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

Advance Auto Worth Twice Its Current Price? (AAP)

Sep. 30, 2015, 1:43 pm EDT – Before piling into Advance Auto, AAP investors should remember it's easier to say things than to actually do them. On the other hand... More 

Amazon Flex Is Another Complicated Solution to a Simple Problem

Sep. 30, 2015, 12:15 pm EDT – Amazon Flex is a page stolen from the Uber playbook. Problem: Uber is failing company. More 

New Segmentation Gives MSFT Stock a Cloud to Ride

Sep. 30, 2015, 10:26 am EDT – MSFT stock is increasingly becoming an investment in the cloud, and that progress is becoming clearer in the earnings statements. More 

Why Apple Inc. (AAPL), Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) and Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 29, 2015, 5:02 pm EDT – Tuesday was less than bullish for Apple (AAPL), Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) and Las Vegas Sands (LVS), though for understandable reasons. More 

The Facebook Fee Is a Hoax, But Could It Happen? (FB)

Sep. 29, 2015, 11:45 am EDT – Don't bother copying and pasting the status making the rounds. The rumors of a Facebook subscription fee are nothing more than a hoax. More 

Slowing Stock Buybacks One of a Few Reasons to Fear Q3 Earnings

Sep. 29, 2015, 9:57 am EDT – The massive wave of stock buybacks is now in the rearview mirror, meaning earnings growth just got that much tougher. More 

Why Sprint Corp (S), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) and Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 28, 2015, 5:31 pm EDT – Sprint (S), Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) and Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) used far more than their fair share of red ink on Monday, which was in short supply to begin with. More 

For Alcoa Stock Owners, The Grass May Not Be Greener After AA Split

Sep. 28, 2015, 1:25 pm EDT – Alcoa stock will become two distinct investments next year, but there's a cost involved with this streak of divesting what was just recently acquired. More 

Why Finish Line Inc (FINL), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) and Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 25, 2015, 4:48 pm EDT – Finish Line (FINL), Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) and Micron Technology (MU) each fell sharply on Friday. Here's what investors need to know. More 

Quit the Spin: BlackBerry (BBRY) Stock Is a Dog

Sep. 25, 2015, 12:47 pm EDT – Fans and followers of BBRY stock are still pounding the bullish drum, but the hurdles are getting higher, and BlackBerry is getting desperate. More