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

Of course, the bears are hoping the Fed will derail it.
But there was minor erosion under the surface.
Trading conditions are strong but not easy.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:08 AM EDT
I'm back after a brief vacation. As I get back up to speed a few things caught my eye. 1. There seems to be qu...
Conditions can change at a moment's notice.
But you need to be ruthless when managing your positions.
Existing trends are sticky; top calling has been treacherous.
There are some good levels to work with in the near term.
That's particularly important to keep in mind right now.
We're in a position for some sort of reflexive bounce.

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