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

Using relative strength can be the key to trading success.
It doesn't pay to look for reasons to be negative.
Lazy, light-volume action kicks in ahead of the long weekend.
With the long weekend beckoning, the action will only get slower.
Fear of being left out is still driving the buyers.
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:03 AM EDT
Listening to the politicians criticize inversion deals is downright sickening. They seem to miss the fundament...
When we do see a dip, don't expect it to last for long.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:06 PM EDT
Doug Kass has an interesting post up in which he states that the hubris among bulls is at unusually high level...
If you're new to trading, take this advice to heart.
Next week will have opportunities for those who are willing to work. 


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