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 Fossil Group Inc. (FOSL), Nordstrom, Inc. (JWN) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 13, 2015, 4:41 pm EST – Fossil Group (FOSL), Nordstrom (JWN) and Cisco Systems (CSCO) never even had a prayer on Friday. More 

JCP Stock Earnings Impress, But Can’t Shake Its Rut

Nov. 13, 2015, 1:06 pm EST – JCP stock has been stuck in neutral for two years now, and it could be another year before JCPenney earnings look compelling enough to firmly shake it out of that rut. More 

Why Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP) and Fitbit Inc (FIT) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 12, 2015, 4:29 pm EST – Flowers Foods (FLO), Advance Auto Parts (AAP) and Fitbit (FIT) led the market's bearish charge on Thursday, though for good reason. More 

Wal-Mart Stock a Big Gamble in Light of Black Friday Plans, But … (WMT)

Nov. 12, 2015, 3:06 pm EST – Renewed weakness from Walmart stock says investors aren't happy with its Black Friday strategy, but there's a method to the madness. More 

Alibaba Stock Is a Buy, And Not Just Because Singles Day Was a “Success” (BABA)

Nov. 12, 2015, 12:15 pm EST – Outstanding growth on the mobile front and sheer mania make a (likely unprofitable) Singles Day event great news for Alibaba stock. More 

Why Horizon Pharma PLC (HZNP), Macy’s, Inc. (M) and Apache Corporation (APA) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 11, 2015, 4:40 pm EST – Hump-day was anything but kind to owners of Horizon Pharma (HZNP), Macy's (M) and Apache Corporation (APA). Here's the deal. More 

With Uber in Its Sights, Tesla Stock Won’t Just be an EV Investment Much Longer

Nov. 11, 2015, 2:23 pm EST – Owners of Tesla stock have an exciting, even if not fruitful, future to look forward to if the company does end up getting into the ride-booking business with Uber. More 

Can Friday’s Earnings Pull JCP Stock Out of Its Rut?

Nov. 11, 2015, 11:38 am EST – JCP stock has gone nowhere for years, and Q3 isn't apt to change much for shares ... not even if the numbers are better than expected. More 

Tim Cook Didn’t Do Apple Stock Any Favors By Talking Trash About PCs (AAPL)

Nov. 11, 2015, 9:58 am EST – Apple stock remains a solid long-term holding, but if Tim Cook thinks the iPad Pro is a serious competitor to the PC, he needs to think again. More 

Why Ericsson (ERIC), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Nov. 10, 2015, 5:06 pm EST – Ericsson (ERIC), Tesla Motors (TSLA) and Apple (AAPL) just couldn't win for losing on Tuesday. Here's what investors need to know. More