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

One (Relatively) Good Quarter Doesn’t Make GM Stock Bulletproof

Jul. 23, 2015, 12:07 pm EDT – GM stock is up sharply following earnings news, but a longer-term look at the raw numbers makes the lack of growth clear. More 

Trade of the Day: Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Moves Past the Tipping Point

Jul. 23, 2015, 4:15 am EDT – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) just quietly edged above a key near-term ceiling, spurred by support at a major long-term support line. More 

The Bears Aren’t Scared to Follow Through

Jul. 23, 2015, 4:01 am EDT – Stocks take the same bearish turn they've taken several times already this year. Here's where they could end up, and where things could get really bad. More 

Why Apple (AAPL), Biogen (BIIB) and Illumina (ILMN) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 22, 2015, 5:07 pm EDT – Shareholders of Apple (AAPL), Biogen (BIIB) and Illumina (ILMN) were on the losing side of the table on Wednesday, mostly thanks to earnings. More 

8 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Income Growth

Jul. 22, 2015, 4:03 pm EDT – Dividend stocks can be poor long-term investments if the per-share payout doesn't actually increase over time. With these stocks, that's no worry. More 

Did You Just Sell AAPL Stock? Here’s a Reality Check.

Jul. 22, 2015, 11:31 am EDT – AAPL stock fell right on cue, even if for the wrong reason. Just don't expect the weakness to last. More 

Trade of the Day: Climb up American Tower (AMT)

Jul. 22, 2015, 4:15 am EDT – American Tower (AMT) has broken out of a consolidation rut and is now clearing key hurdles. More 

Why Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), United Technologies Corporation (UTX) and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 21, 2015, 4:41 pm EDT – Tesla Motors (TSLA), United Technologies (UTX) and International Business Machines (IBM) used far more than their fair share of red ink on Tuesday. More 

SUNE and VSLR: What’s in It for the Shareholders?

Jul. 21, 2015, 9:36 am EDT – Acquisitions always seem exciting on the surface, but the SunEdison acquisition of Vivint Solar doesn't inherently make SUNE a better solar power pick. More 

Why Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX), Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) and Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jul. 20, 2015, 4:55 pm EDT – Barrick Gold (ABX), Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) and Micron Technology (MU) were taken out behind the woodshed on Monday. More