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

Don't Be Fooled by Dull Market Movement

Don't Be Fooled by Dull Market Movement

Sleepy action like we saw on Monday tends to be the setup for drama in the future.

This Market Is Doing Nothing

This Market Is Doing Nothing

After the action last week what is needed is some narrow range action to create new support levels.

Individual Stock Picking Continues to Be Extremely Challenging

Individual Stock Picking Continues to Be Extremely Challenging

When the market is less index driven and more focused on earnings we should see better action.

A Perfect 'Sell the News' Setup But It Shouldn't Last For Long

A Perfect 'Sell the News' Setup But It Shouldn't Last For Long

This is a market that is tired of the China trade issue and is looking to move on.

Commission-Free Trading: Use It Wisely

Commission-Free Trading: Use It Wisely

The key to trading free of cost effectively is to become a better trader, and the No. 1 way to become a better trader is to have a plan.

U.S.-China 'Mini Deal' Removes Key Distraction for Markets

U.S.-China 'Mini Deal' Removes Key Distraction for Markets

The "mini-deal' announced Friday drew immidiate scorn, but it removes an important distraction for the markets ahead of earnings season.

Apple Drives the Major Indices

Apple Drives the Major Indices

There is buying across the board right now but the question to ponder is how much to chase into the trade announcement.

Some Resolution to China Trade Will Be a Relief but 'Sell the News' Danger Lurks

Some Resolution to China Trade Will Be a Relief but 'Sell the News' Danger Lurks

If the market keeps running up into the meeting between Trump and Liu the potential for some profit taking in front of the weekend will be quite high.

Let's Make a ... Mini-Deal?

Let's Make a ... Mini-Deal?

The big question that the market will face Friday is whether we will have a 'sell the news' reaction to the announcement of a China trade deal -- even a tiny one.

Developing a Trading Strategy for the Fourth Quarter

Developing a Trading Strategy for the Fourth Quarter

The indices are vulnerable so it will be more important than usual to focus on the underlying action.