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

Was Carl Icahn Right About the PayPal Spinoff? (EBAY)

Aug. 22, 2014, 9:40 am EDT – Resurfaced rumors of eBay considering a PayPal spinoff have lit a fire under EBAY stock, and rightfully so. More 

Alibaba IPO – The Timing Couldn’t Be Any Better

Aug. 21, 2014, 8:06 am EDT – The planets are aligning for the Alibaba IPO, even if it's going to take time for BABA stock to grow into its valuation. More 

Has the QQQ Reached a Tipping Point?

Aug. 19, 2014, 10:16 am EDT – After Monday’s bullish burst, the QQQ ETF looks like a trade worth chasing. There are a few things would-be investors need to know first, though. More 

Sears Holdings – Q2 Earnings Won’t Save the Day

Aug. 18, 2014, 8:36 am EDT – Sears Holdings' earnings report is likely to show more of the same problems Eddie Lampert has been facing for years -- not a comeback for SHLD stock. More 

JCPenney Earnings: A Turning Point for JCP Stock

Aug. 15, 2014, 2:10 pm EDT – Thursday's JCPenney earnings news doesn't leave the market much to complain about. It's time to wade back into once-hated JCP stock. More 

A Q2 Report Card for 3D Printing Stocks

Aug. 14, 2014, 2:19 pm EDT – The second-quarter results from 3D printing stocks has widened the gap between the leaders and laggards. More 

Yes, It Really Is Time to Buy Gold Mining Stocks Like GDX and GDXJ

Aug. 14, 2014, 10:08 am EDT – After a painful drubbing in 2012 and 2013, gold prices show a glimmer of hope, and that's great news for gold mining stocks. More 

The Drop in iPad Sales Isn’t a Problem for Apple Stock

Aug. 13, 2014, 5:50 am EDT – Two rough quarters for iPad sales have some Apple stock owners sweating, but it's not a reason to steer clear of AAPL. More 

JCPenney Earnings – What to Know Before Thursday’s Report

Aug. 12, 2014, 8:16 am EDT – The JCPenney earnings update for Q2 is going to be a pivotal, make-or-break report. Here's what anyone interested in JCP stock needs to know. More 

For-Profit Colleges Have Little Blood Left to Give

Aug. 11, 2014, 2:33 pm EDT – Corinthian Colleges, ITT Educational Services, and other for-profit colleges look like a lost cause in their current state. More