James "Rev Shark" DePorre 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 is founder and CEO of Shark Asset Management, an investment management firm, and he also operates sharkinvesting.com, an interactive online community that serves and educates active investors.Expand

DePorre holds business and law degrees from the University of Michigan, is a member of the Michigan Bar Association and a former attorney and CPA. He lives in Anna Maria Island, Fla., and Conover, N.C., with his wife and three children. Under no circumstances does the information in this column represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks.Collapse

While we must respect the power of this uptrend, we need to focus on managing positions.
Even momentum traders wonder how long this can go on.
We need downside to create more opportunities.
Finding new buys becomes more difficult, and knowing when to lock in gains isn't easy, either.
Eventually the character of the price action will shift, and that will be our cue to change our view of the market.
There is someone else on the other side of our trades and they aren't the dupe or patsy we would like to believe.
Bears keep waiting for a Trumpian disaster.
The indices may test intraday lows, which we haven't seen at this point in the day in a very long time.
The bullish sentiment has been elevated for nearly six weeks now.
Buyers are often too impatient.

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