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 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 21, 2015, 4:44 pm EDT – Monday proved to be less-than-compelling for owners of Alibaba Group (BABA), Merck (MRK) and BioMarin Pharmaceutical (BMRN). More 

Weatherford’s Plunge Finally Offers a Reason to Buy WFT Stock

Sep. 21, 2015, 11:18 am EDT – WFT shares been battered and bruised by news of a highly dilutive offering, but this may truly be as bad as it can get for Weatherford. More 

Why La Quinta Holdings Inc (LQ), Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 18, 2015, 4:34 pm EDT – La Quinta Holdings (LQ), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) and Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) would love to have a do-over of today's session. More 

Target Stock: Can Nine Employees Affect an Entire Company? (TGT)

Sep. 18, 2015, 1:21 pm EDT – It seems irrelevant on the surface, since CVS Health is buying the business anyway, but owners of Target stock need to look at the bigger picture of the unionization of a particular store's pharmacy. More 

Biogen: BIIB Stock May Be a Rare Biotech Value

Sep. 18, 2015, 11:18 am EDT – Rather than dwelling on the negatives of BIIB stock, it's time to start accentuating Biogen's positives -- like promising trials and a large pipeline. More 

Why Petroleo Brasileiro SA – Petrobras (ADR) (PBR), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 17, 2015, 4:49 pm EDT – Interest rate D-Day was particularly forgettable for owners of Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Oracle (ORCL). More 

Federal Funds Rate Unchanged: What Does It Mean for Investors?

Sep. 17, 2015, 4:01 pm EDT – The Federal Reserve didn't raise the federal funds rate, though there's almost certainly one coming in December. Should we have just bitten the bullet now? More 

10 Super-High-Growth Stocks to Buy Now

Sep. 17, 2015, 3:05 pm EDT – Few investors were looking for growth stocks to buy in the shadow of interest rate uncertainty. But now, it's EXACTLY the right time to go shopping. More 

RAD Stock: Rite Aid Is Buy-Worthy on the Rest of the Earnings Story

Sep. 17, 2015, 12:05 pm EDT – A disappointing Rite Aid earnings report sent RAD stock sharply lower, but that selloff is actually a buying opportunity into a surprisingly solid company. More 

Why Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD), Sprint Corp (S) and FedEx Corporation (FDX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks

Sep. 16, 2015, 4:40 pm EDT – Hump day was forgettable for Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD), Sprint (S) and FedEx (FDX). This is what traders need to know. More