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

Prudent traders have little choice but to increase their defensiveness.
The price action should be our guide, and right now it is flashing some warning signs.
The sharp reversal Thursday was overdue and may herald the start of better trading opportunities.
The 100-point turnaround in the Nasdaq isn't surprising, but should be a wake up call.
The powerful moves in the social media giant and Nasdaq 100 come as the broader market is quite lethargic, which is reason for caution.
For now, it is the long side that is offering the best potential.
Low volatility adds to lack of drama.
Fed to start unwinding balance sheet 'relatively soon.'
Smaller investors can react quite quickly; so I see no reason to rush into cash.
This is pretty typical Fed Day action, when traders do some quick trades while they wait.

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