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

Trump's Trade Tweets Thump the Market

Trump's Trade Tweets Thump the Market

The Chinese purposely timed their response to occur in front of Powell's speech to create as much market disruption as possible.

The Emotional Makeup of World-Class Traders

The Emotional Makeup of World-Class Traders

It is not productive to have emotional reactions to every loss and every gain, as both are part of the business of trading and should be taken in stride.

Trump, Not Powell, Creates Market Volatility and Uncertainty

Trump, Not Powell, Creates Market Volatility and Uncertainty

The market is said to hate uncertainty and we have much more of it now.

Fed's Powell Provides Little Clarity

Fed's Powell Provides Little Clarity

What we are hearing is that the Fed is data-dependent and is aware of the potential problems caused by the trade dispute and other issues.

The Stage Is Set for a Dramatic Reaction to Jerome Powell at Jackson Hole

The Stage Is Set for a Dramatic Reaction to Jerome Powell at Jackson Hole

Powell has not produced the positive market reactions that his predecessors tended to produce. Expect several swings to occur while market players try to sort out all the ramifications.

Bird Watching at Jackson Hole? Doves Might Prove Elusive

Bird Watching at Jackson Hole? Doves Might Prove Elusive

With uncertainty around what Fed Chair Jerome Powell might say Friday, it's unclear how much dovishness will take the market higher.

How to Trade Big News Events Like a Speech by the Fed Chairman

How to Trade Big News Events Like a Speech by the Fed Chairman

Focus on finding an edge as volatility surges after the event.

Will Powell Cowboy Up at Jackson Hole?

Will Powell Cowboy Up at Jackson Hole?

A 'sell the news' strategy has consistently been a loser on Fed news.

Market Prepares for a Big Reaction to Jerome Powell

Market Prepares for a Big Reaction to Jerome Powell

The best strategy is to stay vigilant and be ready to react.

Retail Earnings Put the Bulls in Control

Retail Earnings Put the Bulls in Control

But now the market awaits any news from the Fed at Jackson Hole later this week.