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

Indices are just trying to catch up with what has already happened to the great majority of stocks.
Six years after the Great Recession and central bankers are still trying to find an effective way to bolster economic growth.
I'm inclined to look at short entry points at the moment.
There were a lot of players muttering about randomness of the action.
To navigate difficult markets, set aside your bias and embrace the opposing viewpoints.
Another interesting change is the bounce in biotechnology.
| Feb 04, 2016
| 7:51 AM EST
We have lived with machine driven action for a long time but the massive turn yesterday afternoon at 2 pm ET r...
It's a good sign that some stocks have stopped falling like rocks.
Markets are never totally logical, as today demonstrates.
We will have some very sharp upward spikes as this action plays out, but the essence of downtrends and bear markets is failed bounces.

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