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

Worries on Netflix Earnings Tug at Markets

Worries on Netflix Earnings Tug at Markets

Now that the numbers are actually hitting, it's difficult to place faith in possible lower interest rates to offset for poor growth.

Market Looks Pretty Unemotional. Maybe Deluge of Earnings Wakes It Up

Market Looks Pretty Unemotional. Maybe Deluge of Earnings Wakes It Up

The market remains muted on the news, with bad headlines leading to dip-buying and good news failing to produce protracted momentum.

Looking for Pockets of Action

Looking for Pockets of Action

If you stay selective there are a few opportunities developing.

Be Reactive to the Market in This Narrow Trading Range

Be Reactive to the Market in This Narrow Trading Range

Don't be rigid in your thesis, keep an eye on market action and respond as appropriate.

Complacent Market Players Keep It Chill -- as Sparks Fly All 'Round

Complacent Market Players Keep It Chill -- as Sparks Fly All 'Round

It is still a surprisingly sedate market, despite indexes sitting close to all-time highs, earnings season, possible interest-rate cuts and endless speculation about China trade.

Market Selling Is Picking Up Now but Breadth Is Still in Decent Shape

Market Selling Is Picking Up Now but Breadth Is Still in Decent Shape

From a technical standpoint some downside at this juncture may be what is needed to shake things up and create better trading conditions into earnings.

Roku a Standout in Dull Trading

Roku a Standout in Dull Trading

In a market offering little, the trading action in ROKU stands out and becomes self-filling.

This Sedate Market Is an Ink Blot Test for Investors

This Sedate Market Is an Ink Blot Test for Investors

The bulls will say this is healthy consolidation that will set up another leg higher, while the bears will say this is an indication of indecision and is a prelude to a rollover.

Earnings to Soon Give Insight into Market's Strength

Earnings to Soon Give Insight into Market's Strength

Are we seeing low-volume consolidation setting stage for thrust higher or is this stalling action suggesting a rollover? The answer depends on how earnings season develops.

Market Climbing a Wall of Worry

Market Climbing a Wall of Worry

This is a bullish market that -- rather than celebrating a dovish Fed and new highs -- fears missing out.