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

Market Reaction to Netflix Results Will Tell Us a Lot

Market Reaction to Netflix Results Will Tell Us a Lot

By any definition we are in an uptrend, but the character of a market can shift.

As Earnings Season Heats Up, Technical Hurdles Climb Higher

As Earnings Season Heats Up, Technical Hurdles Climb Higher

A retest of the recent lows in the major indices after their recent big run likely won't happen any time soon, but there could be a substantial drop before support occurs.

It Would Be Healthy for This Market to Have Some Downside Action Now

It Would Be Healthy for This Market to Have Some Downside Action Now

It would appease some bears, allow some profit-taking and help to make sure there is some good support.

Market Does a '180': Fear of Losing Money Replaces Fear of Missing Out

Market Does a '180': Fear of Losing Money Replaces Fear of Missing Out

Market players are now focused on what can go right rather than what can go wrong.

The Secret to Timing Market Turns

The Secret to Timing Market Turns

It is far safer to arrive fashionably late at the party rather than to show up too early.

All the Bad News Is Having Very Little Impact on Traders

All the Bad News Is Having Very Little Impact on Traders

Mediocre earnings results, the government shutdown, the uncertainly over China trade and the Brexit mess are having no impact on traders.

You Can't Win an Argument With the Stock Market Using Logic

You Can't Win an Argument With the Stock Market Using Logic

Sometimes the market intentionally does what is clearly illogical.

I'm Focused on Stalking an Entry Point for an Index Short

I'm Focused on Stalking an Entry Point for an Index Short

I continue to have a very difficult time finding individual stocks that I want to buy at this juncture.

This Market Wants You to Be Bullish

This Market Wants You to Be Bullish

It is increasingly difficult to find stocks that I want to buy.

I'm Not Confident That Upside Momentum Can Be Sustained

I'm Not Confident That Upside Momentum Can Be Sustained

The indices finished in the red on Monday, breadth was poor with about 2,300 gainers to 4,900 decliners and stocks closed on a weak note.