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

Alphabet Inc (GOOG) Does the Unthinkable: It Disappoints!

Apr. 21, 2016, 6:30 pm EDT – Alphabet (GOOG, GOOGL) is deep in the red after hours, but don't let the short-term response lead you to the wrong long-term conclusion. More 

Why Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) and Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Apr. 21, 2016, 4:53 pm EDT – Las Vegas Sands (LVS), United Continental (UAL) and Verizon (VZ) never even had a prayer of bullishness on Thursday. More 

Gold ETFs Find a Tailwind (GLD, NUGT, GDX)

Apr. 21, 2016, 12:45 pm EDT – Gold futures and funds like the SPDR Gold Trust ETF offer a compelling risk/reward scenario now. More 

Why Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP), The Coca-Cola Co (KO) and Office Depot Inc (ODP) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Apr. 20, 2016, 4:44 pm EDT – Check Point Software (CHKP), Coca-Cola (KO) and Office Depot (ODP) used more than their fair share of red ink on Wednesday. More 

Starbucks Corporation: Can Earnings Give SBUX Stock a Jolt?

Apr. 20, 2016, 12:50 pm EDT – Starbucks (SBUX) is undeniably a growth machine, but that doesn't necessarily make the stock worth owning at its current price. More 

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL): 3 Things You Need to Consider Before Earnings

Apr. 20, 2016, 10:38 am EDT – Here's a closer look at the big factors that will weigh on Alphabet (GOOGL, GOOG) before and after Thursday evening's Q1 report. More 

Yahoo! Inc. Earnings Confirm That a YHOO Sale Is the Best Option

Apr. 20, 2016, 9:14 am EDT – Yahoo (YHOO) may have topped last quarter's analyst expectations, but that doesn't change the fact that it's falling apart. More 

Why eBay Inc (EBAY), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) and Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Apr. 19, 2016, 4:51 pm EDT – EBay Inc (EBAY), International Business Machines (IBM) and Netflix (NFLX) were taken out behind the woodshed on Tuesday, albeit for understandable reasons. More 

Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) Takes a 25% Hit – What Now?

Apr. 19, 2016, 11:32 am EDT – Illumina (ILMN) shocked investors with a lackluster revenue outlook, though in retrospect, it shouldn't have been surprising. Where to from here? More 

Target Corporation (TGT): Higher Minimum Wage Is a Blessing, Not a Curse

Apr. 19, 2016, 9:32 am EDT – Owners of Target stock don't need to worry the retailer will find the same problems Walmart found when it upped its minimum wage. More