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

Investors Get Taken for Ride on China-Trade Roller Coaster

Investors Get Taken for Ride on China-Trade Roller Coaster

At the end of the day, market players came to realize that maybe they won't see any real progress in talks, and the indexes closed near the lows of the day.

3 Things Keeping a Bid Under This Market: Kudlow, Apple and Boredom

3 Things Keeping a Bid Under This Market: Kudlow, Apple and Boredom

Apple is a great example of how near-zero interest rates help to keep equities near their highs.

My Stock of the Week Is Aimmune Therapeutics

My Stock of the Week Is Aimmune Therapeutics

AIMT has developed a 'desensitivity' treatment for peanut allergies.

Market Held Hostage by China Trade Negotiations

Market Held Hostage by China Trade Negotiations

The main danger for the bears is that there is some level of progress that causes the market to celebrate.

The Week Ahead Could Be Equally Challenging for Traders

The Week Ahead Could Be Equally Challenging for Traders

The market had its worst two days of action since last December on Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Secret to Long-Term Trading Success

The Secret to Long-Term Trading Success

It is to work at it every day, day after day, year after year.

There's No Reason to Be in Any Rush to Build Positions

There's No Reason to Be in Any Rush to Build Positions

The market is largely held hostage to the news flow that emerges from these talks next week.

This Market Could Be Dangerous on Trade News and Jobs Report

This Market Could Be Dangerous on Trade News and Jobs Report

This combination of macro uncertainty combined with a market under technical pressure is going to make it very tough for the bulls to make progress.

When Bad News Is Good News

When Bad News Is Good News

When the market rallies on negative news as it did Thursday, it means that the news has already been priced in and no selling pressure is left.

What This Market Needs Is a Solid Finish

What This Market Needs Is a Solid Finish

Trading range action will be a helpful first step for this stock market.