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

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 

3 Lessons for the Next Bear Market … Or ANY Market

Mar. 7, 2014, 12:33 pm EDT – This is what the so-called "smart money" keeps in mind whenever we're in the throes of a bear market. More 

SHLD Stock: Sears CEO Eddie Lampert Is a Cheerleader, Not a Coach

Mar. 6, 2014, 12:39 pm EDT – The latest letter from Eddie Lampert about the future of Sears might excite some SHLD stock holders, but the message is starting to ring hollow. More 

Don’t Count on OTC Lipitor as an Rx for Higher PFE Stock

Mar. 4, 2014, 9:34 am EDT – PFE stock holders are looking forward to cholesterol reducer Lipitor becoming an OTC drug, but Pfizer shareholders may have a long and disappointing wait. More 

New FDA Label Rules: Fear Not, Junk-Food Makers!

Feb. 28, 2014, 9:27 am EDT – The recently proposed changes to FDA label rules for food and drink producers seems troubling for these food stocks, but... More 

Hate the Brand, Love the Stock

Feb. 28, 2014, 6:00 am EDT – Contrary to popular belief, investing in a stock isn't a matter of morality or respect for fellow humans. It's all about the Benjamins, and these hated companies dole 'em out. More 

SHLD Stock: Don’t Focus on Earnings When Sears Reports Earnings

Feb. 25, 2014, 9:53 am EDT – Here's what current and potential SHLD stock holders need to know about Thursday's Sears earnings report and conference call. More 

5 Biotech Stocks That Are Buyout Candidates

Feb. 25, 2014, 9:48 am EDT – These biotech stocks are this year's top M&A candidates. But even if they're not acquired, they're solid biopharma investments. More