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

Low Volume and Slow Action Are a Big Issue Right Now

Low Volume and Slow Action Are a Big Issue Right Now

Is this just some routine consolidation after a big run or is it an indicator of further weakness ahead?

Bulls Still Have the Advantage but Earnings Season May Contain Some Landmines

Bulls Still Have the Advantage but Earnings Season May Contain Some Landmines

I want to see better stock picking and stronger momentum in individual stocks.

Shift With the Market and Forget About Being a Sage

Shift With the Market and Forget About Being a Sage

The question we should ponder is what are the warning signs the market is starting to undergo a change in trend?

Bears Suffer Another Setback Heading Into the Heart of Earnings Season

Bears Suffer Another Setback Heading Into the Heart of Earnings Season

With a friendly Fed, a tight labor market and data like March retail sales, the chances for upside surprises are good.

Market Eats Up Pinterest and Zoom IPOs and Yawns at Mueller Report

Market Eats Up Pinterest and Zoom IPOs and Yawns at Mueller Report

The current picture of mixed action for a market still very close to its all-time highs is something to watch.

Pockets of Weakness and Politics Will Make For a Messy Pre-Holiday Session

Pockets of Weakness and Politics Will Make For a Messy Pre-Holiday Session

Focus on defense, as news headlines on the Mueller Report and discussion of 'Medicare For All' make stock picking tough.

Pockets of Strength Offset Some Really Ugly Action

Pockets of Strength Offset Some Really Ugly Action

The biggest negative in the market Wednesday was that the gap-up open was sold very aggressively.

Qualcomm: A Lesson in Trading

Qualcomm: A Lesson in Trading

This was a complete surprise to the market and that creates a whole different type of trading dynamic.

Qualcomm/Apple, 'Medicare for All' Talk Ignite Extreme Market Rotation

Qualcomm/Apple, 'Medicare for All' Talk Ignite Extreme Market Rotation

There is a bloodbath of selling in medical-related names and severe pressure on cloud-related stocks that have been momentum favorites.

Qualcomm Settlement Among a Slew of News Trying to Wake a Slumbering Market

Qualcomm Settlement Among a Slew of News Trying to Wake a Slumbering Market

However, soft guidance from Netflix and so-so earnings from IBM are keeping positive sentiment contained.