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 American Airlines Group Inc (AAL), OraSure Technologies, Inc. (OSUR) and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (PBR) Are Three of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jun. 13, 2016, 4:42 pm EDT – Owners of American Airlines (AAL), OraSure Technologies (OSUR) and Petrobras (PBR) wished the weekend had lasted one more day. More 

Microsoft (MSFT) Stock: Why LinkedIn (LNKD) Is a Good Fit

Jun. 13, 2016, 10:25 am EDT – Owners of Microsoft (MSFT) stock were caught off guard today with the purchase of LinkedIn (LNKD) -- a move toward more recurring revenue. More 

The 10 Best Dividend Achievers You Can Buy

Jun. 10, 2016, 2:50 pm EDT – Dividend stocks may be a dime a dozen, but not all dividend stocks are built the same. Here is a handful with a superior risk/reward/payout profile. More 

Why Groupon Inc (GRPN), Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc (RH) and Vale SA (ADR) (VALE) Are Three of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jun. 9, 2016, 4:54 pm EDT – Groupon (GRPN), Restoration Hardware (RH) and Vale SA (VALE) dished out nothing but misery on Thursday, but for understandable reasons. More 

SCTY Stock: Take the Solarcity Corp Upgrade With a Shovel of Salt

Jun. 9, 2016, 1:51 pm EDT – SCTY stock may seem like a buy in the wake of Baird's upgrade of SolarCity to an "Outperform," but we've seen this before ... and on a short-term basis. More 

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock: App Store Changes Reveal Critical Concern

Jun. 9, 2016, 1:05 pm EDT – The Apple (AAPL) App Store is becoming a key profit center as the iPhone loses steam, but what's good for the short run may turn users off in the long run. More 

Why Flexion Therapeutics Inc (FLXN), Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) and VeriFone Systems Inc (PAY) Are Three of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jun. 8, 2016, 4:47 pm EDT – Flexion Therapeutics (FLXN), Micron Technology (MU) and VeriFone Systems (PAY) didn't follow the market's lead into new multi-week high territory on Wednesday. More 

Sorry Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Holders, India Isn’t as Big as It Seems

Jun. 8, 2016, 2:52 pm EDT – Owners of AMZN stock may be jazzed by the headlines, but after crunching the numbers, there's not a whole lot of upside to Bezos' India investment. More 

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc: A Two-Day Ten-Bagger or Mirage?

Jun. 8, 2016, 12:18 pm EDT – Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) may be red hot, but with more questions than answers on the table, the smart-money move is taking the money and running. More 

Why Biogen Inc (BIIB), LendingClub Corp (LC) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Are Three of Today’s Worst Stocks

Jun. 7, 2016, 4:46 pm EDT – Biogen (BIIB), LendingClub (LC) and Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) led the parade of losers on Tuesday, but for understandable reasons. More