James "Rev Shark" DePorre, a Real Money contributor, is the author of Invest Like a Shark: How a Deaf Guy With No Job and Limited Capital Made a Fortune Investing in the Stock Market. He operates sharkinvesting.com, an interactive online community that serves and educates active investors.
Recent Articles By The Author
Bank Action Covers Up Weakness Before After-Hours Netflix Watching Takes Hold
What this market really needs are some good earnings reports and responses.
This Market Needs Something Positive to Think About
There are no pockets of safety beyond the big banks and there is no interest in buying the weakness so far.
Overall Market Action Is Weak, Breadth Poor
This action may actually help to create some entry points.
If You're Looking to Buy a Bank Stock, Bank of America Is One of the Best
Overall the Bank of America numbers look stronger than other banks that have reported so far.
6 Major Themes That Will Impact the Stock Market This Week
With earnings news flowing this week there are likely to be some new trading opportunities developing.
Setting Goals Will Make You a Better Stock Trader: Here's How to Do It
Without financial goals it is very easy to tell yourself, 'this is just a bad market and I can't make money.'
Next Week's Earnings Reports Should Create Some Fresh Opportunities
I have capital to put to work and if the sort of action we had this week continues, I'll be a buyer.
Overall the Market Is in Good Shape
The action started a little slowly this morning but market players shook off early jitters and are doing a nice job of building on yesterday's momentum.
Why JPMorgan and Other Bank Earnings Might Not Receive a Big Positive Reaction
The key issue that will impact banks Friday.
Momentum Returns, but Will It Stick Around This Time?
The trade war worries that weighed on the market yesterday were totally forgotten today.