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

ISM Services Report Immediately Triggered a Number of Sell Programs

ISM Services Report Immediately Triggered a Number of Sell Programs

The ISM disappointment appears to be digested fairly well right now but keep an eye on the intraday lows.

This Isn't a Bear Market, But Rather a Rotational Correction

This Isn't a Bear Market, But Rather a Rotational Correction

Thinking of the market as going through a rolling correction with various sectors experiencing bear markets at different times gives the action a different character than if you think of it as a single entity.

There's a Bright Side to Wednesday's Decline

There's a Bright Side to Wednesday's Decline

If you've been paying attention to the underlying action in the market lately, this drop in the indexes should not come as a major surprise.

Buying Into the Teeth of a Decline

Buying Into the Teeth of a Decline

I am inclined to focus more on counter-trend bounces in weak markets.

Red Market Searches for Support Levels

Red Market Searches for Support Levels

Indices are seeing the most severe downside momentum since early August.

Indices Finally Are Catching Up With What Stock Pickers Have Seen for Weeks

Indices Finally Are Catching Up With What Stock Pickers Have Seen for Weeks

The action under the surface in individual stocks has been covered up by the indices, which have held up; not anymore.

Indexes Finally Fall, Too

Indexes Finally Fall, Too

For weeks individual stocks have been struggling, while the indexes held up relatively well, but that changed Tuesday.

In This Market, Remember the First Rule of Holes

In This Market, Remember the First Rule of Holes

The big problem for the bulls Tuesday is that there isn't any tweet on China trade to bail them out.

ISM Index Points to Weak Economic Growth

ISM Index Points to Weak Economic Growth

When I find charts and stocks I want to buy I will be more bullish but there is no choice but to wait.

Placid Indices Cover Up an Extremely Difficult Trading Market

Placid Indices Cover Up an Extremely Difficult Trading Market

The technical pattern of the indices actually looks quite promising, but under the surface is a different story.