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

Despite the Stumble, OREX Stock & Contrave Are Still Compelling

Jun. 12, 2014, 12:42 pm EDT – OREX stock owners winced on Tuesday after the FDA pulled the rug out from underneath Contrave, but patience will pay off. More 

Straggling Bulls May Trample Those Who Jump the Gun

Jun. 12, 2014, 2:48 am EDT – The Russell 2000 and the S&P 500 both have some key technical floors they need to hit before we can come to any longer-term conclusions. More 

OK, It’s Time for the Uncomfortable S&P 2000 Chat

Jun. 11, 2014, 8:59 am EDT – S&P 2000 mania only highlights all the things that can -- and probably will -- torpedo the S&P 500 here. More 

Where to Invest When Coffee Prices Go North

Jun. 10, 2014, 11:12 am EDT – Coffee prices are headed higher, but before jumping to bearish conclusions about coffee stocks like Kraft Foods or J.M. Smucker, read this. More 

3 Dividend Stocks You Can Easily Upgrade

Jun. 9, 2014, 9:05 am EDT – Phillip Morris, AT&T, and Merck are well-loved dividend stocks, but they aren't the top ways to generate income in their respective industries. More 

OTC Cialis? Pfizer’s Viagra Will Be Just Fine

Jun. 4, 2014, 2:28 pm EDT – An over-the-counter version of Cialis seems like a slam dunk for Eli Lilly (LLY), but Pfizer's (PFE) Viagra isn't exactly in a heap of trouble. More 

Don’t Let the EPA Spook You Out of Coal Stocks

Jun. 3, 2014, 9:35 am EDT – Coal stocks such as ACI and WLT dropped when the EPA unveiled a carbon reduction proposal, but the selloff is ultimately an opportunity. More 

5 Biggest Players in Driverless Cars

Jun. 2, 2014, 12:24 pm EDT – The advent of driverless cars is going to create opportunities for a lot of companies, but these five could be the biggest winners. More 

Apple Stock Is a Buy (But the Reason Is Silly)

May. 29, 2014, 9:16 am EDT – The best reason to own Apple stock here might simply be because the market's getting giddy again. More 

No, Gold Prices Aren’t Poised to Fall off a Cliff (GLD)

May. 28, 2014, 9:53 am EDT – Gold prices have been pressured of late, but the reasons for the pullback don't seem to have any staying power. GLD is spooked, but not out. More