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

Viking Therapeutics Shows How Quickly This Market Can Turn

Viking Therapeutics Shows How Quickly This Market Can Turn

If you are trying to pick stocks for the longer term it can be quite challenging right now.

Be Skeptical of Bounces in This Technically Damaged Market

Be Skeptical of Bounces in This Technically Damaged Market

This is a good time to be a trader rather than an investor.

There Isn't Any Reason to Believe That the Worst Is Over

There Isn't Any Reason to Believe That the Worst Is Over

What is most worrisome about the current market is that there is nothing to signal that good support is about to form.

It Doesn't Look Like Home Depot's Struggles Are Over

It Doesn't Look Like Home Depot's Struggles Are Over

From a valuation standpoint, HD is not particularly expensive.

Trading Injuries Pile Up From Falling Knives and Safes

Trading Injuries Pile Up From Falling Knives and Safes

This is the sort of market where you have to focus on capital protection.

The Technical Bulls and Big-Picture Bears are Battling Once Again

The Technical Bulls and Big-Picture Bears are Battling Once Again

Watching whether big-picture negatives will kill some promising technical developments and positive seasonality.

How to Outperform a Mutual Fund

How to Outperform a Mutual Fund

The best way to beat a mutual fund's performance is not to think like a mutual fund, but instead be flexible.

Many Individual Stocks Are a Mess but That Is What Creates Good Opportunities

Many Individual Stocks Are a Mess but That Is What Creates Good Opportunities

It is a difficult market but difficult markets always lead to some good trading.

Alibaba Has Fallen So Fast That It Is Actually Starting to Look Like a Value

Alibaba Has Fallen So Fast That It Is Actually Starting to Look Like a Value

With a stock like Alibaba it is important that it proves itself before you put your hard-earned money at risk.

The Fundamental Bears Are Squaring Off Against the Technical Bulls

The Fundamental Bears Are Squaring Off Against the Technical Bulls

Stay on defense and watch the price action as this battle is fought.