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

I'm not particularly trusting, but these V-shaped bounces are prone to occur when they seem very unlikely.
The bears are going to grow louder and tell us why this bounce can't be trusted, but look to the price action if you want proper guidance.
If you follow them, selloffs should be cause for celebration, not dread.
Setup for a market pullback seems quite strong.
Friday morning bounce shows little trust as North Korea issue remains unsettled.
Job No. 1 is to be in a position to protect precious capital just in case the pessimists finally are correct.
If there was a real change in character today there are plenty of bulls still poorly positioned.
This may be more than just a brief pause in the market.
No news = no reaction.
All those stories about valuations, the economy, politics, central banks and so on just don't matter.

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