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 Stocks You Shouldn’t Touch in a Wobbly Market

Oct. 14, 2014, 3:02 pm EST – These five stocks tend to be fair-weather friends. Use caution if you own, or are thinking about buying, any of them right now. More 

What to Know Before Wednesday’s eBay Earnings News

Oct. 13, 2014, 9:41 am EST – EBAY stock owners (current and potential) have a lot to chew on before, and after, Wednesday's eBay earnings news ... including the PayPal spinoff. More 

AMZN: Amazon Store Is a Failure in the Making

Oct. 10, 2014, 11:02 am EST – AMZN stock fans and owners are pumped about the premise and promise of the first Amazon store, but there's a tough reality ahead for the initiative. More 

5 Tech Stocks That Should Start Paying Dividends

Oct. 8, 2014, 9:26 am EST – Tech stocks aren't known for paying great, if any, dividends. But these five stocks have plenty of room to increase payouts. More 

5 Spinoffs We’d Like to See Soon

Oct. 7, 2014, 9:53 am EST – There are still plenty more smart spinoffs to put in motion besides the Hewlett-Packard split and the division of eBay and PayPal. More 

Is the HP Split a Win-Win for Hewlett-Packard Owners?

Oct. 6, 2014, 8:48 am EST – Hewlett-Packard is breaking up its company into two entities, and two stocks. Here's what current HPQ stock owners may want to know about the decision. More 

These 4 Stock Charts Say You Should Worry About a Market Crash

Oct. 3, 2014, 8:39 am EST – A closer inspection of this week's stock charts reveals some significant problems have developed for the market. More 

Roche Proves You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Sep. 30, 2014, 11:12 am EST – Roche stock may not be an NYSE or NASDAQ-listed equity, but when you look at the details, RHHBY is plenty investment-worthy. More 

No, Yahoo and AOL Won’t Be Better as Partners (YHOO, AOL)

Sep. 29, 2014, 10:25 am EST – To unlock the maximum value of Yahoo stock, activist investor Starboard Value recommends a pairing of YHOO and AOL. Big mistake. More 

Gold Prices: Don’t Expect Much out of Q4

Sep. 25, 2014, 9:38 am EST – The outlook for gold prices in the fourth quarter -- not to mention silver prices -- leaves a lot to be desired. More