James "Rev Shark" DePorre

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

The Five Most Important Lessons I've Learned in 25 Years of Trading

The Five Most Important Lessons I've Learned in 25 Years of Trading

These five key things will help make you successful at trading.

This Week's Market Action Was Exactly What You Want to See

This Week's Market Action Was Exactly What You Want to See

These things don't tend to happen in a market that is worried and embracing a negative narrative.

As Market Unfazed by Broadcom Drop, IPOs Keep It Hot

As Market Unfazed by Broadcom Drop, IPOs Keep It Hot

Worries of slowing economic growth, trade wars and political problems not seen in today's trading.

Will Fed Dovishness Be Enough as Negative Arguments Pile Up?

Will Fed Dovishness Be Enough as Negative Arguments Pile Up?

The indices have been in a trading range for a few days now and there is some generally good action in various areas, but it will be a soft open for the indices on Friday.

Despite Tanker Attacks, Markets See Healthy Action

Despite Tanker Attacks, Markets See Healthy Action

Contrary to logic, breadth was strong Thursday, bonds rose, metals were bought and even Walt Disney rose by more than 4%.

The Action in Individual Stocks Is Healthy

The Action in Individual Stocks Is Healthy

Small-caps are leading and that is further confirmation that the stock pickers are increasingly interested in the market.

An Interesting Small-Cap on My Radar This Morning Is Coda Octopus

An Interesting Small-Cap on My Radar This Morning Is Coda Octopus

I added shares this morning and will be looking for more entry points as it develops.

Oil Bounces and Big-Picture Pundits Grow Louder as Their Guesswork Continues

Oil Bounces and Big-Picture Pundits Grow Louder as Their Guesswork Continues

It can be enlightening to embrace the idea that no one really knows what will happen next and to approach the market from that standpoint.

Little Conviction in Wednesday's Action

Little Conviction in Wednesday's Action

Neither buyers nor sellers showed much conviction, and stocks just drifted around.

My Best Advice? Don't Be a Bull or Bear Right Now

My Best Advice? Don't Be a Bull or Bear Right Now

The market will tell us when it is time to make more aggressive moves.