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

Time and again weak starts have found dip buyers.
Remember the saying about never shorting a dull market.
It's painfully slow, but the uptrend is still in place.
Keep in mind, there are no obvious signs of top forming.
It's hard to feel good about this market.
Having a problem liking this market? Consider your mindset.
Trading isn't what it was, but a shift may be coming.
Bulls: Stocks kept Thursday's gains. Bears: But they didn't build on them.
Many traders are caught leaning the wrong way.
| May 14, 2015
| 9:16 AM EDT
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