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

Against the Odds, Stocks Are Within Striking Distance of a Breakout

Jun. 18, 2014, 12:42 am EDT – It's neither the right time of year nor the right situation for a market rally, but that may be exactly why it's going to happen. More 

5 Stocks to Sell Before It’s Too Late

Jun. 17, 2014, 12:32 pm EDT – What do Canadian Pacific, Cheetah Mobile, General Motors, Michael Kors and CorVel have in common? They top our list of stocks to sell. More 

The 4 Horsemen of the Technology Apocalypse

Jun. 17, 2014, 12:00 pm EDT – Facial recognition, location-monitoring and shopping habits are just a few of the first steps down a dangerous path of technology usage. More 

How Long Will Online Gambling Be a Bad Bet?

Jun. 16, 2014, 10:18 am EDT – Even with PokerStars close to entering the market, online gambling -- to the chagrin of gaming stocks -- won't reach its full potential anytime soon. More 

Stocks In No-Man’s Land, but Catalytic Levels Are Clear

Jun. 13, 2014, 2:32 am EDT – The Dow Jones Average and the Russell 2000 may appear to be on the fence right now, but a big move for stocks is closer than it seems. More 

Despite the Stumble, OREX Stock & Contrave Are Still Compelling

Jun. 12, 2014, 12:42 pm EDT – OREX stock owners winced on Tuesday after the FDA pulled the rug out from underneath Contrave, but patience will pay off. More 

Straggling Bulls May Trample Those Who Jump the Gun

Jun. 12, 2014, 2:48 am EDT – The Russell 2000 and the S&P 500 both have some key technical floors they need to hit before we can come to any longer-term conclusions. More 

OK, It’s Time for the Uncomfortable S&P 2000 Chat

Jun. 11, 2014, 8:59 am EDT – S&P 2000 mania only highlights all the things that can -- and probably will -- torpedo the S&P 500 here. More 

Where to Invest When Coffee Prices Go North

Jun. 10, 2014, 11:12 am EDT – Coffee prices are headed higher, but before jumping to bearish conclusions about coffee stocks like Kraft Foods or J.M. Smucker, read this. More 

3 Dividend Stocks You Can Easily Upgrade

Jun. 9, 2014, 9:05 am EDT – Phillip Morris, AT&T, and Merck are well-loved dividend stocks, but they aren't the top ways to generate income in their respective industries. More