James Brumley

James Brumley

James Brumley is a freelance writer and registered investment advisor. He began his career as a broker with a major Wall Street firm, where fundamentals and long-term holding periods were core strategies. After that, he switched gears completely, becoming an analyst at a short-term trading newsletter that focused on technical analysis. He now manages client money using the best of both philosophies. His company, Bluegrass Portfolio Management, offers investors an opportunity to reap superior returns with minimized risk.

  1. Trading Strategy

    3 Things Investors Can Learn From Traders

    By incorporating some of the best practices of top traders, investors can greatly improve portfolio returns.
  2. Stock Analysis

    Time For China’s Smartphone Revolution

    The biggest smartphone market is just starting to blossom, as smartphone use in China grows.
  3. ETFs

    Gold And Miners Back In A Familiar Groove?

    Fears of economic collapse have gold and mining stocks brewing up a decent risk/reward ratio, again.
  4. Trading Instruments

    What Can Traders Learn From Investors?

    Discover tips from a long-term strategy that can help you make better short-term trades.
  5. Stock Analysis

    The Real Threat To Netflix Isn't RedBox Or BlockBuster

    Netflix recent price increase could cost them customers, and some familiar, yet unlikely companies are in the best position to attract any NTFLX defectors.
  6. Stock Analysis

    FedEx Success Highlights Even Bigger Opportunities

    While FedEx may have grabbed the most headlines after a stellar quarter and compelling outlook, the optimism Fred Smith feels is good for the whole industry.
  7. Stock Analysis

    Pizza Stock Winners And Losers

    Some pizza makers are hot, while others are just getting burned.
  8. Stock Analysis

    3 Obscure Stocks With Outsized Opportunity

    Although you've probably never heard of them, these stocks have reliable and profitable business models.
  9. Stock Analysis

    Alternative Carriers Finally Coming Around

    These likely winners in 2011 are hardly household names. Check out what may be 2011's biggest and best surprise.
  10. ETFs

    Market Cap Valuations For 2010

    How do the P/E ratios for the major market caps stack up against one another, and against themselves, for 2010?
  11. Stock Analysis

    Who's Really Winning The Heart-Stent Race?

    All the stent makers claim they're the sole industry leader. We help cut through the clutter.