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

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 

For-Profit Schools Can’t Dodge This Bullet Any Longer

Feb. 25, 2014, 7:02 am EDT – For-profit schools like Corinthian College, Apollo Education and Strayer are forced to defend themselves, and as it turns out, they’re not well-armed. More 

This Biotech Bubble Is Bound to Burst

Feb. 21, 2014, 9:28 am EDT – Biotech stocks have been hot thanks to a wave of M&A speculation. That wave, however, has run its course, putting these stocks and biotech ETFs at risk. More 

YNDX, BIDU or GOOG: Which Is the Best Search Stock?

Feb. 19, 2014, 9:45 am EDT – GOOG may have set the bar, but YNDX stock and BIDU stock have managed to replicate the search giant's success in their respective markets. Which is best? More 

SCTY Stock Continues Crushing Other Solar Stocks

Feb. 13, 2014, 1:06 pm EDT – SCTY stock is blowing other solar stocks out of the water. Here's why First Solar and others can't keep up with SolarCity. More 

GOOG Stock: Google, Apple, Exxon Are All Jockeying for This Title

Feb. 12, 2014, 9:35 am EDT – Google has overtaken Exxon Mobil as No. 2 in U.S. market cap. But can GOOG stock ever overtake AAPL? More