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 Biggest Players in Driverless Cars

Jun. 2, 2014, 12:24 pm EDT – The advent of driverless cars is going to create opportunities for a lot of companies, but these five could be the biggest winners. More 

Apple Stock Is a Buy (But the Reason Is Silly)

May. 29, 2014, 9:16 am EDT – The best reason to own Apple stock here might simply be because the market's getting giddy again. More 

No, Gold Prices Aren’t Poised to Fall off a Cliff (GLD)

May. 28, 2014, 9:53 am EDT – Gold prices have been pressured of late, but the reasons for the pullback don't seem to have any staying power. GLD is spooked, but not out. More 

RetailMeNot Lands on the List of Google Search Victims

May. 27, 2014, 9:26 am EDT – SALE shareholders got a scare after RetailMeNot became more difficult to find at Google, but it's not the only e-commerce name with that needs to worry. More 

Sears Holdings – The Clock Is Ticking for SHLD

May. 23, 2014, 8:50 am EDT – Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) is simply screaming trouble right now. Anyone who owns Sears stock should know the math doesn't add up - there is no successful "escape" scenario. More 

Don’t Let Weakness in Small Caps Send You Overseas

May. 22, 2014, 12:35 pm EDT – Investors have been rattled by the tumble from small caps, but that panic may be causing them to jump to the wrong conclusions. More 

Best Buy Earnings – The 3 Biggest Things to Watch

May. 21, 2014, 5:48 am EDT – The Best Buy earnings numbers are due on Thursday morning. Here's what you need to know about it, and what investors really need to really look for. More 

This Tale of Two Markets Should be Near its Final Chapter

May. 21, 2014, 2:14 am EDT – The Russell 2000 is tanking while the S&P 500 is getting every benefit of the doubt. Something's got to give soon. More 

5 Dividend Stocks You Never Saw Comin’

May. 19, 2014, 2:21 pm EDT – These five dividend stocks aren't the first ones that come up in typical blue-chip dividend discussions, but they offer nice dividend yields all the same. More 

4 (More) Industries Google Could Dominate

May. 19, 2014, 10:43 am EDT – Google has the size, know-how, and the financial wherewithal to be a real disruptor in these industries. More