couldn't get a break on Tuesday. Here's why. More 

Why Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), ISIS Pharmaceuticals (ISIS) and Kansas City Southern (KSU) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Mar. 23, 2015, 4:55 pm EDT – Kansas City Southern (KSU), Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) and ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS) came atumblin' down on Monday. Here's the deal. More 

MARCH MADNESS: Apple (AAPL) vs. Google (GOOGL)

Mar. 22, 2015, 10:21 am EDT – Google Inc (GOOGL) has played well thus far, but it's got a real test in the tech quadrant's final against Apple Inc. (AAPL). More 

Why Tiffany & Co. (TIF), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) and Theravance Inc (THRX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Mar. 20, 2015, 4:55 pm EDT – Theravance Inc. (THRX), Tiffany & Co. (TIF) and AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) were the worst of the worst on Friday. Here's why. More 

A Walgreen Buyout of Rite Aid Isn’t an Antitrust Problem in Itself, But …

Mar. 20, 2015, 12:13 pm EDT – An acquisition of Rite Aid shares would likely fetch an even higher price than where RAD stock is priced now, but the size and impact of these deals on drugmakers is getting scary. More 

Water Stocks May Be a 2015 Cinderella Story

Mar. 19, 2015, 10:00 pm EDT – Offbeat water stocks like Tetra Tech (TTEK), Aegion (AEGN) and Flexible Solutions International (FSI) may be on the verge of outsized gains as a water shortage grips the West Coast. More 

Why Yelp Inc (YELP), Nucor Corporation (NUE) and Vince Holding Corp (VNCE) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Mar. 19, 2015, 4:39 pm EDT – Nucor Corporation (NUE), Yelp Inc. (YELP) and Vince Holding Corp. (VNCE) were among the worst of Wall Street's worst stocks on Thursday. Here's the deal. More 

Trade of the Day: SO Stock Reversal Finally Getting Traction

Mar. 19, 2015, 1:06 am EDT – Southern Co. (SO) performed miserably in February and early March, but big moves set up big reversals. More