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

5 Buy-and-Hold-Forever Dividend Stocks

Aug. 8, 2014, 9:15 am EDT – The market's recent pullback has cranked up yields, and income investors may want to go shopping for dividend stocks. Here are five worth a look. More 

Big Data Gets Personal, Moving Past the Point of No Return

Aug. 7, 2014, 10:47 am EDT – Wal-Mart is the last of the major retailers to use big data to personalize its online sales pitch, proving that the practice is the new norm. More 

EBAY Stock Further Blurs the Line Between Tech and Financials

Aug. 6, 2014, 9:46 am EDT – Anyone who owns or may soon own EBAY stock may be wondering what's at stake for the company. Here's some food for thought. More 

Should AGN Just Take the Offer From Bill Ackman and VRX?

Aug. 5, 2014, 3:03 pm EDT – Bill Ackman and Valeant Pharmaceuticals have teamed up to acquire Allergan, but the saga isn't as simple as it seems. Here's the deal on AGN. More 

4 Biotech Stocks to Buy

Aug. 4, 2014, 11:35 am EDT – If this August is like most Augusts, the overall market isn't going to perform well for the next few weeks; biotech stocks may be the only worthwhile stocks to buy More 

NLRB Ruling on McDonald’s Puts Franchising Stocks in Jeopardy

Jul. 31, 2014, 11:48 am EDT – The recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board is likely to cause a ripple effect on the franchising model. More 

FB Vs. TWTR Stock: Was Q2 a Game-Changer for Twitter?

Jul. 30, 2014, 9:51 am EDT – Don't look now, Facebook, but Twitter may now be where you were a year ago ... and that could be great news for TWTR stock owners. More 

Can We Trust Silver’s Leadership Over Gold?

Jul. 29, 2014, 8:57 am EDT – The iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has outpaced the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) since early June. Do we take the hint? More 

3 Reasons Why the S&P 500 Is About to Correct

Jul. 25, 2014, 5:40 am EDT – The S&P 500 is now within striking distance of the psychologically important 2000 mark, but the stage also has been set for a correction. More 

Amazon Wallet is Just a Small Part of Threat to Big Banks

Jul. 24, 2014, 10:39 am EDT – Amazon Wallet is only one of many reasons big banks and owners of bank stocks need to worry. More