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

Why Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Kroger Co (KR) and Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jan. 4, 2017, 4:28 pm EST – Kroger (KR), Valero Energy (VLO) and Cisco Systems (CSCO) didn't jump on the bullish bandwagon on this week's hump-day. More 

5 Stocks to Buy for a Big January

Jan. 4, 2017, 2:50 pm EST – Put Apple (AAPL), Cisco (CSCO) and Level 3 (LVLT), among others, on your list of stocks to buy for quick gains in January 2017. More 

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stock Is a Long-Term Risk With BIG Upside

Jan. 4, 2017, 11:10 am EST – Walmart stock has been deemed too dangerous to own against a backdrop of looming import tariffs, but those doubters aren't seeing the size of the opportunity such a maneuver brings with it. More 

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Is (Almost) a Consumer Services Investment

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:50 am EST – AAPL stock used to be a technology name, but Apple's intended future positions it as a consumer services name ... and that's a very good thing. More 

Amazon.com, Inc.’s (AMZN) 1-Click Patent Loss Is Just a Flesh Wound

Jan. 4, 2017, 10:07 am EST – Amazon's patent on 1-click will expire this year. However, a closer look reveals that it's not even going to make a dent in AMZN stock. More 

Why Twilio Inc (TWLO), Humana Inc (HUM) and Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jan. 3, 2017, 4:41 pm EST – Humana (HUM), Nvidia (NVDA) and Twilio (TWLO) got 2017 started pointed in the wrong direction. Here's what you need to know. More 

Why Bank of America Corp (BAC), Groupon Inc (GRPN) and Cempra Inc (CEMP) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Dec. 29, 2016, 4:34 pm EST – Light marketwide activity didn't prevent sellers from taking dead aim at Groupon (GRPN), Bank of America (BAC) and Cempra (CEMP) on Thursday. More 

Does Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Stock NEED Smartwatches?

Dec. 29, 2016, 9:23 am EST – Alphabet (GOOGL) likely won't find more success with watches than anyone else. But is that really a concern for GOOGL stock? More 

Why Fitbit Inc (FIT), Twilio Inc (TWLO) and Nvidia Corporation (NVDA) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Dec. 28, 2016, 4:41 pm EST – Twilio (TWLO), Fitbit (FIT) and Nvidia (NVDA) didn't do anything wrong on Wednesday, other than be in the wrong place at the wrong time. More 

Ford Motor Company (F) Isn’t Just an Automaker Anymore

Dec. 28, 2016, 12:33 pm EST – Superficially, Ford (F) is an automaker. Philosophically, Ford stock holders are invested in a lifestyle-based solutions provider. More