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

Pixelworks’ Picture Is Less Clear Now That the Dust Is Settling (PXLW)

Jul. 10, 2014, 7:36 am EDT – The red-hot run-up from Pixelworks (PXLW) shares, fueled by rumors of a partnership with Apple, looks like a setup for a short trade. More 

Why Tim Cook Is Trying to Change Apple’s Board

Jul. 9, 2014, 12:09 pm EDT – Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly looking for fresh ideas and insight in the board room. Apple stock holders should be excited about the prospect. More 

This Bubbling Trend Inspired Archer Daniels Midland’s Latest Buyout

Jul. 8, 2014, 10:27 am EDT – Archer Daniels Midland didn't overspend to acquire Wild Flavors for $3.1 billion -- the underlying opportunity is there. But can investors even get in on it? More 

5 Great American Stocks to Buy

Jul. 3, 2014, 10:50 am EDT – If you need to add some new holdings to your portfolio but don’t know which stocks to buy, why not stay close to home and consider these American stocks? More 

Mannkind (MNKD) – Right Stock, Wrong Time

Jun. 30, 2014, 3:34 pm EDT – Ten years' worth of work from Mannkind Corporation on Afrezza has just been validated, but that doesn't automatically make the stock a good bet right here, and right now. More 

Gold Outlook for Q3 – Don’t Trust the Rise in Gold Prices, GLD

Jun. 30, 2014, 9:03 am EDT – Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk. More 

Google Domains Isn’t a Game-Changer for the GoDaddy IPO

Jun. 25, 2014, 1:37 pm EDT – The unveiling of Google Domains shocked the market and those who were planning to buy into the GoDaddy IPO, but there may be more hype than substance for a while. More 

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Are Nearing the Ends of Their Ropes

Jun. 24, 2014, 7:33 am EDT – The Nasdaq Composite, the S&P 500 and the market's other indices don't appear to have any meat left on the bone, for more than one reason. More 

The Nasdaq Composite is Holding All the Cards

Jun. 20, 2014, 12:56 am EDT – The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite are put under the microscope, and they don't quite look the same. More 

Fed-Inspired Bulls Leave Little Doubt

Jun. 19, 2014, 12:18 am EDT – While stocks are still apt to be erratic, the bullish trend is undeniable. Just know the true risk/reward relationship here, and how long you can leave your money on the table. More