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

The action in individual stocks is narrower than I would like to see.
Don't let bad results push you to make trades that you shouldn't.
Trends have a great tendency to persist.
And no one thinks it's going to be easy to navigate.
Small-caps lagged badly today.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:18 AM EDT
In the "old" days finding good setups was the name of the game. These days the only setup that matters is a di...
Though the action was strong, it moved too fast for most investors.
But I have doubts how easily a straight-up recovery can be pulled off.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:27 AM EDT
There sure are a lot of folks calling a market bottom. I don't play that game but even if we have seen the low...
Everything else is just a variation.

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