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

Nobody can make money with this sort of action.
We are not going to be shaken out of this lethargy until we have a little drama.
Biotech companies show more energy than the rest of the market Monday.
It is a tough trading environment, not only because the indices lack strong direction but also because individual stock picking is very challenging.
Managing risk requires accepting that you'll be wrong sometimes and planning accordingly; just ask Bill Ackman.
It has failed to build on 2 rally attempts so far this month.
Trading radar isn't picking up much that's worthwhile.
Remember that flat action requires much more selective stock picking.
But it's easy to be annoyed with it.
The effects of the Fed have worn off, but the bears aren't gaining any traction.

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